artificial intelligence

  • Guides

    The impact of artificial intelligence on various industries

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not merely confined to futuristic paradigms; it serves as a transformative force that is currently reshaping myriad industries worldwide. Ranging from retail to healthcare, the potent capabilities of AI are optimising workflows, anchoring digital objectives, and hastening automation. But what precisely constitutes the impact of AI across diverse sectors? Let us probe this compelling topic. The…

  • Technology News

    Intel unveils two new AI chips for China: Navigating US sanctions with innovation

    Intel has recently announced the introduction of two new AI chips, the HL328 and HL388, specifically designed for the Chinese market. These chips, characterized by their adjusted capabilities, represent Intel’s strategic response to navigate through a maze of export controls and US sanctions. Set for release in the forthcoming months, these innovations mark a significant shift in how technology companies…

  • Business News

    Thai government plans six flagship AI projects in national strategy

    Six flagship projects, including the development of an artificial intelligence (AI) workforce and the Thai large language model (ThaiLLM), are on the cards for the second phase of the national AI strategy and action plan. The initiation of these projects is pending approval from a new National AI Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin. An estimated budget of 1.5…

  • Business News

    True Corporation unveils 2024 strategy with AI, digital growth focus

    True Corporation, the Thai telecommunications conglomerate, disclosed its tripartite strategic model for 2024. This strategy encompasses modernising its digital infrastructure, offering distinctive services to its customer base and redefining the company through the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and cutting-edge technologies. The company’s CEO, Manat Manavutiveth, has identified five disruptive elements for the current year, namely, global economic uncertainty, generative…

  • Education

    Revolutionising Thai schooling: The AI game changer

    In Thailand, the wave of artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping the educational landscape in ways previously unimaginable. It’s not just about integrating new technology into classrooms; it’s about redefining the entire learning process. As you dive into this transformative journey, you’ll discover how AI is not only enhancing teaching methods but also empowering students and educators alike with innovative tools…

  • Thailand News

    Mono next to test AI-generated news anchors on digital platform

    Mono Next, a publicly traded media and content provider, announced plans to test artificial intelligence (AI)-generated news anchors on its Mono 29 digital TV channel and online platform. The trial run, set to kick off next month, will be used to gauge audience reactions to these AI-generated anchors. Patompong Sirachairat, Mono’s chief executive, clarifies that the move is not aimed…

  • Food

    How AI revolutionises your food: From farm to fork

    In the fast-paced world of food innovation and production, Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer just a buzzword; it’s a game changer. From enhancing the quality of your morning cereal to ensuring the sustainability of your favourite snacks, AI’s role is both profound and transformative. Imagine a world where food waste is significantly reduced, and every product on your plate…

  • Business News

    Thailand aims to become Southeast Asia’s data centre hub

    The Thailand Data Centre Council (TDCC) is pushing to establish Thailand as the central hub for data centres in Southeast Asia in the next three years, amid rising competition with foreign data centre providers joining the market. From the United States, Japan, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, and India, global cloud data centre operators are turning their investment focus towards Thailand.…

  • Business News

    AWS plans to democratise generative AI as global fight heats up

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s cloud computing division, unveiled its plans to make technology and generative artificial intelligence (AI) readily available. This initiative comes as the global generative AI sector becomes increasingly competitive. Jaime Valles, AWS Vice President of the commercial sector for Asia-Pacific and Japan, highlighted the transformative influence of cloud computing in granting global access to technology and…

  • Business News

    Leading the way to the next era with ‘CRC OMNI-Intelligence’

    Yol Phokasub, Chief Executive Officer of Central Retail Corporation Public Company Limited or CRC, said “Central Retail continues to have strong growth amid various disruptions from technology disruption and the change in consumer behaviour to the arrival of generative AI and climate change. This is a result of Central Retail’s resilient ecosystem, which allows us to be able to adapt…

