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10 Reasons You Need to Attend RoboBusiness

RoboBusiness 2017 will be convening in Santa Clara, Calif. on Sept. 27-28, discussing how organizations like yours can successfully build and use robotics. We’re working hard to make sure we share the best of how to advance business with automation. Why attend? Here are some reasons.
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RoboBusiness: Smart Manufacturing Comes From AI, Cloud

At RoboBusiness 2017, Tend CEO Mark Silliman will demystify smart manufacturing, pointing to a bright future for robotics, AI, and the cloud.
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RoboBusiness VC Office Hours Connects Startups & Investors

Register your robotics startup for RoboBusiness VC Office Hours to connect with investors from ABB Tech Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Autonomy Ventures, DFJ, Grishin Robotics, Lemnos Labs, Moment Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund and Tsing Capital.
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TUS Nordics: Unmanned Systems Experts to Convene in Denmark

With over 100 participants, topping 750 high-quality visitors and a lineup of international speakers, TUS Nordics promises to be the exciting fifth edition for the entire unmanned systems industry. It will cover the full spectrum of civilian and commercial use of unmanned systems.

Artificial Intelligence Spotlight

How Microsoft’s AI Mastered Ms. Pac-Man

A Microsoft AI system has set the all-time high score for the game Ms. Pac-Man with 999,990 points - the highest possible score in the game. The AI mastered Ms. Pac-Man by assigning a number of AI agents different tasks and having them work collaboratively.
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Security Robot Fall Shows Limits of AI

Despite all the hype, AI systems get lost all the time, just like humans. The issue that caused Knightscope's K5 security robot to fall into an indoor water fountain is a pesky, seemingly trivial sensor problem that has plagued robot autonomy and AI for decades.

Lyrebird AI Learns to Copy Voices in 1 Minute

Montreal-based AI startup Lyrebird has created voice imitation technology that can "copy the voice of anyone" after listening to just 60 seconds of audio. Lyrebird wants to use the technology for good reasons, but it's easy to imagine the technology being used to create false recordings of people.

The Resurgence of Neural Networks

MIT explains neural networks and how deep learning has led to the recent revival of neural networks, which have been going in and out of fashion for more than 70 years.

Poker AI Wins $290K from Humans

It is the second time in 2017 an AI program beat competitive poker players.
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DIY Spotlight Spotlight

EduExo DIY Kit Lets You Build Exoskeletons

EduExo is a 3D-printable, Arduino-powered kit for students, hobbyists and educators that teaches how to build exoskeletons.
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TurtleBot 2i: New Chassis, Robot Arm Support, Intel Joule

The TurtleBot 2i, a modular ROS-based robot powered by Intel Joule, enables the development of next-gen advanced robots.

Dancing Robot Teapot Brings Mrs. Potts to Life

This 3D-printed robot teapot includes four servos, two in its hips and two in its ankles, to dance to the music it plays.

Liquid-Handling Lego Robot Automates Lab Experiments

A liquid-handling Lego robot from Stanford University helps students and teachers create inexpensive automated systems to do biology experiments. Modern biology labs often use robotic assemblies to drop precise amounts of fluids into experimental containers.

Niryo One: A New Robot Arm for Makers

Niryo One is an open-source, 6-axis robotic arm for makers that can be powered by Arduino, Raspberry Pi and ROS. The Niryo One wants to make robotics accessible for everyone with a low cost and user-friendly experience.
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10 Reasons You Need to Attend RoboBusiness
RoboBusiness 2017 will be convening in Santa Clara, Calif. on Sept. 27-28, discussing...

How Microsoft’s AI Mastered Ms. Pac-Man
A Microsoft AI system has set the all-time high score for the...

RoboBusiness: Smart Manufacturing Comes From AI, Cloud
At RoboBusiness 2017, Tend CEO Mark Silliman will demystify smart manufacturing, pointing to...

RoboBusiness VC Office Hours Connects Startups & Investors
Register your robotics startup for RoboBusiness VC Office Hours to connect with...