Dataminr is using deep learning-based multi-modal AI fusion methods to improve event detection accuracy. AI multi-modal fusion has significant potential for the mixture of other data modalities as well.
Our biggest thing is, we want to have the answers if someone comes and asks us [about an incident]. So, if someone from the practice facility calls and says, ‘Hey, we just came back from a trip and there’s a million cop cars outside; do you know what’s going on?’ We had the ability to tell them what was happening.
Dataminr helps us to have eyes and ears on the ground. It is now the first browser tab we open in the morning, and in the evening, when we leave our newsroom, it is the last one we close.
I really encourage all risk professionals: embrace technology. Get to know AI providers, because risk professionals out there, I'm telling you, it will revolutionize in a really great way how you can approach a crisis or an emergency.
Time is one of the most precious commodities in our business. Dataminr gives RTÉ the ability to see beyond the horizon and react immediately to breaking news. It’s a tool that every modern newsroom needs to be competitive.