Showing robots how to drive a car…in just a few easy lessons

Imagine if robots could learn from watching demonstrations: you could show a domestic robot how to do routine chores or set a dinner table. In the workplace, you could train robots like new employees, showing them how to perform many duties. On the road, your self-driving car could learn how to drive safely by watching…Continue Reading

Latest News Robots use in Rwanda to fight against COVID-19

One of the challenges being faced worldwide is the rate of infection of health professionals while treating COVID-19 patients.  2016 statistics show the following picture of Rwanda’s health sector: 1/50,505 ground ambulance / population Ratio; 1/10,055 Doctor/population ratio; 1/1,094 Nurse/population ratio; 1/10,500 Laboratory technicians /population ratio. Although Rwanda is on track to meeting most of the…Continue Reading

Robots could be introduced to care homes across the UK after a study showed they can improve mental health and have the potential to reduce loneliness in older people.The robots, called “Pepper”, can move independently and gesture with robotic arms and hands. They are also designed to be “culturally competent”, which means that they have…Continue Reading

Researchers have developed robots capable of providing patient updates to doctors autonomously using existing hardware.  Using special sensors, the robots can take temperature and even measure blood oxygen content without touching the patient. These robots could work in place of doctors and nurses, reducing the chances of transmission. Post-apocalyptic science fiction flicks love to paint…Continue Reading

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Show notes Hosts Guests This week, Mike chats with Amper Music CEO and Co-Founder Drew Silverstein. Amper Music is at the leading edge of the artificial intelligence revolution in music. Amper’s AI is designed to instantly produce royalty-free production music that matches the length, genre, and mood that the user dictates, while also allowing the…Continue Reading