LETI ANNOUNCES PROJECT TO ADAPT OBSTACLE-DETECTION TECHNOLOGY USED IN AUTONOMOUS CARS FOR MULTIPLE USES INSPEX to Combine Knowhow of Nine European Organizations to Create Portable and Wearable Spatial-Exploration Systems GRENOBLE, France – Feb. 2, 2017 – Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, today announced a European project to develop a portable […]
Swift Navigation Announces a New GPS Module for Robots Piksi Multi Provides Robotics Manufacturers with a Multi-Band, Multi-Constellation High-Precision GNSS Receiver, at a Breakthrough Price Swift Navigation™, the San Francisco-based startup building centimeter-accurate GPS technology, has announced its newest product, Piksi™ Multi, and the robotics industry is going to want to take notice of this […]
On October 20, 2016, Otto and Budweiser completed the world’s first shipment by a self driving truck. The truck drove itself for 120 miles in Colorado highways, where the driver was not at the driver seat. Given all the advancements, it looks like autonomous driving will also soon be just another automation that we take […]
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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) addresses critical foundation skills desperately needed in the workforce, but how do you encourage the next generation to explore these fields? The solution is to engage students at a young age and expose them to the various and rewarding careers that STEM can open doors to. With that in […]
Looks like robot cooks are getting closer to reality: http://www.techinsider.io/robot-chefs-at-ramen-restaurant-cooking-robotics-2016-2
Drones are now starting to be use din many areas of life. Here is another application that is thought by Microsoft, which is to use it against diseases: http://interestingengineering.com/microsoft-building-an-army-of-drones-to-stop-mosquito-epidemics/
According to a report appeared on fortune magazine, Tesla Cars will drive themselves in as soon as 2 years. Tesla Motors is a company based in California USA, that produces electric cars.
In the US, Federal Aviation Administration, FAA just published a press release today, informing public that all drones weighing over 0.55 pound, will need to be registered before February 19th. See their original press release here for more information.
We have been seeing a lot of improvements in the field of AI lately. Here is a new system that has been developed by facebook: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathleenchaykowski/2015/11/03/facebook-works-to-translate-images-into-words-using-artificial-intelligence/