Cooperative payload transportation with UAVs

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Delivery robots are touted as gaining widespread popularity in the near future. Wheeled models could be suitable for urban areas, while UAVs have great potential in accessing difficult areas and carrying a variety of payloads. But first we have to overcome technical barriers, safety issues and more than a few legal aspects.


Spain Jobless Rate at 18.8 in Q1, Halting Downward Trend

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Official figures show that Spain's unemployment rate edged up slightly to 18.8 percent in the first quarter, interrupting an overall downward trend in recent years.


Startup Patents 'Whole Brain' AI Approach

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Among the criticisms of current artificial intelligence systems is their inability to handle more than one task such as spatial navigation or object recognition at a time.



Supermicro to Exhibit at @CloudExpo NY & CA #DataCenter #SDN #SDDC #AI

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SYS-CON Events announced today that Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in compute, storage and networking technologies, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.


This short sci-fi movie starring David Hasselhoff was written by an AI

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First it was age-old board games and boring office jobs, but now it seems robots are gearing up to take over Hollywood. Following up the stunning success of its debut short movie from last year, Sunspring, the script-writing artificial intelligence Benjamin is back with yet another sci-fi flick.



How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Public Transportation Safer - DZone Big Data

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In the history of London's Underground rail network, the underground fire hazard incident of 1987 at the King's cross station was one the biggest disasters. It claimed 31 lives and also severely scarred the reputation of London Underground. After multiple inquiries, it was concluded that the fire had started because someone dropped a lit match onto a wooden escalator. But how did such a trivial incident snowball into a full-blown disaster?


Infosys launches Artificial Intelligence platform Nia for businesses

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SAN FRANCISCO: Building on the success of its first-generation AI platform, Infosys Mana and its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution, AssistEdge, Infosys on Thursday launched'Infosys Nia', the next-generation Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform for businesses. Infosys Nia converges the big data/analytics, machine learning, knowledge management and cognitive automation capabilities of Mana; end-to-end RPA capabilities of AssistEdge; advanced, high-performance and scalable machine learning capabilities of Skytree; and optical character recognition (OCR), natural language processing (NLP) capabilities and infrastructure management services. Infosys Nia, tackles business problems such as forecasting revenues, forecasting what products need to be built, understanding customer behaviour, understanding the content of contracts and legal documents, understanding compliance, and fraud. It can also predict variability in manufacturing and material cost, while also reducing product development cycle times.


Artificial intelligence and the healthcare sector - Information Age

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Last Friday, the government revealed how the budget for more investment in cutting-edge technology and innovation would be split, with business secretary Greg Clark announcing that robotics and AI will be receiving £93 million as part of the government's £1 billion Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund – impacting a range of sectors, including healthcare.