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Will robots ever be better caretakers than humans?

A growing industry is betting on it.

At the Aging Into the Future conference, a tech expo dedicated to innovation in elderly care, dozens of interactive booths beckoned investors, healthcare specialists, and senior citizens. There was a stationed driverless car,…

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IT services touted as key to future of Japan’s farming sector

Self-driving tractors, tomato-picking robots, camera-mounted drones to survey fields and spot crop damage, and satellite data from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to help …

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Artificial Intelligence may become the next nuke for human civilization

Technologies are developing at such a rapid pace in the modern world that they could soon represent a more severe threat to humanity than a nuclear war. Among these technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the main cause of concern. According…

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How IoT Affects The Future Of Web Developments

ATMs, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Self-driving cars and more are part of a list of devices using IoT is endless. The concept of IoT began years ago; we just didn’t use the term IoT. Kevin Ashton is credited with being the…

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Automakers have a choice: Become data companies or become irrelevant

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Jeff Peters, PhD is a principal at Autotech Ventures, investing in transportation startups. He has published academic and media articles on transportation, optimization, autonomous driving and AI.

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Intel AI BrandVoice: Welcome From Intel To A Special Exploration Of AI

Fifty years ago, when Intel was founded, the microprocessors we created forever changed how computers were made while boosting their processing power. We are now entering the age of artificial intelligence.

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Self-Driving Startup Aurora Buys Speed-Sensing Lidar Company

Aurora is buying Blackmore, whose “Doppler lidar” system can determine how far away an object it, and its speed.

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Cruise says its AV successfully completed 1,400 unprotected left-hand turns

Unprotected left-hand turns are tough for robots and humans alike. The compounding variables of crossing in front of oncoming traffic make it one of the toughest maneuvers in driving. It’s one of the toughest challenges for self-driving platforms —…

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