Welcome to episode 137 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.
Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.
Today's guest is Michael Martin, CEO at RapidSOS in New York. RapidSOS has created the world’s first emergency response data platform that securely links life-saving data from over 350 million connected devices directly to 911 and first responders in an emergency. Through the platform, they are providing intelligent data that supports over 4,800 Emergency Communications Centers, protecting 90%+ of people in the US, across 250 million emergencies annually.
Partnering with innovative companies certified as RapidSOS Ready, they are striving to reach everyone. Together, RapidSOS are empowering a faster and smarter response by sending first responders critical data like your exact location, real-time health information, and crash data. They are united in their commitment to a safer, stronger future where technology and people work seamlessly together to save lives.
In the show, Michael will chat about:
The motivation for setting up RapidSOS
Using data & new technology to improve public safety agencies
Understanding the key problems they are looking to solve
Adding real business value with Data Science and Analytics
What the ideal Data Science team looks like
Challenges they have overcome to achieve success
Why he loves his job
To find out more about Michael and his work at RapidSOS, check out the website www.rapidsos.com or follow them on Twitter @RapidSOS. You can also follow Michael on Twitter @MichaelJ_Martin and connect with him on Linkedin.
What did you make of Michael podcast? Where do you see the future of AI within the public safety sector heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.
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