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eHealth Care: Chilean AI might dramatically improve Covid contact tracing tech
Contxto– Sabrina Sepúlveda, a Chilean scientist, has created a mobile kit for detecting Covid-19 by means of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The kit uses an algorithm that, in combination with the patient’s symptoms, helps identify if there is a risk of infection prior to a PCR testing, the standard procedure. As of October 2020, two […]
Zippedi revamps robots to fight Covid in retailers
Contxto – Chilean Zippedi’s robots just got more tricked out. The startup recently added new features to its retail bots to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Why it’s a big deal: Considering how long “the new normal” will last, these additional services will come in handy for retailers that can become Covid-19 hot spots if […]
UV-wielding robots may be the answer to ridding hospitals of Covid-19
Contxto – The world continues to scramble and find ways to detect and disinfect itself of coronavirus. Many of these approaches mix pre-established principles with novel tech. In Mexico, Juan Sossa Azuela, a researcher from the National Polytechnic Institute is working to create robots to sanitize hospitals where Covid-19 patients can be found using ultraviolet […]
How Covid-19 created an Artificial Intelligence explosion
Contxto – Artificial intelligence (AI) technology was already quite the sought-after technology of 2020. Examples included the launch of SoftBank’s program to train professionals across Latin America in data science and AI. Not to mention the multiple cases of funding for AI startups like Brazilian Kzas and Colombian VOIQ. However coronavirus (Covid-19) has further illustrated […]
The sharing economy: Change of course or going back to take flight?
This week we had our Morning Coffee with Marcelo de Fuentes, Founder and General Director in Fundary Contxto – Prioritising access to the use of a commodity over owning it. It’s one of the big trends that studies from Euromonitor and Ernst & Young have seen make new generations distinctive and which are changing the […]
Telemedicine startup, Smart Doctor, teams up with Peruvian government
[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – Peruvian telemedicine startup Smart Doctor continues to facilitate access to healthcare consultation, especially regarding coronavirus-related concerns, through its platform. Not too long ago, the startup had enabled free medical consultations for users throughout Peru. And now Smart Doctor recently announced its partnership with the Peruvian government’s Ministry of Health. As part […]
Mexican robots will help medical personnel face Covid-19
[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – As someone with one too many friends who work in healthcare, I’m concerned about their exposure to coronavirus (Covid-19)—so it’s robots to the rescue? Entrepreneurs at Roomie IT have developed a robot prototype to be the first point of contact with potentially infected patients. So rather than expose medical personnel, […]
Mexican Companies Increase Their Presence at CES 2019
Contxto – Ah, Vegas! Home to more than 100 casinos, but also host of one of the most important technology events worldwide, the CES 2019. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place at the Vegas World Trade Center from January 8th to 10th, where rising consumer technologies gathered in order to display their progress. This […]