Certis creating buzz by using AI in dengue fight

Certis chief digital officer Fuji Foo says the company has come a long way from just providing physical security services. The firm opened its Centre for Applied Intelligence in July last year, as it aims to integrate cutting-edge technology into its
Certis chief digital officer Fuji Foo says the company has come a long way from just providing physical security services. The firm opened its Centre for Applied Intelligence in July last year, as it aims to integrate cutting-edge technology into its traditionally manpower-heavy operations.PHOTO: CERTIS

Artificial intelligence (AI) will soon help battle dengue, allowing for the speedy identification of mosquitoes.

Developed by integrated security services firm Certis, the AI-enabled solution has the ability to recognise mosquito gender and species from images within milliseconds.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 13, 2020, with the headline 'Certis creating buzz by using AI in dengue fight'. Print Edition | Subscribe