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13Jun, 2017
  • iMerit_eCommerce

eCommerce: Turning Big Data Challenges into Opportunities with Human Computing

By |June 13th, 2017|

The hyper-competitiveness of the e-commerce industry has turned it into one of the biggest drivers of technology innovation. Today, the need for differentiation and the pressure to discount is driving e-commerce companies to look more closely at big data innovations such as predictive and prescriptive analytics, as well as artificial intelligence solutions, to remain competitive. The challenge lies in vast amounts of data. Big data is providing the opportunity for [...]

17May, 2017
  • imerit crowdflower at TrainAI

CrowdFlower’s Train AI: Focusing on the Other 90%

By |May 17th, 2017|

Today is the day! The iMerit team is very excited to be attending CrowdFlower’s Train AI conference again this year as a premiere NDA partner and Silver Sponsor. iMerit partners with CrowdFlower to offer you a secure option for your sensitive and critical data projects through iMerit’s curated team of over 800 in-house data experts. There are so many great Artificial Intelligence conferences to attend every year. While many conferences [...]

16May, 2017
  • waymo and lyft partner imerit

Self-Driving Car Update: Waymo and Lyft Team Up And More

By |May 16th, 2017|

The New York Times reported on Sunday  that Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet, and the ride-sharing startup, Lyft are teaming up to bring self-driving technology to the mainstream. “We’re looking forward to working with Lyft to explore new self-driving products that will make our roads safer and transportation more accessible. Lyft’s vision and commitment to improving the way cities move will help Waymo’s self-driving technology reach [...]

28Apr, 2017
  • iMerit_ComputerVision_EmbeddedVisionSummit

Computer Vision Revolutionizes Baseball with In-Game Motion Capture Technology

By |April 28th, 2017|

On Monday, the iMerit team will be arriving in Santa Clara, California to join the many innovators, technologists, and engineers from the computer vision industry at this year’s Embedded Vision Summit. The Embedded Vision Summit brings product and application developers, business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs who are all focused on embedded vision together to see the latest in practical technology. Attendees get to see the latest in practical technology and [...]

13Apr, 2017
  • digital economy, microtasking

[Research] Big Data Drives Boom For Microwork and Impact Sourcing

By |April 13th, 2017|

A recent study released by development consulting firm Banyan Global sheds light on Microwork and Impact Sourcing highlighting the different sides of the industry by looking at what clients want out of service providers and how to ensure that workers are being offered steady work with future opportunity. Microwork is a series of small tasks which together constitute a larger project. Impact Sourcing, also known as socially responsible outsourcing, refers [...]

25Jan, 2017
  • AR-designing-room

Big Data Science Opportunities in Retail

By |January 25th, 2017|

Machine learning seems to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. The buzz at NRF Retail's BIG Show 2017 was no different. See what we learned about the intersection of retail and machine learning. Machine learning, combined with strong datasets and shoppers and trends, is already helping retailers create a customized, seamless, and predictive experience for their shoppers. As the predictive capabilities of computers improve, so will both online and [...]