Lixar Shortlisted for 2017 IMPACT Award | #DataScience

Each year, Microsoft Canada hosts the IMPACT Awards to celebrate innovation in technology recognizing the outstanding work their partners do to deliver virtually seamless solutions to customers. The IMPACT Awards showcase excellence and innovation within the Canadian Partner community.

Lixar is extremely pleased to be shortlisted for the 2017 IMPACT Awards in the categories of IoT Innovation, as well as Data and Advanced Analytics for projects involving the Halifax Pop Explosion Kraken and Delphi Connect.

Emmanuel Florakas

This Sunday (July 2nd), Lixar’s President and CFO Emmanuel Florakas will be a part of a rapid-fire IMPACT Panel to discuss how Lixar is driving innovation at the edge for partners such as Delphi and NASCAR.

This year’s winners will be announced during Microsoft Inspire (July 9-13th) in Washington D.C, and will honour Microsoft Partners who “provided the most innovative and comprehensive solutions that empowered customers to be more agile, efficient, and profitable.”

Lixar is proud to have a robust Data Science practice, which specializes in Data Visualization, Machine Learning, and AI.



Microsoft Partner | Gold Cloud Platform, Gold Application Development, Gold Data Analytics

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What is Artificial Intelligence in the Real World?

We’re off to New York City this week to participate in the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence conference, as well as the Canada AI Summit. For the latter, our very own Jim Provost will be on a panel titled ‘What is Artificial Intelligence in the Real World?’ (June 27th, 6:30 PM), with several industry leaders to discuss how AI is changing the retail, finance, transportation, and media industries from the inside out.

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Friday Five

Here’s today’s top five:

World’s biggest aeroplane revealed: Immense aircraft boasts six engines and is wider than a football pitch

The “Stratolaunch” has a wingspan of 385 feet, weighs up to 580 tons and has six jet engines. But it isn’t meant to carry passengers. The plane is designed to launch rockets into space from the air, saving jet fuel compared to the process of launching them from the ground and vastly reducing the cost of sending cargo into space.

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