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Before your dreams begin to fly, it’s time to check if you buckled it right

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Today’s a big day for us. Its confirmed that we’ve made it to the fourth batch of Google’s Launchpad accelerator for start-ups. The latest class of Launchpad has start-ups from across Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America, including six from India. These companies will work closely with Google for six months. They get equity-free support, access to […]

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Segmentation of Images using Deep Learning

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In computer vision, image segmentation is the process of dividing an image into parts and extracting the regions of interest. More precisely, image segmentation is the process of assigning a label to every pixel in an image such that pixels having similar characteristics have the same label. Historically, most problems in computer vision involved using […]

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Medical Video Analytics and Deep Learning

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A wise person once said “A picture speaks a thousand words” citing the amount of information that is self-contained in a picture. Along the same lines, it wouldn’t be grossly wrong to say that “A video illustrates a thousand pictures”. Needless to say, the amount of information that can be extracted from a video is […]

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The art of teaching machines to interpret and analyse medical images

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Ever since the wonder invention of microscope by Anton van Leeuwenhoek and the discovery of the X-rays by Wilhelm Röntgen, the field of medical image analysis has developed into a life saving discipline, offering previously unattained opportunities for diagnosis. Medical images have, since then, played an important role in everyday medical practice. It is even […]

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Manthana: Our Indigenous AI Platform

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We at SigTuple, are building 5 different startups. Actually, we build smart screening solutions for the medical industry – to analyse peripheral blood smears, urine, semen, retinal scans and chest x-rays. These are 5 different startups right there if you look at it. We get asked often – “How are you able to work and […]

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Important Aspects in Smart Segmentation of Medical Objects of Interest

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Segmentation of object is an age old problem in computer vision. Also, it is the first step in many object recognition and tracking tasks. Image segmentation is the process of partitioning a digital image into multiple segments such that each segment make sense of the object of interest. Another view of object segmentation is to […]

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Quality and Regulatory Compliance for AI: An Auditor’s Perspective

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A Quality Management System (QMS) is a set of procedures and work instructions that a company creates for all internal verticals, to effectively achieve the goals of the company. The requirements from various standards/directives/guidelines are identified and the applicable requirements for the companies QMS and target regulatory markets are set as an agenda for accomplishment. […]

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Using Unbalanced Datasets for Deep Learning in Medicine

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Deep learning is now considered a panacea to all classification problems; especially those involving images. This is especially true of the medical diagnostic world which generates several petabytes of data each year. With today’s medicine moving to an evidence based diagnosis, this would increase every year. As such, it is a burgeoning challenge for data […]

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Challenges in the design of a Smart Microscope

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A smart microscope, as in our product Shonit, is a digitization solution which converts the physical slide images into digital images for processing through our cloud based AI platform. While designing these robots, several technical challenges exist which are closely dependent on cost. To get a feel of the journey up ahead, here is an […]

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Protecting Artificial Intelligence Inventions: The Conundrum of Software Being Patent Eligible Subject Matter

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The artificial intelligence market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 53.65% till 2020, with the healthcare sector being at the forefront of the disruption [1]. Organizations, big and small, are investing huge sums into machine learning and artificial intelligence research and development. But how do you protect what you […]

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