Artificial Intelligence

Dallas Shooting: Is It Ethically Correct to Allow Robots to Take Human Life?

Dallas Shooting: Is It Ethically Correct to Allow Robots to Take Human Life?

Jul 10, 2016 @ 20:39 |  Dallas Police used a robot to kill a shooter on Thursday night. In this accident five police officers also died but the main focus of media went on killer robot used by Dallas police. This robot (Northrop Grumman Remotec – Andros) is used earlier also but for bomb disposal […]

Social Robot helps Teaching Language to Toddlers

Social Robot helps Teaching Language to Toddlers

Jul 5, 2016 @ 14:31 | Tilburg University |  In cooperation with a consortium of European universities and companies, researchers at the Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication (TiCC) at Tilburg University are developing a social robot that is designed to interact naturally with young children to help them learn English or Dutch. The experiment that […]

Sony want to Build a Robot Capable of Forming Emotional Bond with Customers

Sony want to Build a Robot Capable of Forming Emotional Bond with Customers

Jul 2, 2016 @ 18:20 | Sony |  Sony Corporation held its Corporate Strategy Meeting for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 (“FY2016”) on 29th June in Tokyo, Japan. The Company’s President and CEO, Kazuo Hirai, provided an update on the progress of its mid-range corporate plan covering the fiscal year ended March 31, […]

Researchers Develop Self-Healing Smart Material

Researchers Develop Self-Healing Smart Material

Jun 30, 2016 @ 18:49 | By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture |  Washington State University researchers have developed a unique, multifunctional smart material that can change shape from heat or light and assemble and disassemble itself. They have filed a provisional patent on the work. This is the first time researchers have […]

XPRIZE, How Humans can Collaborate with Powerful AI to Solve Big Problems?

XPRIZE, How Humans can Collaborate with Powerful AI to Solve Big Problems?

Jun 24, 2016 @ 20:07 |  XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced that registration is now open and guidelines are available for the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a four-year global competition challenging teams to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to tackle […]

Teaching Robots to Predict Future Using Videos

Teaching Robots to Predict Future Using Videos

Jun 22, 2016 @ 20:02 | MIT |  Deep-learning vision system from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab anticipates human interactions using videos of TV shows. When we see two people meet, we can often predict what happens next: a handshake, a hug, or maybe even a kiss. Our ability to anticipate actions is […]

Five Practical Research Problems in AI Systems for Safety

Five Practical Research Problems in AI Systems for Safety

Jun 22, 2016 @ 18:35 |  Rapid progress in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) has brought increasing attention to the potential impacts of AI technologies on society. AI technologies are likely to be overwhelmingly useful and beneficial for humanity. AI technology has reached a point where the deployment of such AI systems are practically, […]

Robotic Motion Planning in Real-Time

Robotic Motion Planning in Real-Time

Jun 20, 2016 @ 18:42 |  Duke University engineers and computer scientists develop a new computer processor specially designed for robotic motion planning Once they’ve mastered the skills of toddlerhood, humans are pretty good at what roboticists call “motion planning”—reaching around obstacles to precisely pick up a soda in a crowded fridge, or slipping their […]