Alibaba is offering up its cloud based artificial intelligence technology to medical personnel around the world to help fight COVID-19.
Anti-coronavirus solutions have been put together from Alibaba Cloud’s experts, Alibaba DAMO Academy’s scientists and researchers and technical employees from DingTalk.
This includes the International Medical Expert Communication Platform, hosted on Alibaba’s Cloud, which will provide free communication for medical workers across the world to directly talk to Chinese doctors who have been on the frontline of the COVID-19 battle.
Using Alibaba’s AI technology these conversations can be translated in real time to 11 different languages.
Three proven solutions are also being made available to via free trial to medical professionals and research institutes worldwide.
These include an Epidemic Prediction Solution, which models the characteristics of COVID-19 in a particular region, giving estimates of size, peak time and duration of the epidemic alongside tools like spreading trends.
Next is a CT Image Analytics Solution, a image analytics technology service which can significantly improve testing accuracy and detection efficiency of the virus utilising deep-learning algorithms trained in China, which can detect the virus up to 60 t
Finally, is Genome Sequencing for Coronavirus Diagnostics Solution, an AI algorithm running in the cloud able to analyse the virus’ genome including evolutionary analysis, protein structure analysis and diagnostic reporting.