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Sony Corporation established Sony AI as an internal organization in November 2019 and it became a new company in April 2020 with a global presence in Japan, the United States and Europe. Sony AI promotes fundamental research and development of artificial intelligence (AI) and aims to “create AI that unleashes human imagination and creativity.” In addition to Sony’s …

What’s New: Intel shared an update on progress within the Intel Neuromorphic Research Community (INRC). The group has grown rapidly since its inception in 2018 and now includes more than 100 members, with Intel announcing today the addition of Lenovo, Logitech, Mercedes-Benz and Prophesee to explore the value of neuromorphic computing for business use cases. Additionally, …

Choosing the right shape will be vital for your robot’s ability to traverse a particular terrain. And it’s impossible to build and test every potential form. But now an MIT-developed system makes it possible to simulate them and determine which design works best. You start by telling the system, called RoboGrammar, which robot parts are …

per the international organization reports, more than fifty percent population globally living in urban areas, and by 2050, more than two-third population will live in cities providing big investment opportunities of tech development companies. As per the IDC report, by 2021, the spending on smart cities likely to reach more than $130 billion to make the …

NCCR Robotics researchers at EPFL have developed a drone with a feathered wing and tail that give it unprecedented flight agility. The northern goshawk is a fast, powerful raptor that flies effortlessly through forests. This bird was the design inspiration for the next-generation drone developed by scientists of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems of EPFL, based in Lausanne …

The pope is worried about AI-driven inequality. Pope Francis has asked believers around the world to pray that robots and artificial intelligence “always serve mankind.” The message is one of the pope’s monthly prayer intentions — regular missives shared on YouTube that are intended to help Catholics “deepen their daily prayer” by focusing on particular topics or …

There has been increasing interest in using health “big data” for artificial intelligence (AI) research. As such, it is important to understand which uses of health data are supported by the public and which are not. Previous studies have shown that members of the public see health data as an asset that should be used …

The offices of the future will be places employees go to occasionally to access technologies such as holodecks or visit remotely via robots, Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA has said. Speaking at a talk at Zoom’s virtual conference Zootopia, in which he was interviewed by CEO Eric Yuan, Huang said that “the office is going to …

The canton of Jura has for quite some time been a hub for the precision industry. Now, however, companies such as Sonceboz and Humard are increasingly looking towards the development of robotics. An event organized by the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area is focusing on the potential of this sector with regard to the transformation …

Stanford University researcher Mac Schwager entered the world of penguin counting through a chance meeting at his sister-in-law’s wedding in June 2016. There, he learned that Annie Schmidt, a biologist at Point Blue Conservation Science, was seeking a better way to image a large penguin colony in Antarctica. Schwager, who is an assistant professor of aeronautics and …