Robotic process automation and artificial intelligence will ‘drastically transform modern workplace’, says IQPC

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Forget the hype, robotic process automation and artificial intelligence are both a reality, says event organiser

Robotic process automation and artificial intelligence will drastically transform the modern workplace, according to IQPC, the organiser of the Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence Summit.

Will you embrace this technological change to make cost reductions, improve performance and enhance real-time decision making? When you think about it, this all adds up to massive competitive advantage, says IQPC.  Continue reading Robotic process automation and artificial intelligence will ‘drastically transform modern workplace’, says IQPC

Japan leader promotes robot revolution at G7 Summit

Local automakers take G7 Summit opportunity to show off new autonomous car technology 

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe claims autonomous car technology will be safer than the human motorists of today, according to an official translation of his comments.

Abe, a fanatical supporter of artificial intelligence who recently launched a “robot revolution” to accelerate the robot takeover of the world, made his remarks at the G7 Summit, where leaders of the seven most powerful trading nations in the world were given a closer look at the latest in autonomous car technology, as well as more environmentally friendly fuel systems.

The G7 Summit was held last week in Ise-Shima, Japan, and local carmakers Toyota, Honda and Nissan took the opportunity to unveil some new innovations in their autonomous product range.  Continue reading Japan leader promotes robot revolution at G7 Summit

Honda presents autonomous car tech at G7 Summit

honda at g7

Honda presented its latest autonomous car technology, as well as its environmentally friendly vehicles, to G7 leaders at the summit in Japan. 

Honda showed off its Clarity Fuel Cell, its fuel cell vehicle, and Automated Drive, an autonomous development vehicle, for the G7 Summit 2016 Japan in Ise-Shima, which was held on May 26 and 27, 2016.

Honda, the developer of the Asimo robot, has been providing support to the Japanese government’s plans to showcase the attractiveness unique to Japan at the G7 Ise-Shima Summit, including high-tech products and innovations that it says “will convey such attractiveness of Japan to the world”.  Continue reading Honda presents autonomous car tech at G7 Summit

Nissan demonstrates autonomous car technology at G7 Summit

Nissan ProPilot autonomous technology applied to a Nissan Leaf car, seen here at Ise-Shima G7 Summit
Nissan ProPilot autonomous technology applied to a Nissan Leaf car, seen here at Ise-Shima G7 Summit

Nissan has shown off its ProPilot autonomous drive technology at the G7 summit, which is currently being held in Ise-shima, Japan.

European Council President Donald Tusk had a front-seat view, as his car was among a cavalcade of Group of Seven next-generation vehicles.

The Nissan autonomous drive road session was one of a number of events planned during the Japan-hosted G7 Summit on May 26 and 27. Continue reading Nissan demonstrates autonomous car technology at G7 Summit

Robotnik launches Steel Summit XL robotic vehicle

The Robotnik Steel Summit XL mobile robotic vehicle
The Robotnik Steel Summit XL mobile robotic vehicle

Robotnik has launched its mobile platform Steel Summit XL. This is the new member of the Summit XL family, which stands out for having an ultra resistant steel structure capable of supporting up to 75 kg.

The new mobile platform uses open architecture and modular control based on ROS and allows easily integrate a variety manipulators and sensors.

The mobile robot has differential kinematics and can also be configured with omnidirectional wheels, which provide greater mobility while improving the accuracy indoors.

Depending on its final application, the platform can integrate diverse sensors, such as GPS, cameras, lasers 2D and 3D structures, torsos and manipulators. These components allow the robot to navigate autonomously or remotely and perform manipulation tasks.