Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Pepper wants to help you shop

SoftBank's Pepper robot may still be the better-known contender, but a new humanoid device from Hitachi aims to be the in-store sales rep of the future. Called EMIEW3, the roughly 3-foot-tall unit can determine when...

Check Out Bubba Watson’s Golf Cart Jetpack

Pro golfer Bubba Watson, a two-time Masters champion who has been known to traverse the green via a hovercraft, wants to up his game -- his golf-cart game. In a partnership with Oakley and the Martin Aircraft...

Space X Launches AI Robot ‘Flying Brain’ Towards Space Station

A ball-shaped artificial intelligence robot nicknamed the "flying brain" because it is trained to follow and interact with a German astronaut blasted off on Friday (June 29) toward the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship. A spare...
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Google Is Using Romance Novels For This

Google is reading romance novels to make its artificial intelligence engine more humane.

Executive Interview: Dr. Tolga Kurtoglu, CEO, PARC

Partnership Model, Open Innovation Leading PARC into New Era of AI, Bridging Research, Business Value Dr. Tolga Kurtoglu is CEO of PARC, a Xerox company, which is in "the business of breakthroughs.” Practicing open innovation since being...

AI Fighter Pilot Beats a Human, But No Need to Panic

While Google was building an artificial intelligence that could beat a grandmaster at the ancient game of Go, University of Cincinnati alum took a different tack. They designed an AI that could take on a...

Beyond the Fence, and the Advent of the Creative Machines

Computers being involved in the creation of art is not a new development. (Consider my use of the word computer throughout this post as roughly equivalent to the cringe-worthy use of the word server in any of your favorite...

GoButler pivots to fully-automated service, starting with flight search and discovery

Virtual assistant GoButler's latest app suggests that rumors of its demise may not be on the mark.  Flight search and discovery is interesting but I'm keen to be able to ask GoButler to pack...

This Tiny Robot is a Real Life Wall-E

Register Early and Save - AI World Intelligent Bot Workshop - Nov 7 Just 2.5-inches tall with a fondness for meaningful eye contact and heavy lifting, Cozmo is a robot companion designed to seem like...

IBM’s Cognitive Social Media Command Center is bringing Wimbledon to you

Most tennis fans would salivate over the chance to witness Serena Williams attempt to win Wimbledon and tie Steffi Graf's 22 Grand Slams, pulling within two of Margaret Court’s 24 for the most major singles titles...




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