Facebook is experimenting with robots to push its AI research forward

By |May 21st, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Facebook is certainly a high-tech company, but it’s not one you would necessarily associate with robots. However, as the firm revealed today, that’s exactly where its researchers are looking next — trying to see how experiments in robotics can further its work in AI. This isn’t uncommon for big tech companies. A lot of [...]

Report: Year Four students to learn AI, robotics and computer programming from 2020 | Malaysia

By |May 19th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Students are pictured during a coding class at the newly-launched MakerSpace in Balik Pulau March 7, 2019. — Picture by KE OoiKUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — The subject of Design and Technology (RBT) related to Artificial Intelligence (AI), computer programming and robotics will be introduced to Year Four Pupils beginning 2020. The Ministry of [...]

AMP Robotics Introduces AMP Cortex, an AI Guided Dual Robot System for the Recycling Industry

By |May 18th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Two high performance robots from AMP Robotics can quickly sort, pick and place recycled materials at 160 pieces per second, increasing productivity for the recycling industry. The robots are part of the company’s AMP Cortex dual robot system that’s focused on material recovery in municipal solid waste, electronic waste, and construction and demolition, according [...]

Robotics and AI: How to Invest in the Promise of a Longer Life

By |May 18th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] By Bill Studebaker, President and CIO, ROBO Global, for At long last, the healthcare industry is undergoing a massive transformation. It’s a past-due shift in an area that seemed to remain stagnant for decades, even as the world around it evolved at a rapid pace. But new technologies are finally making change possible, [...]

The Barbican opens AI: More Than Human exhibition

By |May 17th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Chatbots, facial recognition tech, deep-fake videos and newly commissioned installations by Es Devlin and Lawrence Lek are on display at The Barbican's sprawling AI: More Than Human exhibition.The exhibition takes a wide-ranging approach to the topic of artificial intelligence, with immersive and interactive displays spread throughout the brutalist cultural centre.Alter by Hiroshi Ishiguro is [...]

New laws of robotics needed to tackle AI: expert

By |May 17th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] The world has changed since sci-fi author Asimov in 1942 wrote his three rules for robots Decades after Isaac Asimov first wrote his laws for robots, their ever-expanding role in our lives requires a radical new set of rules, legal and AI expert Frank Pasquale warned on Thursday. The world has changed since sci-fi [...]

New AI Sees Like a Human, Filling in the Blanks – UT News

By |May 16th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] AUSTIN, Texas – Computer scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have taught an artificial intelligence agent how to do something that usually only humans can do—take a few quick glimpses around and infer its whole environment, a skill necessary for the development of effective search-and-rescue robots that one day can improve the [...]

Robotics engineers unveil ‘Stevie II’ – Ireland’s first socially assistive AI robot

By |May 16th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Robotics engineers from Trinity College Dublin today unveiled ‘Stevie II’ – Ireland’s first socially assistive robot with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) features – at a special demonstration at Science Gallery Dublin. Stevie II is the successor to Stevie, a prototype assistance robot who took the country by storm in 2017 (see here). Stevie won [...]

Toyota AI Ventures Launches Second $100M Fund

By |May 13th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Toyota AI Ventures recently launched Fund II, a new $100 million fund dedicated to investing in early-stage startups focused on the autonomous mobility and robotics markets. Toyota AI Ventures was created in July 2017 as a subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute. The company currently has investments in 19 startups.“Auto manufacturers must participate in the [...]

Robot hummingbird uses AI to fly like the real thing | Science & Tech News

By |May 10th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Researchers have created a tiny robotic hummingbird that flies in the same way as the real thing thanks to artificial intelligence.Engineers at Purdue University in Indiana developed simulations of how hummingbirds fly and then used machine learning algorithms to "teach" the robot to use the same techniques. This software, alongside a remarkably light design [...]