Startup WAY TO AI at World AI Cannes Festival conference – local artificial intelligence enthusiasts interacting with the world of innovation

About us

WAY TO AI is a startup born in the heart of Grójec County, born out of passion and a practical love of artificial intelligence technology. We are a team of enthusiasts who not only live AI technology, but are also committed to creating innovative solutions based on linguistic machine learning (NLP) models. Our commitment to developing our own innovations and our drive to expand awareness of AI’s potential among our community resulted in the creation of WAY TO AI. We have the ambition that our activities will contribute to the evolution of both the local community and, in the future, the business community.

Introduction

Our adventure at the World Artificial Intelligence Cannes Festival (WAICF) was a unique experience for us, members of the WAY TO AI team, which not only broadened our horizons, but also strengthened our passion for AI technology. On a wave of inspiration and enthusiasm, as enthusiasts of this disruptive technology, we came to the festival with a clear goal – to explore the latest developments in artificial intelligence and juxtapose our original projects, including our R&D project Gracjan AI, with innovations presented by other startups.

As a startup actively engaged in the development and use of artificial intelligence, we had a unique opportunity to immerse ourselves in the innovation ecosystem that is the heart of WAICF. This was the place where our projects could be juxtaposed with ideas and solutions presented by industry leaders. The experience exceeded our wildest expectations, opening up new perspectives and opportunities.

The diversity of the sections allowed every group with an impact on AI development to find something for themselves, whether the attendees were researchers, developers or simply AI enthusiasts.

The Startup Pitchs section was one of the most valuable parts of WAICF, combining presentations from the top 50 startup founders who are not only changing the technology game, but defining it. It was an amazing time for us to network, share experiences and inspiration.

The demo sessions allowed us to see the latest market solutions in action, giving us “tangible” proof of how the products work and helping us make the best purchasing decisions for our future AI projects.

The section of The Ambassador Theatre showed us what possibilities today’s AI opens up, inspiring us to think about future innovations and their impact on society and organizations. This was the moment when our theoretical approach to AI faced real-world examples of its applications.

At Applications Stage, we had the opportunity to see how AI is bringing progress to organizations by focusing on different industries. Examples of applications in medicine, finance or logistics have shown us the wide range of possibilities of this technology.

The Tech & Strategy Stage provided us with valuable insights on how to best utilize various AI technologies and how to scale our businesses to reach the next level of growth. This was a source of key insights for us, which we will certainly use in our future projects.

The Alan Turing Agora with EuropIA Institute-led conferences was where theory met practice, offering a wide range of topics from ethics in AI to the latest developments in machine learning.

InnerEye blurs the boundaries between brain and computer

In the heart of the World Artificial Intelligence Cannes Festival, our WAY TO AI team had the opportunity to experience a fascinating interaction with the InnerEye device from Macnica ATD Europe. InnerEye combines human intellect with advanced neuroscience technology and machine learning algorithms. We witnessed how the device uses brain waves to process visual content quickly and accurately, which has the potential to revolutionize practice in many industries.

How does InnerEye Open New Horizons?

InnerEye is an innovative technology that combines human intelligence and artificial intelligence (AI) into one unified learning and decision-making system. It uses special headphones with EEG sensors to record the user’s brain waves in real time while performing tasks such as visual inspection.

Practical Applications of InnerEye

During the festival, InnerEye impressed us with its ability to analyze visual data, with applications ranging from medical diagnostic applications to improving experiences in the entertainment industry. Using brainwaves to interact with AI algorithms can significantly speed up decision-making processes and opens a new era in brain-computer interfaces.

Development Prospects

The InnerEye device is more than a technology; it is a vision of the future, where the boundary between the human mind and the machine is becoming increasingly fluid. We are excited about the possibilities this opens up, and look forward to further research and development of applications using this innovative solution..

Impressions WAY TO AI

Our interaction with InnerEye at WAICF was inspiring. This experience not only showed us what is possible when the human mind meets the latest AI technology, but also intrigued us as to how far we can go in harmoniously combining the two worlds. This is another step toward understanding and fully utilizing the unlimited potential of the human brain in symbiosis with machines. InnerEye is an example of how we, WAY TO AI, want to shape the future of technology: with courage, innovation and a constant search for new possibilities.

