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Enough consultation, time for action on connected cars: experts

telecom | 03/27/2018 6:17 pm EDT

The government has spent years consulting on connected and autonomous cars and now is the time for it to act, Barrie Kirk, executive director of the think tank Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE), told a Parliamentary committee on the first day of its...

Use of AI will bring benefits to telecoms, but also risks

Media | 05/01/2017 5:22 pm EDT

Artificial intelligence is a tool telecoms will increasingly use to manage networks and enhance various products, but its susceptibility to hacking will also pose big security-related concerns, especially if used for critical infrastructure, according to experts. AI, which is software programmed to think and operate like humans, is a fast-growing technology that will help automate functions in the economy previously done by humans. It’s also a technology that’s been drawing government attention. The federal budget, which committed to growing “Canada’s advantage...