Self driving trucks deliver beer

Self driving trucks deliver beer

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 […]

Robot ships are on the way

Robot ships are on the way

The new ship deveoped by DARPA, has been designed for traveling on open seas for months, without a single crew member on board. In the test, the ship has reached 50 km / hour and will start to be tested this summer off California coast in Pacific. The robot ship will be used for locating […]

Robots and AI slowly replacing doctors

Robots and AI slowly replacing doctors

Here is a good read about robots and AI slowly but surely replacing doctors in hospitals – not to say that we will not need doctors anytime soon. http://singularityhub.com/2016/02/10/robots-in-health-care-could-lead-to-a-doctorless-hospital/?utm_content=buffer0aa18&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Rhoeby Dynamics R2D LiDAR

Rhoeby Dynamics R2D LiDAR

Press release by: Rhoeby Dynamics LLC October 2015, Santa Cruz, CA. The new Rhoeby Dynamics R2D LiDAR is the smallest, lightest, lowest-cost 2D LiDAR device on the market today. It’s proven capable of performing mapping, navigation and dynamic obstacle avoidance in the indoor setting, and comes complete with its open-source ROS driver for rapid integration […]

IBM buying medical images to improve Watson

In an effort to facilitate learning of its AI platform Watson, IBM has bought a medical imaging company, in order to show its Watson lots (billions) of medical images, to improve its diagnostics ability. The system could prove very helpful in assisting doctors to make diagnostics. See details here: http://www.technologyreview.com/news/540141/why-ibm-just-bought-billions-of-medical-images-for-watson-to-look-at/

Robot boats of US Navy

Robot boats of US Navy

In a sign that all warfare is becoming more and more taken over by robots and autonomous vehicles, the US Navy just demonstrated that it can accompany its ships with autonomous vehicles. These robot boats, would protect the main ship, which is of high value and containing soldiers. It would also swarm an enemy boat, […]

Boeing And Liquid Robotics monitoring oceans

Boeing And Liquid Robotics monitoring oceans

Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Liquid Robotics, the market leader in unmanned ocean vehicles, today signed a global, multi-year teaming agreement for collaboration on product development, maritime services and operational deployments. The initial focus of the collaboration will be to develop total integrated solutions for anti-submarine warfare, maritime domain awareness and other maritime defense applications. “It’s a […]

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