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Can robotics, AI provide an edge for retailers?

Can robotics, AI provide an edge for retailers?

NEW YORK — The digital economy is revolutionizing the retail sector with rapidly evolving technology and a borderless connected world raising consumer awareness and ­expectations. Today’s retailers are finding the demands less predictable, with consumers having access to more channels. These shifting demands are pushing retailers to look for opportunities to create market-relevant differentiation, which

How AI can help identify adverse drug reactions

How AI can help identify adverse drug reactions

Medical treatments are prescribed to alleviate illness, but sometimes their effects can be harmful. A prescribed treatment can lead to an unexpected adverse drug reaction (ADR), causing fresh or further harm. This is typically the result of the incorrect medication or dosage being prescribed, or it can occur because of an interaction of a combination

J&J Vision intros AI virtual assistant for contact lenses

J&J Vision intros AI virtual assistant for contact lenses

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Johnson & Johnson Vision today introduced Andy, a virtual assistant chatbot powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Andy is designed to help guide U.S. consumers throughout their Acuvue Brand Contact Lens journey – from those considering contact lenses for the first time to long-term wearers. The chatbot also provides intuitive coaching to help

Drug chains could benefit from ubiquity of AI

Drug chains could benefit from ubiquity of AI

NEW YORK — It sounds like a science fiction plot: machines and computers operating with intelligent and human-like behavior. But artificial intelligence (AI) is real and relevant to any task involving the intellect, and AI applications affect nearly all aspects of modern human life. In industry, AI is so ubiquitous that it often goes unnoticed,