OpenAI released two ChatGPT APIs to facilitate product integration. Roboticists and robotics application developers can programmatically utilize speech-to-text capability.
How ChatGPT can control robots
Microsoft researchers use ChatGPT to write computer code that can control a robot arm and an aerial drone.
OpenAI abandons robotics research
OpenAI disbands its robotics research team due to lack of large enough data sets to effectively generate reinforcement models.
Covariant raises Series B funding for ‘AI robotics’ for unassisted autonomous manipulation
Covariant, which is developing AI for unassisted industrial robotics applications, has raised $40 million.
Rubik’s Cube gets single-handed robotic solution with OpenAI training
By training pair of neural networks to solve a Rubik’s Cube with a single robot hand, OpenAI has demonstrated a new technique called automatic domain randomization, which it said can help solve real-world problems without prior data.
Scale AI raises $100M Series C for annotation services to train AI
Scale AI has raised Series C funding for its annotation services, which can help train machine learning for its customers. They include leader companies working on self-driving cars, robots, and other systems.
Robotics investments recap: July 2019
In July 2019, investments in robotics, autonomous vehicles, and drones increased, despite a decline in the number of transactions.
OpenAI partners with Microsoft on $1B expansion of Azure for AI
Microsoft is investing $1 billion in OpenAI to build out Microsoft Azure to support artificial general intelligence.