“CAPTCHA” – humanoid wise

The WAY TO AI team had the opportunity to meet face to face with the future: a humanoid robot, which is an advanced model equipped with a variety of sensors, representing technologies promoted by the EuropIA Institute. With its mission to democratize AI, the Institute puts humans at the center of technological progress, emphasizing the ethical aspects of human-machine interaction.

Talking to a robot

A robot like “CAPTCHA,” which we see in the photo, is living proof of how far robotics has come and how it can support human activities. During the festival, WAY TO AI leader Radek had the opportunity to speak with “CAPTCHA,” and their exchanges quickly hooked on deep philosophical questions. The question we asked about the meaning of the existence of human life was framed by the robot in a surprisingly accurate and wry way. CAPTCHA defined human existence as a cycle of birth, production and death, showing that even robots can possess a spark of “understanding” of the human condition, or it was a mere allusion on the part of this humanoid wiseacre of which he presented several.

A robot friend of man?

Such moments are not only a demonstration of technological mastery, but also remind us how important it is to maintain a humanistic approach to technology in an era of increasing automation. Robots that can process and interpret human emotions and behavior are becoming not just tools, but partners in the dialogue about the future of our shared world.

The idea of the EuropIA institute

The EuropIA Institute, headed by Marco Landi, is tasked with not only promoting such technologies, but also ensuring that they are developed and used in accordance with ethical principles. Through an active partnership with the Maison de l’Intelligence Artificielle and adherence to the European Ethics Charter and the Montreal Charter, the Institute is becoming a voice in the discussion of AI’s place in society.The Institute shows how artificial intelligence can be an integral part of our lives, enhancing human presence and action. This is an important step toward a future in which technology and humanity walk hand in hand, supporting each other in the pursuit of a better world.

Mona Lisa was watching us

This technological masterpiece, equipped with artificial intelligence mechanisms, allows interaction with the viewer, opening a whole new chapter in the history of interactive art.

Artificial Intelligence Reviving Classical Art.

Living Mona Lisa is not just an exhibit; it is a dialogue between tradition and innovation. Through the use of AI, Leonardo da Vinci’s artwork takes on new dynamic properties, responding to the movements and gestures of observers. Using cameras and machine learning algorithms, the Mona Lisa “watches” viewers, creating the impression that it “follows” their gaze. This gives the image a new depth and makes it more human, close to the modern viewer.

Technological Breakthrough in the Arts

Living Mona Lisa demonstrates how artificial intelligence can enrich the aesthetic experience, creating an interactive space where art communicates with the viewer in a way that was previously unattainable. This fascinating combination of culture and cutting-edge technology not only inspires artists to explore new forms of expression, but also encourages audiences to reflect on the future of art and its place in the digital age.

Beyond the Horizon Living Mona Lisa

Our experience with the Living Mona Lisa at WAICF opens up a wide range of possibilities for future WAY TO AI projects. We see great potential in the further development of interactive artworks that can change the way we perceive and experience culture. This is just a prelude to a future in which artificial intelligence and art are intertwined, offering unprecedented aesthetic and emotional experiences.

Mirokai: Nicest Robot at WAICF 2024

Introduction to Mirokai

At the World Artificial Intelligence Cannes Festival 2024, our interaction with the Mirokai robot was one of the most charming moments. Inspired by fairy tale characters, Mirokai is distinguished by its unique combination of animal traits and childlike innocence, aiming not only to support but also to illuminate our daily lives.

Interactive Companion

Developed for integration into social life and services, the robot piqued our interest with its ability to interact with humans. By using the latest technology, Mirokai can make everyday tasks such as navigation and lifting objects easier, which can make a significant difference in the quality of service in places such as hospitals and hotels.

New Perspectives in the Humanization of Technology

Mirokai is no ordinary robot; it is a step toward humanizing technology, where the goal is not limited to functionality, but also includes an emotional dimension and mental comfort. The vision of its creators, who aim to bring magic to our interactions with machines, points to a future in which AI can be not only a tool but also a companion.

