Tag: AI

iRobot is going outdoors with an autonomous Roomba lawn mower with smart mapping tech

Mowing the lawn can quickly get in the way of summer fun, just like vacuuming…

Virtual reality haptic “smart suit” uses AI with biometrics to simulate real-world environments

One of the innovative future technologies that was on display at this year's Consumer Electronics…

Scientists create AI neural net that can unlock digital fingerprint-secured devices

Computer scientists at New York University and Michigan State University have trained an artificial neural…

China launches first AI news anchor on state media that mimics a real human

China’s official state media, Xinhua News Agency, has added artificial intelligence anchors to its news…

Supercomputer with bio-inspired neural network mimicking human brain ready for operation

A giant supercomputer built by the University of Manchester is now ready to start running…

Google wants to make “good” AI with your help

As a company with a global presence to the tune of at least a billion…

Engineers develop bio-machine nose that can “sniff” and classify odors

Engineers from Brown University in Rhode Island have invented a small, low-cost sensor device which…

US Department of Defense commits $2B to training AI to have “common sense”

While artificial intelligence is being painted by companies and government as the catch-all answer to…

Could Elon Musk tweet for all of eternity? Digital avatar technology could make it happen

Digital avatars are a blend of science fiction and our current reality, but where is…

Artificial Intelligence: The future and your current reality

Artificial intelligence (AI) has a future tech reputation that can probably speak for itself, but…

Elon Musk’s OpenAI bots crush veteran DOTA 2 players ahead of International tournament

OpenAI's team of AI-powered Dota 2 bots have reached yet another impressive milestone -- it…

Robocar to attempt first self-driving hill climb at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Robocar, an autonomous purpose-built race car driven by an AI system, will soon be taking…

AI dominates China’s elite doctors in cancer diagnosis competition

A custom-built AI designed to diagnose brain tumors and predict hematoma expansion dominated some of…

Elon Musk’s OpenAI to battle in Dota 2 World Championship video game tournament

OpenAI, a research lab co-founded by Elon Musk, has developed a new breed of AI…

Amazon employees demand stoppage of facial recognition contract with law enforcement

Amazon workers have penned a letter to Jeff Bezos calling on the CEO to immediately…

Google’s DeepMind unit develops AI that predicts 3D layouts from partial images

Google's DeepMind unit, the same division that created AlphaGo, an AI that outplayed the best…

Uber patent filing reveals AI project that could deny drunks of a ride

A recently-published patent application from Uber has revealed that the ride-sharing company is planning on…

Researchers test ‘biohybrid robots’ that merge living tissue with machines

Researchers from the University of Tokyo have fused together living tissue from a rat with…

Google staff question involvement in Pentagon’s AI initiative

More than 4,000 employees at Google have signed a letter calling on the tech giant…

Will AI violate human rights? Humanitarian groups are trying to make sure they don’t

A group of human rights organizations has signed the Toronto Declaration on Machine Learning, an…