  • Business News

    AI, foldable screens, and gaming features target wealthy Thai consumers

    Premium smartphones equipped with artificial intelligence (AI), foldable screens, and specialised gaming features are being aggressively marketed by manufacturers to wealthy Thai consumers in the first quarter. This marketing strategy is in harmony with the Thai government’s shopping tax incentive and the festive atmosphere of the Chinese New Year. M Vision’s chief executive, Opas Cherdpunt, anticipates a minimum 10% rise…

  • Business News

    Thailand reduces foreign tech reliance with home-grown AI system

    Thailand is taking proactive steps to lessen its dependence on foreign technologies, with a particular focus on artificial intelligence(AI). To this end, the nation is intensifying its efforts around the development of a home-grown version of the generative pre-trained transformer (GPT) model known as Open ThaiGPT, said Chai Wutiwiwatchai, executive director of the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (Nectec).…

  • Business News

    Businesses warned of risks of not adopting AI, says Stanford professor

    Stanford University Graduate School of Business Professor Amir Goldberg stressed the urgency for businesses to actively engage with artificial intelligence (AI), according to a conversation with a former corporate executive. Highlighting the vital role AI plays in today’s competitive market, Professor Goldberg warned businesses of the risks of not adopting AI, likening it to a fast-moving train that cannot be…

  • Business News

    AI’s impact on jobs raises concerns, experts urge preparedness

    Concerns are rising across various sectors about the potential displacement of jobs due to the increasing adoption of artificial intelligence (AI), with experts advising organisations and individuals to prepare for the inevitable impact. A recent blog post by Kristalina Georgieva, chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), suggested that AI would affect nearly 40% of global jobs, replacing some and…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand’s major negotiation tool to be AI at World Economic Forum

    Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is set to unleash Thailand’s secret weapon, artificial intelligence (AI), at the 54th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. This year, the WEF is not just a meeting, it’s a battleground for global leaders navigating a world torn apart by geopolitics and AI advancements. Thailand’s 12th year at the WEF is more critical than ever, with…

  • Business News

    Elon Musk aims for 25% voting control for AI and robotics expansion

    The world’s most affluent individual and Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed yesterday that he would feel uneasy expanding the electric vehicle (EV) company’s presence in the artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics sectors unless he possesses at least a quarter of the company’s voting control. This is a significant increase from his current 13% stake in the company. He voiced this…

  • Business News

    GenAI set to go mainstream in 2024 amidst privacy concerns

    As the year 2024 unfolds, the implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology into businesses is becoming increasingly important. With the rise of Generative AI (GenAI) and data protection, businesses, regulators, and individuals must adapt to the evolving landscape. This is particularly poignant in the ASEAN region, where privacy regulations, such as those in Thailand and Indonesia, are still relatively new.…

  • Business News

    AI set to revolutionise HR processes in 2024

    The transformative power of artificial intelligence (AI) in the field of human resources (HR) was the primary topic of conversation at a recent meeting among strategic people and HR leaders. Industry reports are beginning to showcase how these conversations align with the evolving reality. HR is no longer a purely administrative function; it must lead transformative initiatives, with many professionals…

  • World News

    Middle-aged man tricks viewers using AI face-swapping technology on TikTok

    A TikTok user, @aifaceai, caused a stir on social media after revealing the true identity of a seemingly attractive female streamer. The streamer was initially believed to be a beautiful woman, given her natural demeanour, and seemingly no use of beauty filters. However, when the artificial intelligence (AI) software was suddenly switched off, the viewers were left in shock as…

  • Lifestyle

    Artificial Intelligence: The silent partner in our digital development

    In the grand scheme of global events, the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands as a monumental milestone. Indeed, AI’s tendrils reach far and wide, influencing myriad aspects of our daily lives. From the way we work to how we play, AI’s impact is undeniable, weaving a complex tapestry of technological triumphs across the globe. Transforming workplaces Artificial Intelligence (AI)…

  • Thailand News

    Thai man’s test drive goes viral as EV’s AI says ‘I quit’

