AI in the Factory of the Future

In February and March 2018, BCG conducted an online survey of companies in order to assess their progress in adopting AI in industrial operations, which we defined as producers’ core transformation processes, including production and related functions such as maintenance, product quality, and logistics. The survey also covered engineering and supply chain management.

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Part 1: China’s Surveillance State: AI Startups, Tech Giants Are At The Center Of The Government’s Plans

Facial recognition technology is penetrating deep into China. Cameras track passengers at railway stations, identify homeless people on the streets and even monitor worshippers in state-approved churches.

China’s nation-wide surveillance project, named Skynet, began as early as 2005. But recent advances in artificial intelligence have given the state’s surveillance efforts a boost.

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