PUDDLE HOPS: “Lab to Life” | Building the AI ecosystem | Pet health data

Purdue University advances next-gen wireless networks

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN—Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation have launched a digital innovation platform called “Lab to Life.” The platform will work to advance the development of next-generation wireless networks as the nation evolves from 5G to 6G. This fall, the university will also host a competition for universities and companies to produce deployment-ready innovations in 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and 6G.

Two institutes to build on US AI capacity

COLUMBUS, OH—The Ohio State University is now home to two new research institutes aimed at advancing the United States’ artificial intelligence (AI) capacity. The institutes are funded as part of a $220 million initiative from the new National Science Foundation (NSF)-led National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes in its work to build a strong domestic AI research and development ecosystem.

Tech to predict disease in cow herds

KANSAS CITY, MO—Diseases and deaths in cattle herds cost U.S. farmers billions of dollars every year. MyAnIML has developed patent-pending technology that can predict when a disease is about to take hold in a herd. The tech uses computer vision and AI to monitor cows’ muzzles, which carry indicators of disease.

Cloud-based software for world’s pet health data

LINCOLN, NE—Speaking of animal health, Pawlytics is a cloud-based software provider that is working to unify the world’s pet health data via electronic health records tied to the unique ID microchips routinely implanted in companion animals. The company builds custom operations management software for the animal care industry and helps share vital pet health information between providers.