GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Robotics and AI to predict and fight wildfires
/ Artificial Intelligence, Robotics for Good, Smart Cities

Robotics and AI to predict and fight wildfires

With global warming, wildfires are becoming more frequent and intense. Current risk management systems are insufficiently equipped to cope with ...
New ITU focus group invites collaboration for open and inclusive metaverse
/ Artificial Intelligence

New ITU focus group invites collaboration for open and inclusive metaverse

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has established an expert focus group to work towards international technical standards for the metaverse ...
Understanding and addressing the barriers to equitable energy access
/ Energy, Innovation & Creativity, Smart Cities

Understanding and addressing the barriers to equitable energy access

Energy is at the center of human and economic development – it is what powers economies and sustains societies. People ...
Social robots changing lives
/ Artificial Intelligence, Innovation & Creativity, Robotics for Good

Social robots changing lives

by Irina Timoshenko Would you adopt a robot as a care-giver for your loved ones? What about a robot social ...
How AI and the latest technologies can accelerate progress on sustainability goals
/ Artificial Intelligence, Innovation & Creativity

How AI and the latest technologies can accelerate progress on sustainability goals

By Jamie Thomas, general manager, IBM strategy and development It’s common knowledge that recycling, reducing waste and buying sustainably sourced ...
Meet BlueSea Robotics: The start-up building cleaning robots to make the shipping industry more sustainable
/ Artificial Intelligence, Environment & Climate change, Health, Innovation & Creativity, Robotics for Good

Meet BlueSea Robotics: The start-up building cleaning robots to make the shipping industry more sustainable

The latest ITU AI For Good Innovation Factory is supporting start-ups that are using artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics to ...
AI and machine learning transforming 5G telecommunications
/ 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Innovation & Creativity, Machine Learning

AI and machine learning transforming 5G telecommunications

By Miya Nishio The field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1950s, when Alan Turing first posed ...
7 AI innovations helping to combat climate change
/ Environment & Climate change, Innovation & Creativity

7 AI innovations helping to combat climate change

Featured image credit: NASA By Erin Kalejs  Our planet’s global average temperature is altering at a dangerous pace due to ...