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New ways of microscopy
ZEISS AI Sample Finder, ZEISS ZEN Intellesis, ZEISS ART 2.0 and ZEISS Labscope: Four AI-supported solutions that simplify microscopy – and take it into the future.
We use it every day: the smartphone. The little helper in your pocket is packed with artificial intelligence. The keyboard recognizes typing behavior, the phone book recognizes the most important contacts, and the voice recognition recognizes our voice. This requires computing power. ZEISS enables the semiconductor industry to produce ever smaller, more powerful and energy-efficient microchips – and thus ensures that smartphones, including AI, become ever more intelligent.
Smart housemates have moved into modern households. This does not have to be the thoroughly digitalized smart home. Artificial intelligence is already programmed into smart TVs, for example in the applications of streaming services. Anyone who has a voice bot at home is conversing with artificial intelligence on a daily basis. And most recently, ZEISS technology is also built into the Multifunctional Smart Glass.
Modern factories rely on automation and artificial intelligence. Machines are no longer operated by humans alone. Automation is the keyword: ZEISS develops innovative solutions for quality assurance with which measurement data can be automatically recorded, evaluated and forwarded in real time. With the help of algorithms, the data is analyzed to distinguish between good and bad parts, for example. Welcome to the new industrial age.
Man and machine not only act in unison, they also speak the same language. Thus, algorithms trained on speech can recognize it – and derive actions. A voice bot responds to specific commands. A text tool transcribes spoken words. A voice control executes issued commands. This is how speech recognition is changing the relationship between humans and machines. This is a benefit that ZEISS is already taking advantage of in the user experience of microscopes or in customer service.
When it comes to autonomous driving, people believe the car actually drives itself. In reality, an artificial intelligence controls the vehicle. Among other things, ZEISS sensors measure the distance to the vehicle in front. This generates a large amount of data that needs to be analyzed in real time. Finally, the vehicle must react when the car in front of it brakes hard. Algorithms scan this data to identify which driving behavior is appropriate.
Many people associate ZEISS with optics and photonics. What many people are unaware of is how much we have invested over the last few years in building software and AI expertise across the organization.
Machine-based models support fault diagnosis in manufacturing. ZEISS Automated Defect Detection detects defects in high-tech parts reliably, quickly and automatically.
The ZEISS AM in-process automatically classifies defects using AI. In this way, preventive and corrective measures can be implemented for each defect class.
APEER by ZEISS, the new generation of ZEISS image analysis, makes it possible to easily and quickly train and reproduce AI-based image segmentation models and obtain results.
AI has come to fruition. ZEISS is taking advantage of this and driving the technology forward. The healthcare sector will be automated, cars will only drive autonomously, science will advance at a more breathtaking pace and industry will be revolutionized. We are in the midst of a transformation.