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Talking Robot Boxes at Norwegian Hospital a Hit with Sick Kids 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   The "Automated Guided Vehicles" at St. Olav's Hospital in Trondheim, Norway, have personalities. The boxes talk.  These motorized units,...

Ag-tech Employing AI and Range of Tools With Dramatic Results 

By AI Trends Staff   An agricultural technology (ag-tech) startup in San Francisco, Plenty, plants its crops vertically indoors, in a year-round operation employing AI and...

Parking Between the Lines, a Heady Viral Topic, Ensnares AI Autonomous...

By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider    Are you a middle parker or a sideline-hugging parker?    Here’s the deal. A recent TikTok video went viral about how we all should...

SoftBank’s Humanoid Robot Pepper Can’t Hold a Job, Gets Shelved 

By John P. Desmond, Editor, AI Trends   SoftBank has stopped production of its humanoid robot, named Pepper, and is downsizing its robotics staff from an...

Last-Mile Delivery Robots Making a Comeback After Initial Bans  

By John P. Desmond, Editor, AI Trends   The last-mile delivery market for autonomous delivery robots is poised to make a comeback, with startups raising money and partnerships...

AI Being Employed to Help Clean, Avoid Collisions with Space Junk 

By AI Trends Staff   AI is at the center of efforts to clean up space junk—objects in space that no longer serve a purpose and...

Questionable Practices At Some AI Autonomous Car Makers Spurring Whistleblowers 

By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider  There is the old saying that you ought to not look in the kitchen when you go to...

Confidential Computing Is Coming To AI Autonomous Vehicles 

By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider   Imagine a scenario involving a coy bit of spy craft.    A friend of yours wants to write down a...

Claims That AI Autonomous Cars Will Be Uncrashable Are False 

By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider  Various vendors and pundits have been claiming that AI-based self-driving cars are going to be uncrashable. I say hogwash.  If...

Fouled Timestamps on Mars Helicopter Ingenuity Have Lessons for Autonomous Cars 

By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider  Have you ever glanced at a snapshot and asked someone when they took that photo? I’m sure that you...