At the invitation of three German ministries, the inaugural meeting of the German AI Standardisation and Conformity Coordination Group took place last week. With immediate effect, Alexander Rabe, Managing Director of eco – Association of the Internet Industry, brought the voice of the Internet industry to this 21-member committee.
With the update of the German federal government’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy from 2018, which was adopted by the Federal Cabinet today, the responsible ministries have set themselves goals not just for the coming years, but also in all probability for far beyond the current legislative term.
This week, the German Bundestag intends to pass a motion on the “Future Technology Artificial Intelligence”, which will include a statement on the European Commission’s AI White Paper. In February of this year, the EU Commission announced stronger regulations in its AI White Paper.
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On the occasion of the launch of the new Digital Technologies Forum in Berlin, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) presented the winners of the Artificial Intelligence innovation competition - one of whom was the eco-led Service-Meister consortium.
The eco Association will lead the consortium to develop Service-Meister. The Service-Meister Project has been chosen for sponsorship within the scope of the AI Innovation Competition of the German Federal Government. A panel of experts of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has awarded funding to the industrial project, which is based on artificial intelligence (AI).
An eco survey reveals that over a quarter of Germans are already using digital voice assistants. Meanwhile, high data protection standards are identified as being the key to the acceptance of AI technologies and services while, going forward, AI will need human intelligence for its own development.