Robot Revolution

The brave new world of automation, from AI to drones.

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Nvidia debuts a new supercomputer to power robotic taxis and delivery trucks

Autonomy is a continuum, from cars that take over some driver duties–like staying in a lane–to ones that take over completely. The highest autonomy, called Level 5, disposes of the steering wheel and pedals, making space for an office, hotel room, or living room on wheels, promises graphics and AI chipmaker Nvidia. The company just … Continue reading “Nvidia debuts a new supercomputer to power robotic taxis and delivery trucks”

Nvidia debuts a new supercomputer to power robotic taxis and delivery trucks
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GM boasts “the world’s first mass-producible driverless car”

General Motors has unveiled the third version of its self-driving car–the first such car “that meets the redundancy and safety requirements we believe are necessary to operate without a driver,” Kyle Vogt, CEO of the General Motors-owned self-driving car startup Cruise, wrote in a blog post. “There’s no other car like this in existence.” And, he says, … Continue reading “GM boasts “the world’s first mass-producible driverless car””

GM boasts “the world’s first mass-producible driverless car”
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Amazon promises good human-robot working relationships at first NYC fulfillment center

Amazon is coming to Staten Island and it’s bringing jobs for humans and robots. The Seattle e-commerce giant said today it will open an 855,000-square-foot fulfillment center in the New York City borough, its first in the state of New York, which it claims will create 2,250 full-time jobs along with “opportunities for employees to engage … Continue reading “Amazon promises good human-robot working relationships at first NYC fulfillment center”

Amazon promises good human-robot working relationships at first NYC fulfillment center
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