High-five an Olympic Athlete: Robots to Virtually Transport Fans to Tokyo 2020

October 16, 2019

While sports enthusiasts are planning their July 2020 trips to Tokyo for the summer Olympic Games, Toyota Motor Corporation is stirring up the telepresence robot market with models that help remote fans interact with athletes and virtually attend the games, assist guests with disabilities, fetch javelins and more.

Modeled After Mother Nature, These Robots May Save the Oceans

September 3, 2019

Soft robots—and their use in nature observation and exploration—are not new, but combining research with artificial intelligence is helping scientists create next-gen robots that offer new promise for monitoring marine life.

Five (More) Experts Weigh in on AI

August 28, 2019

From caffeinated beverages crafted by robots to fuel delivery in space aboard an uncrewed spacecraft, artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in new and exciting ways every day. Hear from five experts in various verticals as they discuss the future of AI and what it means to their businesses and related fields.

How to Eliminate Hiring Bias

August 7, 2019

It takes only seven seconds for a candidate to make a first impression, and it’s often based on appearance or handshake style. TNG’s Tengai, the world’s first unbiased social interview robot, removes unconscious preconceptions that managers and recruiters often bring to the hiring process.

From Mental Health to Meditation, Emerging Tech Is Fueling the Future of the Data-Driven Wellness Journey

August 5, 2019

Combining artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies with meditation and mindfulness training is helping patients and mental health professionals more precisely calibrate treatment plans, likely leading to industry-wide improvements.

How Emerging Tech Will Reshape Our Economy in the Next Decade

July 31, 2019

Emerging technologies and human-machine partnerships are causing three pivotal socioeconomic shifts that will lead to a friction-free economy by 2030.