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Artificial Intelligence

June 11th, 2019

How Digital Technologies are Transforming the Mining Industry

  As the population grows, demand for mined materials increases.  At the same time, mining these valuable materials is becoming more difficult – fluctuating commodity prices are squeezing profit margins, easily-accessible deposits are being rapidly depleted, and productivity in the … Continue reading

April 25th, 2019

An Introduction to Computer Vision

  For humans, vision is a primary sense that enables us to perceive our world – we use sight to navigate, identify threats, and interpret behaviour.  The eyes are by far our most important sense organ; while many other species … Continue reading

July 27th, 2018

How to Prevent Dangerous and Costly Crusher Obstructions with AI

Last week, we shared an incident report about a jammed crusher in Western Australia.  Despite an exhaustive risk management procedure, this event saw an obstructing ground engaging tool (GET) ejected towards the operator in a manner that previous experience indicated … Continue reading

March 14th, 2018

Canadian Mining & Energy Interviews Motion Metrics’ Dr. Tafazoli

Last month, Canadian Mining & Energy magazine published an interview with Motion Metrics President and CEO Shahram Tafazoli.  The article explains how Motion Metrics has used artificial intelligence (AI) to improve our existing products and penetrate new markets.  Dr. Tafazoli … Continue reading

November 2nd, 2016

Machine Learning and the Market for Intelligence 2016

On October 27, Motion Metrics was in Toronto participating in the second annual artificial intelligence conference, “Machine Learning and the Market for Intelligence,” hosted by the Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. With a centrally located booth … Continue reading