Amazon, Apple, Google, Meta and Microsoft Collaborate to Improve Speech Recognition Technology

The ability to communicate and operate devices through speech is crucial for anyone interacting with technology today.. However, these technologies do not benefit the millions of people around the world who have various disabilities. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in the United States launched on Monday October 3 the “Speech Accessibility Project”, a … Read more

Canal+ merges the technical means of broadcasting its DTT and satellite offers thanks to One Beam technology

(Ecofin Agency) – In Africa, several operators offer DTT packages in addition to their channels, accessible by satellite. The implementation of such an offer requires significant investments in satellite capacity to broadcast the two bouquets. Canal+ is currently upgrading its TNT Easy TV service. The platform has been migrated from a standard DVB-T2/T2MI broadcast, dedicated … Read more

Nigeria wants to deploy technology to verify payment of taxes by service providers

(Ecofin Agency) – The Nigerian telecommunications sector is growing. The regulator wants to make sure service providers pay their taxes to support the government as it seeks to raise revenue. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is planning to deploy technology to ensure that network service providers pay taxes and other obligations due to the federal … Read more

Amazon, Apple, Google, Meta and Microsoft Collaborate to Improve Speech Recognition Technology

The ability to communicate and operate devices through speech is crucial for anyone interacting with technology today.. However, these technologies do not benefit the millions of people around the world who have various disabilities. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in the United States launched on Monday October 3 the “Speech Accessibility Project”, a … Read more

Delta University for Science and Technology incorporates Coursera courses into its curriculum

(Agence Ecofin) – The needs of the labor market are constantly changing. Graduates hoping to enter this market must have required skills that Delta University for science and technology wants to pass on to its students. Delta University for Science and Technology in Egypt and global online learning platform Coursera announced a partnership to improve … Read more

Togo: laying of the first stone of the University Pole of Innovation and Technology

OVERVIEW OF REFORMS BUSINESS CREATION (more informations) 15th worldwide and 1st in Africa on the Doing Business (DB) 2020 business creation indicator, Togo continues its reform dynamic, with new reforms… EXECUTION OF CONTRACTS (more informations) Still in the depths of the Doing Business ranking in terms of contract execution, Togo, driven by its dynamic of … Read more

Huawei launches innovative solutions to find the right technology for the right scenario

(HUAWEI) – On the second day From HUAWEI CONNECT 2022 Bangkok, Huawei launched a range of innovative infrastructure solutions to drive industry digitalization, finding the right technology for the right scenario. Industry stakeholders gathered and exchanged around the theme: “Innovative Infrastructure to Unleash Digital Potential”, to explore future directions and opportunities for industry digitization. They … Read more

storage technology will be the priority in the coming years (IRENA)

(Ecofin Agency) – In South Africa and Malawi, the Norwegian company Scatec recently got involved in two renewable energy projects with large storage capacities. The Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, Mr Francesco La Camera (pictured), told Daily News Egypt (DNE) that storage technology will be a priority in the coming period to … Read more

South Africa: Google will establish a data center in Cape Town in 2023 to compete with Amazon

Two of the biggest players in the cloud computing sector, Amazon Web Services and Google have strengthened their presence in South Africa in recent months. The aim is to establish data centers on the African continent in the next few years. Dr Alistair Mokoena, Country Director of Google South Africa, announced the opening in 2023 … Read more

AfDB Launches African Science, Technology and Innovation Fund to Complement Japan Africa Dream Scholarship Program

(African Development Bank) – The President of the African Development Bank Group, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, has commended the Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Grant, established by the Bank and the Japanese government, for its support of the Japan Africa program Dream Scholarship. The Japan Africa Dream Scholarship program awards two-year scholarships to outstanding African … Read more