An AI Physician On Every Smartphone? (VIDEO)

One of the most exciting ideas being pursued at the Xprize Foundation is the creation of an Artificial Intelligence physician that you could access from your smartphone. Have a strange rash on your arm and chest? Take a photo of the rash with your phone and allow the AI physician to compute whether your rash matches smallpox or poison ivy from it’s image database. Want advice on whether your chest pain is heartburn or a heart attack? Ask the AI! The possibilities are enormous. Especially for the billion plus people around the world who live more than a few hours walk or drive from the nearest doctor, the AI physician would represent a revolution in health care.


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