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NVIDIA: Drive PX Pegasus AI Computer Powers Level 5 Autonomous Vehicles

NVIDIA introduced its Drive PX Pegasus AI computer that it claims can power Level 5 autonomous vehicles. Will Pegasus help show a path to production for the automakers and tech companies working on fully autonomous vehicles?
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Pepper Robots Working at Belgian Hospitals
By Steve Crowe · 14 June, 2016 • Two of Belgium's hospitals have installed Pepper robots in their receptions areas for trials. The robots will help patients in Ostend and Liege.
How AI is Making Self-Driving Cars Smarter
By Peter Els · 14 June, 2016 • The stage is set for artificial intelligence to dominate our roads. Here's how artificial intelligence is improving self-driving cars.
MIT’s AI Passes Turing Test for Sound
By RT Staff · 13 June, 2016 • A deep-learning algorithm from MIT CSAIL passed the Turing Test for sound, leading researchers to believe this could improve robots’ abilities to interact with their surroundings.
Top 5 AI Gaming Machines of All-Time
By Jeremy S. Cook · 10 June, 2016 • These five AI gaming machines have either conquered humans or are well on their way.
Nao, Pepper Robots Teaching in Singapore
By Steve Crowe · 7 June, 2016 • The popular Nao and Pepper robots are teaching students at two schools in Singapore to see how robots can be used to teach children in interactive ways.
Has Tesla Lapped Google in Self-Driving Car Race?
By Brad Templeton · 6 June, 2016 • Tesla customers have driven more than 100 million on Autopilot. That's a lot of self-driving miles, but is it enough to give Tesla the edge over Google in self-driving car development?
Podcast: Creating More Human-Like Robots
By Steve Crowe · 3 June, 2016 • To achieve human-like qualities, robots need to have fine motor control of limbs and end effectors. Mark Donovan of ams AG joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss how magnetic position sensors can help.
Honda Self-Driving Cars Test Skills at GoMentum Station
By Steve Crowe · 2 June, 2016 • Honda demonstrated prototype self-driving cars at the GoMentum testing facility in Concord, California. The Japanese carmaker said it plans to release its first self-driving car in 2020.
A Case for Doubling Liability Insurance for Self-Driving Cars
By Brad Templeton · 2 June, 2016 • For accidents caused by self-driving cars, the liability cost should be double that of a similar accident caused by human error. This would push carmakers to ensure their systems are at least twice as safe as human drivers.
Human-Inspired Actuator Paving Way for Soft-Bodied Robots
By Steve Crowe · 1 June, 2016 • Developed by a team at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University, these soft actuators could lead to better assistive robots that could serve food, deliver goods and perform other tasks related to the service industry.
Mini Stunt Car Puts Self-Driving Cars to the Test
By Rick Robinson, Georgia Tech News · 27 May, 2016 • Georgia Tech researchers are racing, sliding, and jumping a one-fifth-scale, autonomous rally car at the equivalent of 90 mph. The research will help self-driving cars maintain control in poor driving conditions.
Tesla Model S Autonomously Crashes on Highway
By Steve Crowe · 26 May, 2016 • A Tesla Model S on Autopilot driving in Switzerland fails to recognize a stopped van and accelerates into the rear of the van. According to the driver, none of the Autopilot safety features worked properly.
10 Epic Self-Driving Car Trips
By Emmet Cole · 23 May, 2016 • A look back at 10 memorable rides that helped spur the development of self-driving cars.
Uber Self-Driving Car Hits Pittsburgh’s Streets
By Steve Crowe · 19 May, 2016 • Uber began testing self-driving cars in Pittsburgh weeks ago but finally confirmed the tests for the first time. Uber's self-driving Ford Fusion hybrid, which is in the early testing stages, will be collecting mapping data as well as testing its self-driving capabilities.
Pepper Robot’s US Debut Planned for 2016
By Steve Crowe · 18 May, 2016 • Pepper, the humanoid robot from Softbank, is expected to debut in the United States in 2016, focusing initially on businesses and not consumers.

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