Robotics

Robotics

Can Boston Dynamics’ Robots Spot And Stretch Make It Profitable?

Boston Dynamics has sparked the imaginations of the general public with its viral YouTube videos, but the company is now hoping to get the attention of paying customers. Initially, Boston Dynamics received a lot of its funding from the U.S. military and DARPA. Later, it was financed by big-name owners including Google, SoftBank and most […]

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Robotics

World Robot Expo 2021 in Beijing | Robot panda, robot Einstein, robot surgeons

The World Robot Conference 2021 was held in Beijing, bringing together more than 500 robotic solutions from different countries. There’s a boom in robotics events around the world right now, and in the next installment we’ll cover the details of the robot exhibit in Japan. Be sure to watch the rest of the video and […]

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Computer Vision Robotics

Visual Recognition beyond Appearances, and its Robotic Applications

The goal of Computer Vision, as coined by Marr, is to develop algorithms to answer What are Where at When from visual appearance. Yezhou Yang, among others, recognizes the importance of studying underlying entities and relations beyond visual appearance, following an Active Perception paradigm. This talk will present the speaker’s efforts over the last decade. […]

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Robotics

A Year with Spot the Robot Dog

One year ago, Spot graduated from its early adopter program and began shipping out to workplaces around the world. From construction sites and power plants to mines and universities. I have only one question: when can I get one?

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AI

The $1 TRILLION Artificial Intelligence Problem

Can computers think like humans? Can they learn like us? Garry Tan  interviews D Scott Phoenix of AI startup Vicarious.

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AI Hardware

GTC 2021 Keynote with NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang delivers the #GTC21 keynote, where he introduced a number of amazing breakthroughs.

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AI Generative AI

How AI is transforming the creative industries | The Economist

The Economist explores how artificial intelligence is helping humans make new kinds of art. It is more likely to emerge as a collaborator than a competitor for those working in creative industries.

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Robotics

A Glimpse At The Future of Robots

Boston Dynamics is leading the development of a new generation of robots and how their 2021 unfolds may well have a big influence on the future of robotics. As we transition from narrowly capable industrial robots, to generally capable and agile robots, a new platform that could shape the future of mobility emerges. With more […]

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Future

The Future of Healthcare: 3D Printing Human Parts

Venture City  takes a look at the future of 3d printing when it comes to the human body. Sci-fi movies and TV shows such as The Expanse or Westworld, feature machines and devices that can build an injured person back up. But a lot of this tech is being developed today.

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How To Turn Your Smartphone Into A Robot
Robotics

How To Turn Your Smartphone Into A Robot

Did you ever want to get started in robotics, but were put off by the cost? Your phone is probably powerful enough to be the eyes, ears and brain of a robot. Now Intel researchers have released a free design that can make this possible. Their idea, called OpenBot, is to build cheap robot bodies […]

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