Amazon launched SageMaker Reinforcement Learning (RL) Kubeflow Components, an open-source toolkit designed to help manage robotics workflows. SageMaker RL is designed to make it faster to develop machine learning capabilities for everything from perception to controls and optimization. Amazon SageMaker is a service built on Amazon’s two decades of experience developing real-world machine learning applications.…
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Amazon Web Services said its new AWS RoboMaker WorldForge capability allows robotics developers to quickly and affordably create multiple virtual environments for testing and teaching.
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Brad Porter, the Amazon vice president leading the company’s robotics initiatives, describes how employees have continued to develop innovative systems while working from home.
The online retailer said its Amazon Scout mobile robot has already autonomously delivered thousands of packages and will be accompanied by human “ambassadors.”
In June 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and mobile robots benefitted from an uptick in funding.
ROBO Global has launched its third technology fund and index, THNQ, which closely follows companies developing and using artificial intelligence infrastructure.
Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to acquire self-driving startup Zoox but didn’t say whether it would focus on autonomous vehicles for delivery or transporting ride-hailing passengers.
Mindy Support is among the companies providing data annotation services to robotics and AI developers, but each has pros and cons.
With Amazon prioritizing partner shipments and e-commerce providers seeing spikes during the COVID-19 crisis, Distribution Management needed to maximize productivity. Then came Chuck.
In the AWS JPL Open-Source Rover Challenge, contestants must train machine learning models to autonomously control a virtual Mars rover.
Mobile robot applications will keep growing in 2020, both within and across industries, says columnist Kayla Matthews.
Amazon Robotics, which is currently based in North Reading, Mass., is expanding its footprint in the state with an innovation hub in Westborough, Mass.
A new research report predicts that order fulfillment operations will install more than 500,000 autonomous mobile robots within the next five years.
KBR, a provider of technology and services to the government and energy industry, worked with Amazon Web Services and NASA to stage a race of fully autonomous vehicles.
AWS RoboMaker is designed to ease development of robotics applications. Amazon Web Services is making it available in more regions worldwide.
At the Robotics Summit & Expo in Boston, AWS’s Roger Barga will deliver a keynote about the role of the cloud in future of robotics. He gives a preview of his discussion about emerging technologies, the challenges of analysis and coordination, and how RoboMaker can help robot developers.
AWS RoboMaker Immersion Day in Boston on June 4, 2019, is a free workshop for robotics developers. Amazon Web Services is offering engineers a chance to use RoboMaker and ROS.
Despite a few high-profile failures, robotics investments kept going strong in April 2019, with funding flowing to companies working on self-driving cars, supply chain automation, and robots in healthcare.
Engineers can learn about recent developments in mobile robot technology from speakers, exhibitors, and peers at this conference in Boston in June.