    An amusing incident involving a young man test-driving an electric vehicle (EV) has gone viral on social media today. While attempting to command the vehicle’s artificial intelligence (AI) to lower the windows, the AI responded with the unexpected phrase, “I quit,” causing a wave of laughter across the online community. The story was shared by a user on Facebook’s EV…

  • Thailand News

    China’s outbound tourism surges due to strategic visa policies and AI use

    The increase in China‘s outbound tourism can be linked to the strategic visa policies and the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in travel assistants, as stated by Trip.com Group, China’s leading online travel platform. The group’s vice president and managing director of international markets, Boon Sian Chai, highlighted the significance of visa waivers introduced in September in the revival of…

  • Business News

    Thailand leaps in digital competitiveness ranking, claims 35th spot globally

    Thailand has made significant strides in its digital competitiveness, jumping five spots from the previous year to rank 35th out of 64 economic territories. This progress is revealed in the World Digital Competitiveness Ranking (WDCR) 2023, published by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). The uplift in ranking is a result of advancements in three pivotal areas: technology, knowledge,…

  • Thailand News

    Thai PBS forum explores AI’s future role in newsrooms

    The Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS World) yesterday, in collaboration with Techsauce, the National Innovation Agency (NIA), the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) and MediaScope, held the Thai PBS World Forum. The forum, themed AI and the Future of Newsroom, was a platform for thought leadership and the exchange of perspectives with regional media organisations to drive the direction…

  • Business News

    AI adoption boom: Igniting innovation, doubling productivity, and fostering cross-gen cooperation

    The revolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in businesses is underway, igniting innovation, boosting productivity by twofold, and fostering cross-generational cooperation. Currently, the United States alone hosts over 14,700 AI startups, with more sprouting daily, according to McKinsey. Forecasts suggest that AI adoption and digitisation will automate between 30% and 40% of existing jobs, augment 50 to 60% of job tasks,…

  • Business News

    Businesses ride the AI technology wave: Boosting creativity and productivity in Thailand

    The world of business has seen a seismic shift as artificial intelligence (AI) takes centre stage. AI technology is being harnessed to enhance creativity and productivity, with millions already reaping the benefits. The rise in AI-powered products from startups and organisations is visibly transforming every industry sector. Canva, a widely used visual communication platform in Thailand, is a prime example.…

  • Business News

    Siriraj Hospital partners with Cariva to bolster Thailand’s medical AI ecosystem

    Siriraj Hospital‘s Faculty of Medicine, under Mahidol University, is partnering with local artificial intelligence (AI) start-up, Cariva (Thailand), to utilise AI technology in enhancing medical treatment and developing innovative medical products and services. This collaboration is aimed at solidifying Thailand’s reputation as a medical hub and facilitating the export of AI-driven healthcare innovations to the Asia-Pacific region. Dr Apichat Asavamongkolkul,…

  • Business News

    Meta Thailand leverages AI for enhanced ROI and growth of reels

    In an economic climate that continues to pose challenges, Meta Thailand is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the return on investment for businesses and advertisers. The company is also concentrating on the development of Reels, their short video clip service that serves as a competitor to TikTok. Prae Dumrongmongcolgul, the country director for Meta in Thailand, said… “We plan…

  • Business News

    Revenue department to use AI for virtual tax consultation with taxpayers

    Plans are underway within the Revenue Department to employ online chatbots to provide virtual tax consultation for taxpayers. Director-General Lavaron Sangsnit confided that discussions have commenced with a notable tech entity, Microsoft Corp, concerning the integration of such programmed interactive platforms to offer simplified answers to tax-related queries. The objective of this manoeuvre, states the director-general, is to provide a…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok utilises AI-assisted cameras for traffic control, pedestrian safety

    An intrusive blare rings out as a vehicle pulls up to the traffic lights at the Wong Sawang intersection. A Thai message reverberates in the air, courteously requesting, “Please don’t obstruct the zebra crossing. Thank you.” The alarm and its accompanying reminder will persist relentlessly until all drivers awaiting the signal’s shift from red to green have relocated their vehicles…