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Helping Robots Correct Errors on-the-Fly and Learn From Each Other

Aug 21, 2017 @ 18:30 | New stochastic separation theorems proved by University of Leicester mathematicians could enhance capabilities of artificial intelligence. Errors in Artificial Intelligence which would normally take a considerable amount of time to resolve could be corrected immediately with the help of new research from the University of Leicester. Researchers from the University […]

Hitchbot Creators to Study How Artificial Intelligence and Robots can Help Patients

Hitchbot Creators to Study How Artificial Intelligence and Robots can Help Patients

Jun 23, 2017 @ 12:35 | Research project to explore how artificial intelligence impacts behavioural change. McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into clinical health care. With the help of external,Softbank’s humanoid robot Pepper and IBM […]

Pepper Enterprise Model—‘Pepper for Biz’—Starting October 1

Pepper Enterprise Model—‘Pepper for Biz’—Starting October 1

July 30, 2015 – SoftBank Robotics Corp. and SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”) today announced that an enterprise model of the humanoid robot Pepper, ‘Pepper for Biz’, will be available in Japan for pre-orders starting October 1, 2015. Based on the consumer model of Pepper now being sold in Japan, Pepper for Biz is a model that […]

Pepper : The World’s First Personal Robot That Reads Emotions – Ready for Sale

Pepper : The World’s First Personal Robot That Reads Emotions – Ready for Sale

June 18, 2015 – SoftBank Robotics Corp. and SoftBank Mobile Corp. (“SoftBank”) today announced that ‘Pepper’, the world’s first personal robot that can read emotions, will go on sale in Japan starting June 20, 2015. With 1,000 units available for purchase in the month of June, customers will be able to place orders for Pepper […]

SoftBank Leads $20 Million Investment in Fetch Robotics

SoftBank Leads $20 Million Investment in Fetch Robotics

June 17, 2015 – Fetch Robotics, Pioneer in Robotics for Logistics and Material Handling in High Demand From Warehouse and Fulfillment Centers announced today that it has raised $20 million in Series funding.  The round was led by SB Group US, Inc. (“SoftBank”) and also included additional funding from seed investors O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Shasta […]