doc, ai, neuron

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly advancing. Besides improving everyday activities like mowing your lawn, AI also has great potential to disrupt the healthcare industry. We’ve seen Artefact Group’s mobile clinics and Forward’s answer to a doctor’s office. Now, we’ll take a look at doc.ai. This startup wants to use AI and Blockchain to revolutionize conversations in health care. […]

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LG, lawn mower, robot

Mowing your lawn is a bi-monthly (sometimes more) chore that is a rite of passage for many young kids. Your parents might pay you a few bucks for your help. Regardless, you were expected to do a high-quality job in return for some sort of life lesson about hard work. LG has a solution for […]

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microsoft, ai, brainwave4

At this year’s Hot Chips, Microsoft introduced Project Brainwave, their deep learning acceleration platform. This new high-speed and ultra low-latency system is designed for real-time artificial intelligence (AI). The codenamed platform allows developers to deploy numerous deep learning models onto field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The result is a performance level vastly exceeding that of a […]

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Amazon's Alexa Can Control an Exoskeleton With Verbal Instructions

Canadian medical robotics company Bionik Laboratories added a handy little extension into their latest generation of the ARKE lower body exoskeleton: control by Alexa, Amazon’s voice assistant. Alexa can connect to some amazing things, but an exoskeleton is a new one. The exoskeleton will help older people, along with those affected by severe lower body […]

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Disney Study Makes Kid-Robot Bond More Realistic

Disney is set out to make kid-robot interactions more realistic. Predicting that someday our children will be raised by robots, the entertainment giant created a three-part storytelling study analyzing the interactions with a robot named Piper. In a world where some of the Best Smart Toys use state-of-the-art machine learning technology to engage our children, […]

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Anki Cozmo Gets an All-New Coding Upgrade

Whether it’s the KOOV coding kit by Sony Global Education, the LEGO BOOST Creative Toolbox, or the Anki Cozmo programming robot, parents have a wide selection of engaging smart toys designed to introduce their children to basics programming language. With most of the smart toys coming with intuitive apps and SDK platforms, revolutionary robots like […]

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Self-Driving AI Clinic

Depending upon where you’re located in the U.S., the ability to access affordable outpatient healthcare is becoming increasingly more challenging. Whether it’s limited clinician availability, expensive insurance premiums, or simply remote locations too difficult for some to access, there needs to be an easier way to provide patients with basic healthcare.

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The era of food automation is upon us and Silicon Valley startups are taking notice. The latest unveiling: Sally the Salad Robot. Capable of making 1,000 different salads in about 60 seconds using 21 different ingredients, Sally is the product of robotics startup Chowbotics. With a mission to provide healthy eating options to busy professionals […]

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Imagine for just a second that you’re a Farmer and it’s harvest season – the busiest, most labor intensive part of the year. But instead of waking up at the crack of dawn anticipating a day of back-breaking work in the fields, you instead pull open your laptop and monitor your fleet of autonomous tractors […]

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