US Navy Partners With Sarcos Robotics For Power Loader-Like Trials

While Boston Dynamics has been grabbing the headlines with dog-like robots capable of opening doors, some might be excused for wondering where the kind of industrial droids are, which we were once promised would be commonly seen by the year 2000. Enter the US Navy, whose Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility …

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Interview: Brad Tucker, Consultant Astrophysicist for Alien: Covenant – Episode 22 – Yutani Podcast

There are close to 100 emails between Brad and I. Things just kept happening and we just had to keep postponing. One of the events which prevented us from the recording was the Soyuz rocket failure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tyoKg9wL1g and then a fire which came quite close to his observatory https://www.canberratimes.com.au/national/act/fire-continues-to-burn-out-of-control-near-stromlo-20181102-p50diq.html Finally, tonight I sit down with Dr …

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AI + Robotics: Professor Einstein

I’m Professor Einstein™, the first personal robot from Hanson Robotics. I was born out of a lifelong fascination with all things Einstein - and the values he stood for. Hanson Robotics founder and CEO David Hanson teamed up with Andy Rifkin, a toy inventor with over 40 years’ experience developing award-winning interactive entertainment and educational …

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AI + Robotics: Philip K Dick

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot0Fuy34xN0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ930zzYxl8 The android portrait of Philip K. Dick–an intelligent, evolving robotic recreation of the sci-fi writer who authored VALIS, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, UBIK, and many other masterworks. By resurrecting PKD as an android, we seek to realize genius-level AI with compassion and creativity. While we have a long way to go, …

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Interview: Robert Tercek, Director of Hybrid World Adelaide – Episode 13 – Yutani Podcast

Robert Tercek, tech conference speaker chats to @muthur9000 Clara Fei-Fei about Hybrid World Adelaide an exciting world conference on Technology and the Future of AI. Mr Robert Tercek is a digital pioneer and one of the world’s most prolific creators of interactive content. He has created breakthrough entertainment experiences on every digital platform, including television, game …

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Hybrid World Adelaide, Embracing the Future

From the 20th to the 21st of July, Hybrid World Adelaide LAB will become a space for new projects, products and plans that use digital technology. Giving local and international start-ups and established companies the opportunity to solve real-world problems with projects they are currently developing with the help of world-class experts. Applicants and mentors …

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PSVR Review by Maitland Eaves, Project: Acheron

The PSVR headset released October 2016 and first sold for $399 USD and $549 AUD and in the current market sits at around the $450 AUD for a starter pack bundle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoVc8f2uoRU Since the PSVR release, the reception has been quite positive as it is one of the cheapest and high-end setups for a VR …

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AI + Robotics: Jules

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysU56JzBjTY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elVdiboCa80 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRR33WDFi_k Jules is an amazingly life like robot, something of a “complete package” with a combination of interesting features. By integrating natural language processing with ASR, TTS, computer vision, artistry, and narrative, you can have a natural, interactive conversation with Jules. The software allowing Jules such advanced capacity for interaction was developed in …

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