DARPA seeks mathematical methods to enable a general-purpose design tool for optimizing human-machine teams in a diverse range of national security contexts
Bruce Brown for DigitalTrends: It sounds like we can all take a breath and forget about robot attacks occurring — at least anytime soon. Robots turning against their makers is a common theme in science fiction. However, there’s “no cause for concern that AI poses an imminent threat to humanity,” according to Fast Company, citing the first report from the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100). The Stanford University-hosted project represents a standing committee of AI scientists. The AI100 project is ongoing but will not issue reports annually — the next one will be published “in a few years.” The first report, Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030, downloadable at this link, looks at how advances in AI will make a difference in the U.S. between now and 2030. Areas of change explored by the report include transportation, healthcare, education, the workplace, and policing and public safety. Cont'd...
David Clensy for Bristol Post: For Silas Adekunle, the fascination has always been about how the very best robotics learns from biology. There is a twinkle in the eye of the 25-year-old Reach Robotics founder, as he introduces me to Mekamon – the spider-like robot with which he plans to transform the future of augmented reality gaming among techies around the world. Silas only graduated from the University of the West of England in 2014, but is already employing 10 people in his rapidly growing tech company. Cont'd...
Unlike other solutions, AImotive's full stack software uses the power of artificial intelligence to "see" fine detail and predict behavior, making it easier to manage common driving concerns such as poor visibility and adverse conditions.
While self-driving cars get most of the credit for capturing the publics imagination, autonomous or nearly autonomous tractor-trailers are starting to move goods across the worlds highways.
Rising Media Announces 3D Printing, VR/AR, and Robotics Startups Selected to Compete in the Frontier Tech Showdown December 14 in San Diego, California
Rising Media, Inc. and Asimov Ventures have revealed the eight startups selected to compete in the Frontier Tech Showdown, coming to the San Diego Convention Center on December 14, 2016 during the Frontier Tech Forum.
Leading automotive perception technology conference, AutoSens, doubles up in 2017 due to widespread demand
For those who missed the opportunity to attend in 2016, organisers Sense Media have released two dates and locations for these "best in class" conferences next year. Both venues provide the perfect backdrop for the continuation of technical discussion concerning the future of vehicle perception technology.
From AZoRobotics: As a result of a new machine learning algorithm formulated by engineering researchers Parham Aarabi (ECE) and Wenzhi Guo (ECE MASc 1T5) at University of Toronto, smartphones may soon be able to provide users with honest answers. The researchers prepared an algorithm that was capable of learning directly from human instructions, instead of an existing set of examples, and surpassed conventional techniques of training neural networks by 160%. But more astonishingly, their algorithm also surpassed its own training by 9% - it learned to identify hair in pictures with better reliability than that enabled by the training, signifying a major leap forward for artificial intelligence. Cont'd...
Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Partner with Easy Aerial to Develop a Unique Search and Rescue Drone Platform
Project First Responders seeks to answer some of the biggest problems facing search and rescue drone operations, such as how to coordinate multiple drones at once, from locations anywhere in the world and share information with experts dispersed at various geographic locations.
Brain Corp Launches Its First Artificial Intelligence-based Product, EMMA, Receives Innovation of the Year Award
Brain Corp unveils AI-based technology for self-driving vehicles at ISSAs Interclean tradeshow and selects major OEMs as partners
Colm Gorey for SiliconRepublic: Irishman Conor Walsh’s soft robotics exosuit was among the award winners at the recent Rolex Awards, due to the creator’s continuing efforts to develop tech for the benefit of humanity. Now in its 40th year, the Rolex Awards are part of an international philanthropic programme that supports new and ongoing projects by individuals taking on major challenges to benefit humankind. Hosted last night at a public awards ceremony in Los Angeles, the awards were presented to 10 laureates – including five young laureates – that included such wide-ranging topics as opthamology and agritech. Cont'd...
The initiative involves non-invasive in-vehicle testing of Tokyo-based Trillium's SecureCAR software on the next-generation S32K microcontroller (MCU)* platform by NXP, the world's leading semiconductor supplier for the automotive industry.
The development of driverless cars brings a wide set of capabilities together. From secure cloud-based mapping to next generation communication systems, there are many new ways to provide navigation for driverless systems.
Leading logistics provider partners with Westfalia Logistics Solutions Europe GmbH & Co. KG and AutoPark Parking Solutions to bring more than 45 years of automation expertise to the parking industry
The division has adopted the 'XTR acronym as part of their rebrand in an effort to highlight their flagship product - Xtreme Terrain Robotics.
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