One of MIT CSAIL’s projects is working to provide context to voice recognition, focusing on context and episodic memory. This would help robots follow voice commands.
C2RO Partners With Qihan to Bring Cloud-Based Abilities to Sanbot Elf
C2RO said its cloud-based AI significantly enhances Sanbot Elf for business applications that require high-precision identity verification such as loyalty programs, customer service, and security applications.
How Automated Transportation Will Change Our Lives
The day when not letting the robot drive will earn you a ticket may be coming sooner than you think.
Breaking Down Autonomous Systems
Jim Tung, a fellow from Mathworks, a leading developer of mathematical computing software, breaks down this cutting-edge technology. He lays out AI’s profound implications for virtually every sector of the economy.
Robots are Learning to Pick up Objects Like Babies
UC Berkeley has developed a robotic learning technique that enables robots to complete tasks like a baby would — by playing with objects and then imagining how to get the task done.
Top 10 AI and Robotics Trends Stories of 2017
2018 is shaping up to be a massive year for automation. But first, here’s a look back at the most popular stories about AI and robotics in 2017.
Japanese Startup GROOVE X Goes Viral as Teaser for LOVOT Robot
GROOVE X is teasing its LOVOT companion robots that are scheduled to be released in 2019. GROOVE X says its goal is to create companion robots that provide emotional support through AI-driven interactions.
Can AI Improve Early Breast Cancer Detection?
Model developed at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could reduce false positives and unnecessary surgeries for breast cancer.
Robot Masseuse Treating Patients in Singapore
Emma, short for Expert Manipulative Massage Automation, specializes in back and knee massages. Emma 3.0, the first masseuse robot to go into public service, recently started work on her first patients at the NovaHealth Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic in Singapore.
3 Ways to Get Kids into Engineering
The challenges our world faces are growing by the day. We can’t afford to have a lack of engineers working to solve these problems. Here are a few fun ways to kids interested in engineering.
Meet Jing Xiao: WPI’s New Director of Robotics
In January 2018, Jing Xiao will become the new director of the Robotics Engineering Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Currently the UNC Charlotte site director for the Center on Robots and Sensors for the Human Well-being, Xiao has been conducting critical research in haptics and real-time adaptive motion planning.
AI System Could Help Robots See Around Corners
MIT CSAIL’s new CornerCameras system uses information about light reflections to detect objects around corners and measure their speed and trajectory in real-time.
RoboBusiness: Smart Manufacturing Comes From AI, Cloud
At RoboBusiness 2017, Tend CEO Mark Silliman will demystify smart manufacturing, pointing to a bright future for robotics, AI, and the cloud.
TUS Nordics: Unmanned Systems Experts to Convene in Denmark
With over 100 participants, topping 750 high-quality visitors and a lineup of international speakers, TUS Nordics promises to be the exciting fifth edition for the entire unmanned systems industry. It will cover the full spectrum of civilian and commercial use of unmanned systems.
RoboBusiness: Mobile Piece-Picking Robots on Rise
Justin Ha, Director of Solutions Design at DHL Supply Chain, expects major growth in mobile piece-picking robots in the near future.
Melonee Wise to Deliver RoboBusiness Closing Keynote
Melonee Wise, CEO of RBR50 company Fetch Robotics, will deliver the closing keynote at RoboBusiness 2017. Her keynote, “The Future of Intelligent Automation,” will reflect on the lessons learned from RoboBusiness and how AI and robotics will continue to evolve and re-shape industry and society.
MIT Robogami Lets You Design 3D-Printed Robots in Minutes
MIT CSAIL’s “Interactive Robogami” lets you design and 3D-print origami-inspired robots from 2D designs ?
RoboBusiness Speaker: ‘Automate or Die’
RoboBusiness speaker Daniel Theobald, co-founder and chief innovation officer of Vecna, says until recently, large-scale use of mobile robotics in industry was still aspirational. But now, given increasing consumer expectations and global competition, “automate or die” is becoming an accepted idea in business.
5 Bizarre Uses for 3D Printing
Applications for 3D printing continue to evolve. Here are five uses cases that might surprise you.
Disney’s Martin Buehler to Deliver RoboBusiness Opening Keynote
Dr. Martin Buehler, Executive R&D Imagineer with Walt Disney Imagineering, will deliver the opening keynote at RoboBusiness 2017. Buehler will share how Disney has enhanced robotic characters to create deeper and more meaningful connections with Disney theme park guests.
RoboBusiness Europe, TUS Expo Name 2018 Host City
Robo Business Media has announced that it has chosen the city of Rotterdam as the location of RoboBusiness Europe and TUS Expo 2018.
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Robotics Startups: Pitch to Investors at RoboBusiness
RoboBusiness Pitchfire offers robotics startups five minutes to pitch their business to a panel of renowned venture capitalist judges and a packed room of RoboBusiness attendees.
RoboBusiness to Shape Future of AI & Robotics
RoboBusiness 2017 has been crafted with one goal in mind – to meet the needs of the entire robotics ecosystem. Both robotics industry professionals and end users seeking to adopt or scale up robotics within their companies will discover programming and special events tailored to address their unique challenges.
Drone Provides Cell Service During Emergencies
The University of North Texas attached a portable communication system to a drone that provides instant cellular coverage up to 1.25 miles during disaster relief operations.