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Otto Self-Driving Truck to Test on Ohio’s Public Roads
Otto's self-driving truck will be tested on two public roads in Ohio, including a 35-mile section of Route 33, a four-lane, divided highway, during regular traffic flow. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationWatch: MIT AI Animates Still Photos
Given a still image, an MIT CSAIL deep-learning system generates videos that predict what will happen next in a scene. The team used a deep-learning method called "adversarial learning" that involves training two competing neural networks. One network generates video, and the other discriminates between the real and generated videos. Future TechUPS Chatbot Uses AI to Help Customers
UPS has launched a beta version of a chatbot, an AI-enabled platform that mimics human conversation to help users find UPS locations, get shipping rates and track packages. Future TechQuanergy S3 Solid State LiDAR Wins CES Best of Innovation Award
Quanergy's S3 solid state LiDAR won the CES 2017 Best of Innovation Award in the vehicle intelligence category. The Se is the world's first solid state LiDAR used for computer-assisted perception for autonomous cars. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationPepper Lands Holiday Job at California Shopping Centers
Pepper the humanoid robot will spend the next three months greeting customers at two shopping centers in California: the Westfield San Francisco Centre and the Westfield Valley Fair. Each shopping center will have four Pepper robots that will greet and engage with customers. Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsHow Tesla Autopilot Sees the Road in Real Time
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweets a video that shows how Tesla Autopilot sees the road in real time, sharing views from three cameras mounted on the self-driving car. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationnuTonomy Self-Driving Cars Coming to Boston
nuTonomy will put its self-driving cars to the test against the confusing streets and unpredictable weather of Boston, Mass. before the end of 2016. nuTonomy will begin testing its self-driving car, an electric Renault Zoe, in the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park, a 191-acre area in Boston's Seaport district. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationAI Fails University of Tokyo Admission Test for Second Time
The National Institute of Informatics has given up on making its Todai Robot AI smart enough to get into the University of Tokyo. Future TechThis AI Gets Smarter by Surfing the Internet
"Information extraction" system helps turn plain text into data for statistical analysis. Future TechNVIDIA’s CANDLE AI to Help Fight Cancer
NVIDIA has partnered with the National Cancer Institute and the US Department of Energy (DOE) to develop the CANDLE (Cancer Distributed Learning Environment) AI-based "common discovery platform" to help fight cancer, which is now the leading cause of death worldwide. Future TechAImotive aiDrive Level 5 Self-Driving Car Comes to US
AImotive is a full stack software company delivering AI-based software for self-driving cars. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationCities Worldwide Embracing Self-Driving Vehicles
The realization self-driving vehicles are going to have a major impact on transportation is beginning to sink in. Here's how cities around the world are preparing for self-driving cars. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationSelf-Driving Scooter Helps Mobility-impaired People Get Around
MIT and the National University of Singapore have built a self-driving scooter to get mobility-impaired people from a vehicle to home or the mall. The self-driving scooter uses the same sensors and software that had been used in previous autonomous car and golf cart tests. Health & Sports · Future Tech · Driverless TransportationSelf-Driving Trucks 5-10 Years Away: Colorado Transportation Chief
Shailen Bhatt, executive director of Colorado’s Department of Transportation, says it'll be a few years before self-driving trucks are transporting goods on a regular basis. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationDonald Trump Wins Presidential Election, AI Predicts
MogIA analyzes 20 million data points from public forums such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, basing its predictions on the level of engagement a candidate generates. Future Tech
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