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Fujitsu Showcases ‘Trusted’ AI Technologies at 2019 Fujitsu Innovation Gathering in London

Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Ltd.

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  • World first demonstrations of Fujitsu’s latest AI technologies, applying trusted AI solutions to solve real-world challenges, highlighting areas including finance, manufacturing, cyber security, transport, and utilities
  • One-day Fujitsu Innovation Gathering event alongside London leg of annual Fujitsu World Tour, combining keynotes, in-depth technology presentations and comprehensive demonstration
  • Fujitsu Laboratories’ cutting-edge ‘Digital Trust’ R&D strategy highlighted as the foundation for accelerating digital transformation for society and business
  • High-profile discussion on AI Ethics featuring panelists from Oxford University, BMW Research, ACCA and the TUM/AI4People Scientific Committee
London, July 01, 2019 – Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe will be hosting the seventh annual Fujitsu Innovation Gathering on July 4th, showcasing the latest cutting-edge technologies from Fujitsu Laboratories’ global R&D activities. Taking place alongside the London leg of the annual Fujitsu World Tour, the Fujitsu Innovation Gathering will highlight the challenges of digital transformation and its delivery, combining thought-provoking keynotes, insightful breakout sessions and a comprehensive exhibition with seven world-first technology demonstrations. These include Fujitsu’s innovative data filtering technologies applied to combat money laundering, a new 360-view accountable AI framework applied to improving trust in motor insurance services, Topological Data Analysis (TDA) shedding new light on arrhythmia, and Fujitsu’s state of the art Trusted ID exchange technology.
In his keynote, Dr Hirotaka Hara’s, Representative Director and Corporate Executive Officer of Fujitsu Laboratories, will present the concept of Digital Trust as the crucial foundation for accelerating digital transformation, outlining how Fujitsu’s cutting-edge R&D strategy is working to realise this objective. He explains, “Over the past 50 years, Fujitsu Laboratories has consistently expanded the frontier of technology through R&D on leading-edge technologies, contributing to the creation of a myriad of ground-breaking new products, solutions and services. Today, our focus is on how to achieve trust and to co-create with our customers and partners to develop a digital society, applying our ground-breaking research to solve the pressing challenges faced by society and business. The annual Fujitsu Innovation Gathering represents an important platform to demonstrate the results of our R&D, and to engage in dialogue with a wide cross-section of customers and collaboration partners – identifying new ways of co-creating and innovating to help our customers accelerate their digital transformation process.”
The dedicated Fujitsu Innovation Gathering breakout session track covers three important topics:
  • Towards Trustworthy AI: Preserving transparency and auditability, featuring University of Oxford’s Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo, Dr Hans-Jörg Vögel from BMW Research, Narayanana Vaidyanathan from ACCA, Dr Christoph Luetge from TUM Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence and the AI4People Scientific Committee, and Dr Aisha Naseer from Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe
  • Creating Cutting-Edge Solutions for Digital Innovation, with Advanced Technologies – presented by Daiki Masumoto, Corporate Executive Officer & Head of Digital Innovation Core Unit, Fujitsu Laboratories
  • Trusted Data System Technologies for the Distributed Data Society – presented by Akira Ito, Senior Manager, Trusted Data System Project, Super Middleware Unit, Fujitsu Laboratories
During the event, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe will also announce two new AI technologies, as CEO Dr Adel Rouz elaborates, “Our annual Fujitsu Innovation Gathering is a unique showcase, bringing together the trailblazing work conducted by Fujitsu Laboratories’ experts from all parts of the world. This year we are announcing two important developments resulting from our ongoing research. The first is an advanced automatic unsupervised defect detection solution, which dramatically cuts the cost of creating new AI solutions for visual inspection applications, such as manufacturing, infrastructure maintenance and healthcare. The second innovation is a new AI-based technology to automate the medical coding of non-structured medical texts, enabling medical professionals to gain access to patient information faster and thereby freeing up their time to focus on patient care.”

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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 132,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.0 trillion yen (US $36 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com/global/.

About Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe

Established in 2001 and with an active presence in Europe since 1990, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited represents Fujitsu Laboratories across EMEIA, focused on the creation of cutting-edge innovations that benefit society and business. By adopting a co-creation strategy and working with customers and collaboration partners, its extensive R&D and co-creation activities span Artificial Intelligence, Trusted Technologies, AI Ethics, Blockchain, Cyber Security, Approximate Computing and Digital Annealer applications. Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe is considered one of the leading research and development centers in EMEIA, with its wide range of R&D and co-creation activities focusing on cutting edge innovations that address real-world challenges, underpinned by ethical concepts. For more information, please seehttp://www.fujitsu.com/uk/fle/.

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Date: 01 July, 2019
City: London
Company: Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe

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