Forget sci-fi visions of a future ruled by artificially intelligent computers — AI is already doing extraordinary work across fields like medicine, the arts, commerce and more. Machine learning, in particular, is proving its potential as companies around the world make use of the technology that powers a computer’s ability to “learn” based on real-world data inputs rather than explicit programming.
As the machine learning industry grows, Austin continues to be on the cutting edge of this futuristic technology. We’ve rounded up some of the most exciting companies in the machine learning world; learn their names now so you can say you knew them when.
CognitiveScale proves that no company is too large nor too small to reap the benefits of machine learning. Since 2013, CognitiveScale has been building machine learning solutions for clients ranging from Under Armor to Dell, with a focus on creating scalable and adaptable products specific to their clients’ needs.
New Knowledge uses machine learning to stop the virtual spread of misinformation. The startup builds tech that monitors social media spaces, news outlets and more to identify false narratives and stop them in their tracks. New Knowledge was founded in 2015.
OneSpot brings machine learning into the marketing world, with its suite of tools that allow brands like Campbell’s and Delta to create personalized experiences for their consumers. OneSpot’s technology helps companies understand consumer behavior and preferences before delivering personalized emails, cross-channel experiences and more.
At Code Pilot, machine learning helps coders and companies find dream jobs and dream talent, respectively. The Code Pilot platform reads through an individual’s code, and allows it to “speak for itself” by providing key insights to hiring teams and enabling them to make assessments about a candidate’s real fit and potential.
Senseye is working with the moonshot goal of achieving “human computer symbiosis.” In layman’s terms, the company is working on building real emotional interactions between humans and computers, and unlocking the potential that could lie in these relationships.
Axon Terminal is the machine learning answer to logistics. The company’s platform helps coordinate freight shipments with scheduling, payment, communications and more. This new company, founded just earlier this year, is already proving how machine learning can bring old, tech-shy industries into modern times.