Program Recognizes Top Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Companies and Solutions

AI Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Artificial Intelligence (AI) market, announced the winners of the inaugural AI Breakthrough Awards program. The winning AI Breakthrough selections showcase AI and machine learning technologies and companies that have both succeeded in pushing ingenuity and exemplifying the best in AI solutions across the globe.

“The global AI market is expected to be worth over seven billion dollars this year, and the industry is growing exponentially with numerous exciting technological developments progressing daily,” said James Johnson, managing director at AI Breakthrough. “With this amazing rate of market growth and development, AI Breakthrough is determined to recognize the standout AI solutions and companies. We are grateful for all of the nominations submitted and we are thrilled to announce the results of our inaugural program. Congratulations to all of our 2018 AI Breakthrough Award winners.”

The AI Breakthrough Awards program recognizes the artificial intelligence innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the world in a range of categories, including AI Platforms, Smart Robotics, Business Intelligence, Virtual Agents and Bots, Natural Language Processing, industry-specific AI applications and many more. The program attracted more than 2,500 award nominations from over 15 different countries throughout the world.

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Winning products and companies were selected based on a variety of criteria, including most innovative and technologically advanced products and services, with the ultimate goal of recognizing the “Break Through” nominations for AI technologies and companies.

Jensen Huang
Jensen Huang

The 2018 AI Breakthrough Award winners include:

AI Industry Leadership
-Best Artificial Intelligence CEO: Jensen Huang, NVIDIA
-Best AI Startup: Fusemachines
-Best Overall AI Solution: Verint, Intelligent Self-Service
-Best Overall AI Company: Google

AI Platforms
-Best Machine Learning Platform: Veritone
-Best Machine Learning Company: Infinia ML
-Best Deep Learning Platform: Deep Cognition
-Best Overall AI Platform: Qualcomm, Snapdragon Neural Processing SDK

Business Intelligence and Analytics
-Best Predictive Analytics Platform: Ambyint
-Best Predictive Analytics Solution:
-Best Behavioral AI Solution: Knowmail

Natural Language Processing (NLP)
-Best Natural Language Understanding (NLU) Solution: True AI
-Best Conversational Interface: SoundHound
-Best NLP Platform: Sinequa

Also Read: Linc Global Named Best AI Solution for Customer Service

Virtual Agents and Bots
-Best Intelligent Personal Assistant:
-Best Chatbot Solution: Progress, NativeChat

-Innovation Award for Cognitive Robotics: Intuition Robotics
-Best Overall Robotics Company: Airobotics

Decision Management
-Best Decision Management Solution: Pipeline

Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
-Best Robotic Process Automation Solution: Myndshft, M:IATM
-Best Robotic Process Automation Company: Blue Prism

Virtual Reality
-Best Use of Virtual Reality for Enterprise Applications: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
-Best Overall VR Company: Oculus VR

Industry Vertical Applications
-Best AI-based Solution for CyberSecurity: ExtraHop
-Best AI-based Solution for Financial Services: Sage, Pegg
-Best AI-based Solution for Healthcare: Curematch
-Best AI-based Solution for Transportation: Netradyne
-Best AI-based Solution for Manufacturing: Citrine Informatics
-Best AI-based Solution for Advertising: AdTheorent
-Best AI-based Solution for Marketing: Invoca
-Best AI-based Solution for Education: Osmo

Source: Marketing Technology Insights