There are some things robots just can’t grasp. Literally. A team of engineers and data scientists at the University of California, Berkeley’s AUTOLAB is working to help these robots develop the know-how to pick up a range of oddly-shaped items.
Learn how a Japanese industrial electronics company used real-time insights into its production process to speed up manufacturing and increase throughput. Using artificial intelligence, edge computing and data analytics, Daihen Corporation and FogHorn Systems worked together to eliminate 5,000 hours of manual process and effectively double the Osaka plant’s output.
Data analytics is an unconventional weapon in the NFL, the technological equivalent to an extra player on the field. Experts say it’s just a matter of time before a team wins the Super Bowl because of its work with player- and ball-tracking data and more.
AI tech is continuing to bring us closer and closer to our beloved canines. By leveraging machine learning, brain-decoding algorithms and other technologies, researchers are demonstrating, in a variety of new and fascinating ways, how humans and animals show emotion through similar processes and behaviors.
Wearable technology captures rugby players’ heart rates, body temperatures, and other vital signals for on-the-field-monitoring and safety assessments, while mouthguards embedded with sensors record and transmit the sheer force of any collisions. Advocates hope this data will encourage deeper conversations about best practices to keep players safe.
Since 1978, Mercy Ships has performed free surgeries and delivered state-of-the-art medical care to the most impoverished areas in the world. Learn how technology helps seek out patients, and how keeping the onboard IT infrastructure simple is key as Mercy Ships works to double its operations with a second ship.
By 2060, the number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to increase to more than 98 million. Learn about three AI-powered technologies that aim to change the level of care for this aging population with sophisticated wearables, hearing aid sensors and robots that help elderly people with dementia and other limitations.