Mirokai’s Potential in the Health Industry

Particularly inspiring is Mirokai’s application in the health sector, where its ability to support medical personnel and patients can bring significant benefits. We can imagine how Mirokai can improve the mood of patients waiting for a doctor’s appointment, bringing smiles and a little joy during difficult times.

The robots are changing for We the People.

Mirokai represents a new era in robot development – an era in which technology becomes a friend, not just a tool. Our experience with Mirokai at WAICF 2024 allows us to look with optimism to a future where robots can become an integral part of our emotional and social world.

Arab robot Sara dismantling bridges between cultures

Interesting meeting with the Symbiosis of Technology and Culture

During our stay at the World Artificial Intelligence Cannes Festival (WAICF) 2024, we had the extraordinary opportunity to meet Sara, an interactive robot from Saudi Arabia that exemplifies how cutting-edge technology can combine with tradition. Designed with human expressions and movement, Sara not only offers assistance with daily tasks, but also understands and responds to human emotions, adding an empathetic dimension to machine interaction.

Sara: Technological Cultural Bridge

With her ability to recognize faces and respond to voice commands, Sara demonstrates how robots can bring cultural heritage and contemporary technology to international arenas such as WAICF. Her presence and interactions with participants not only facilitate communication, but also strengthen cross-cultural ties by showcasing Saudi Arabia’s technological capabilities.

Empathy and Innovation in One

Sarah’s design and capabilities point to a future in which robots will be able to function not only as assistants, but also as ambassadors of culture, education and health. The photo we took with Sara is a testament to our commitment to promoting these values, as well as our openness to dialogue between different technologies and cultures.

The Holographic Revolution: the Future of Presentation with Data Monsters and NVIDIA

AI-Driven Holograms: a New Era of Communication.

In a world dominated by digital innovation, holograms that were once the domain of science fiction are now becoming a reality, thanks to the work of companies like Data Monsters and tech giant NVIDIA. At WAICF 2024, we had the opportunity to see how these AI-powered holograms are transforming the way companies and brands engage their audiences.

Technological Symbiosis for Unforgettable Experiences

Data Monsters, using advanced GPUs and artificial intelligence from NVIDIA, designs interactive holograms that respond to users in real time. It’s not just a visual novelty for conferences and trade shows, but also a tool that transforms commercial and educational areas, creating memorable experiences and bringing a new dimension to the customer.

Holograms as Your New Presenters

With the help of AI, these holograms can serve as holographic representatives, capable of giving presentations, answering questions and interacting with the audience, regardless of their physical presence. Imagine being able to conduct interactive training sessions, lectures, or business meetings through these digital ambassadors.

A View of the Future

The partnership between Data Monsters and NVIDIA is an example of how AI and holograms are becoming an integral part of our professional and personal daily lives, offering new opportunities for communication and presentation. This visionary approach not only highlights the potential of AI in the future, but also opens new horizons for the way we experience and interact with technology.

NEUROPIN helped us discover the medical side of AI in practice

Meeting with Innovation in Medicine

Conversations with a representative of the startup NEUROPIN were inspiring for us. You can see how AI in medicine, an area that may not be our main focus, has significant potential to do good.

NEUROPIN: Precision in Neuroradiology

NEUROPIN is a company that uses artificial intelligence in neuroradiology, aiming to increase the speed and accuracy of diagnosis of chronic brain disorders. Their software, capable of automatically detecting anomalies, effectively monitoring patients and ensuring reliability, has the potential to change the face of neuroradiology diagnostics.

At WAY TO AI we try to anticipate the direction of AI we believe Qruise may be marking a “certain” breakthrough in science that is beginning.

Experimental Technology Development

Our experience with Qruise at WAICF 2024 was inspiring and shed light on the revolutionary changes they are bringing to experimental physics. Using machine learning, Qruise speeds up the research process, ushering in the era of the Digital Experimental Physicist.

Automation and Analysis with AI

Qruise’s innovative tools, such as reinforcement learning optimizers, automate and improve experimental research processes. Working with experimental databases and quantum technology enables data processing with unparalleled speed and accuracy.

