A select number of journalists, thought leaders and social media influencers were invited to attend the John Deere Technology Summit.
Microsoft, Siemens to drive industrial productivity with generative AI
Azure OpenAI Service powered assistant can augment the creation, optimization and debugging of code in software for factory automation.
How MIT taught a quadruped to play soccer
MIT’s DribbleBot can maneuver soccer balls on landscapes like sand, gravel, mud and snow and get up and recover the ball after falling.
Capra Robotics’ AMRs to use RGo Perception Engine
RGo Robotics, a company developing artificial perception technology, announced leadership appointments, new customers and an upcoming product release.
NVIDIA is making AI easier to use
NVIDIA announces new features and capabilities that support the acceleration and growth of AI-based solutions for robotics and simulation.
How ChatGPT can control robots
Microsoft researchers use ChatGPT to write computer code that can control a robot arm and an aerial drone.
Soft Robotics mGripAI uses simulation to train in NVIDIA Isaac Sim
Soft Robotics applies NVIDIA Isaac Sim’s synthetic data to food processing automation in efforts to improve safety and increase production.
How human language accelerated robotic learning
Researchers developed a suite of policies using machine learning training approaches with and without language information, and then compared the policies’ performance.
Intel Labs introduces open-source simulator for AI
Intel Labs collaborated with the Computer Vision Center in Spain, Kujiale in China, and the Technical University of Munich to develop the Simulator for Photorealistic Embodied AI Research (SPEAR).
Applied Intuition lands robotics development contract with Army
The Army and DIU have selected Applied Intuition to deliver an end-to-end autonomy software development and testing platform.
Amazon testing robots to transport oversized items in fulfillment centers
Amazon already has more than half a million robots working in its fulfillment centers every day, and it’s looking to add more.
NVIDIA releases robotics development tools at GTC
NVIDIA released Jetson Orin Nano system-on-modules, updated its Nova Orin reference platform for autonomous mobile robots and announced cloud-based availability for its Isaac Sim technology.
RoboBusiness and Field Robotics Engineering Forum preview
Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman are joined by Dan Kara to preview RoboBusiness 2022.
Commercial UAV update; Product leadership with Kishore Boyalakuntla
This week’s podcast reviews the latest developments in UAVs and a deep dive into product management with Kishore Boyalakuntla.
Robust.AI co-founder to deliver opening keynote at RoboBusiness
Anthony Jules to deliver farsighted keynote at RoboBusiness called “Designing the Robot Future We Want to Live In.”
AI: chipset bans and keeping humans in the loop
This week’s podcast discusses situations in which AI and machine learning still come up short for robotics systems and how a human-in-the-loop system can help solve edge cases in real-time.
Fraunhofer taps NVIDIA’s simulation skills to improve robot designs
The Germany-based research group’s O3dyn platform uses NVIDIA simulation technologies to create robots with a rich feature set for logistics, manufacturing and more.
Berkeley researchers announce DayDreamer algorithm
DayDreamer, a reinforcement-learning (RL) artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, can teach a quadruped to walk in just one hour.
Hyundai launches Boston Dynamics AI Institute
Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, will lead the institute’s work on cognitive AI, athletic AI, organic hardware design and ethics and policy.
Perceptive Automata shuts down after funding dries up
Co-founder Sam Anthony said autonomous vehicle companies weren’t yet “feeling enough pain” to want to work with Perceptive Automata.
iRobot unveils iRobot OS home operating system
The iRobot OS works on the Roomba j7 and j7+ robot vacuums, and leverages feedback from iRobot’s over 20 million connected devices sold.
Intuition Robotics partners with NY State Office for the Aging
ElliQ is a robotic companion designed specifically for aging adults that suffer from loneliness or social isolation.