Efma articles


News
Robot Pepper now has front of office capabilities
17 January 2018
SoftBank Robotics America, the North American arm of SoftBank Robotics Group, announced an enhanced feature set for Pepper, the humanoid robot, including…


Innovation of the month
Banking Innovation of the month: Widiba Home
12 January 2018
Efma Accenture’s banking innovation of the month award for January goes to Widiba for its Widiba Home virtual reality branch.


Feature
Additiv: a catalyst for change
11 January 2018
Digital technologies play an essential role in helping wealth managers understand and manage the needs of today’s investors, says Per Strömbäck,…


News
TD Bank Group acquires artificial intelligence innovator Layer 6
09 January 2018
TD Bank Group (TD) announced the acquisition of Layer 6, a world-renowned artificial intelligence (AI) company based in Toronto, Ontario.


News
nib launches Australia's first health insurance chatbot
02 January 2018
nib health funds (nib) has become the first Australian health insurer to introduce artificial intelligence technology to assist Aussies with their health…


News
American Family Insurance invests in advanced analytics and AI
22 December 2017
With the purchase of Chicago-based data and analytics software company, Networked Insights, American Family Insurance will accelerate its digital transformation,…


News
Joy connects your spending and saving behavior to happiness
22 December 2017
Happy Money, the leading financial company innovating at the intersection of psychology and money to help people live happier lives, announced the launch…


Video feature
How to meet the challenges of product distribution
15 December 2017
In an exclusive interview at Efma’s recent Innovation Summit in Rome, Pasquale Orlando, head of strategic marketing and co-founder of Deus Technology,…


News
Robotics reduce CIMB's turnaround time for banking tasks by up to 90%
11 December 2017
CIMB has recently introduced the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in its banking operations, resulting in reduced turnaround time, faster processing and…


News
Pillo, the healthcare robot for the home
08 December 2017
Pillo is the world's first artificially-intelligent healthcare companion for the home. Using the latest advances in technology Pillo can recognize, understand,…

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