Digital Twin: Simulations of the Future

Digital twin, a technology offered by Qruise, allows scientists to conduct simulations in a virtual environment, reducing the need for actual, expensive experiments. Thus, it is possible to test hypotheses and explore new scenarios more efficiently.

Neuromorphic engineering – When will machines start thinking?

The lecture on neuromorphic engineering that we had the opportunity to hear at WAICF 2024 impressed us. It highlighted the incredible potential of computers that process information in a human-like manner. This innovative method is a breakthrough for the future of AI, promising more efficient, intelligent and energy-conscious computing solutions.

The frontier of technology and the human brain

In an era where the boundaries between humans and technology are becoming increasingly fluid, neuromorphic engineering is revealing itself as one of the most promising fields of science. Focused on the quest to understand and mimic the human brain, this pioneering field could be the key to creating a future where computers not only “think” but also learn in a human-like way.

What is neuromorphic engineering?

Neuromorphic engineering is an interdisciplinary field lying at the intersection of neuroscience and technology that aims to create electronic systems that mimic the workings of the human brain. Overcoming the limitations of traditional computers, which rely on sequential data processing, neuromorphic technology seeks to simulate neural processes, enabling machines to process information in a way that more closely resembles human thinking. What’s more, these systems consume significantly less energy, which opens up a wide range of application prospects, from mobile devices to autonomous robots.

Potential and promises

The application of neuromorphic engineering could significantly accelerate the development of artificial intelligence, offering new possibilities in image recognition, natural language processing and even sensory stimulation. In addition, its ability to efficiently process massive amounts of data with minimal power consumption makes it ideal for future IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystems.

Summary

At the World AI Cannes Festival in 2024, despite the fact that as a “Grójec startup” we know our known limitations due to the size of the venture that is WAY TO AI, we immersed ourselves in the dynamic and innovative world of artificial intelligence, perhaps witnessing and participating in the breakthroughs that are shaping our present and future. Among the inspiring personalities and industry pioneers, we have ignited our ambition and determination to further develop the GracjanAI project.

Meeting interactive robots such as Sara, Mirokai, Captcha,Ubikia was one of those moments that reminded us of the limitless possibilities and positive aspects of AI. In particular, a lecture on neuromorphic engineering shed light on a future where computers will think and learn in a human-like manner. B2B interactions, allowed for the exchange of knowledge and experience, which is essential for the holistic development of the AI sector.

Thanks to participation in such a prestigious event as WAICF, the WAY TO AI team, which includes Aleksandra, Agnieszka, Radoslaw, Jakub, Damian, Adam, Przemek, and virtual assistant GracjanAI, leaves strengthened, full of new ideas and inspiration for future activities. Our projects and solutions in the field of natural language processing (NLP) seem to be at an equally innovative level as the solutions presented, which fills us with pride and confirms that we are on the right path to contribute to the development of this fascinating field.

The adventure at the WAICF was not only an opportunity for us to check our achievements, but also an opportunity to learn from others and grow as individuals for each member of our team. With open minds and hearts full of hope, we look to the future, ready for the new challenges that await us.

The 2024 World AI Cannes Festival (WAICF) conference has become a global hub for AI enthusiasts and professionals, attracting more than 16,000 attendees, including 300 international speakers who presented their ideas and innovations in 250 sessions. The event was held at the prestigious Palais des Festivals in Cannes, a world-renowned red carpet venue, underscoring its importance and scale on the international stage. WAICF 2024 has not only attracted global attention, but has also become a powerful catalyst for the further development and integration of AI in various sectors of economic, social and cultural life.

If you have any questions or would like us to focus on an area of artificial intelligence that interests you at future conferences or events, please feel free to contact us. Please visit our website https://www.way-to-ai.com/ or to email contact@way-to-ai.com. We also invite you to review our services.

We would like to thank the local press – Grójec biweekly “Jabłonka” (especially Ms. Editors: Paulina and Joanna) for describing our initiative and publishing our readers in the issue of 21.02 – link to web version. All information for the readers of the Grójec Jabłonka is provided free of charge, and we will be happy to help you find the way to artificial intelligence in your ventures.

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