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Artificial Intelligence as an Insurance Disruptor?

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June 06, 2016 03:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time — OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In this A.M.BestTV episode, Neil Jacobstein, artificial intelligence and robotics co-chair, Singularity University, predicts a wave of change as web-based insurance competitors use intelligent automated systems to address risk in new ways.

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“The insurance industry has been using artificial intelligence for over three decades,” said Jacobstein. “They’ve used it in different forms, and it’s gotten better and better. The underlying technology is now quite sophisticated but it’s used actually throughout the industry.”

Jacobstein also believes that the usage of artificial intelligence is really something that will disrupt the industry over the next few years.

“Hundreds of small start-ups see the risk analysis industry and the insurance industry as mega industries ripe for disruption because they haven’t seen a huge amount of change yet, and they will. These start-ups are using the web and they’re creating their own risk pools and using algorithms instead of people to do the underlying assessment,” continued Jacobstein.

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