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NEW: AI Event Detection in Arabic
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NEW: AI Event Detection in Arabic
SAM AI now detects events from social media in Arabic. This means faster and more accurate results for our clients monitoring global events!
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NEW: Multi-language AI Event Detection
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NEW: Multi-language AI Event Detection
SAM AI now detects events from Tweets in multiple languages. This means faster and more accurate results for our clients monitoring global events!
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NEW FEATURE: Filter by the Sources You Trust
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Starting today you can now filter breaking information by three source categories; Official, News and Chatter.
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Snap and SAM Partner to Break News Even Faster!
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We’re extremely excited to be partnering with Snap and be amongst the first to get our hands on the new Snap Kit API. Our real-time knowledge engine is able to detect and alert our users to breaking news that much faster and with an extremely valuable perspective, the eyewitness at the scene.
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Using SAM’s Knowledge Engine to Detect Business Continuity Crises
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Using SAM’s Knowledge Engine to Detect Business Continuity Crises
Business continuity teams are under constant pressure to reduce the impact disruptions have on downtime - where one minute can cost upward of $14,000. SAM's Realtime Knowledge engine helps teams detect crises at their earliest moments, giving your team time when it's needed most.
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Monitoring Conflict Zones Without Relying on the Wandering Media Focus
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Monitoring Conflict Zones Without Relying on the Wandering Media Focus
It’s increasingly difficult to monitor risk in conflict zones that are losing western media attention. Social media is a decentralised source of on the ground information - consistent despite shifting media focus.
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Analyzing A Week of Catastrophic Aviation Failures
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The Real-Time Knowledge Engine has now been up and running for about a month and we’re starting to see some amazing progress in not only detecting events, but in understanding the entities involved in each incident. A great example of when this type of analysis becomes crucial is during the detec...
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Using Our Real-Time Knowledge Engine to Alert on Earthquakes Faster Than Government Sources
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Two weeks ago, we unveiled the public beta of our real-time knowledge engine. Here is one example of how we help our users know what is happening, when it happens. At 14:03 GMT, on Saturday Feb. 17th, a 4.6 magnitude earthquake was registered 20 km northeast of Swansea, Wales, UK. The first publi...
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Building a Realtime Knowledge Engine
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There was once a time when a nightly report was the best way to get up-to-date weather information. Now, we check a live-updating app on our phone (or make an API call) to plan, prepare, and react as the conditions change around us. We can’t imagine going back to a static weather report. Yet, the...
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Dr. Osmar R. Zaiane Joins SAM Board as First Technical Appointment
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The worldwide AI race is on. Governments around the globe are doubling down on investments in AI research and their ecosystems in hopes of fostering the next tech revolution. Canada is no exception. In fact, in the words of Eric Schmidt: we have not only doubled down, we have quadrupled down. (fu...
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