This startup is using artificial intelligence and AR to revolutionize medical imaging with portable …

In 2017, the company announced its latest product, the Butterfly iQ (iQ), a portable handheld ultrasound tool with inbuilt artificial intelligence. iQ provides whole body imaging for under $2k. Buttefly IQ revolutionizes medical imaging in hospitals and clinics, changes the game in global health, and its on … More details

Video Friday: Boston Dynamics, Autonomous Drone, and Robot Drum Man

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Photo: Boston Dynamics Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here’s what we have so far (send us your events!): International Symposium on Medical Robotics – March 1-3, 2018 – Atlanta, Ga., USA HRI 2018 – March 5-8, 2018 – Chicago, Ill., USA US National Robotics Week – April 7-17, 2018 – United States Xconomy Robo Madness – April 12, 2018 – Bedford, Mass., USA NASA Swarmathon – April 17-19, 2018 – Kennedy Space Center, Fla., USA RoboSoft 2018 – April 24-28, 2018 – Livorno, Italy ICARSC 2018 – April 25-27, 2018 – Torres Vedras, Portugal NASA Robotic Mining Competition – May 14-18, 2018 – Kennedy Space Center, Fla., USA ICRA 2018 – May 21-25, 2018 – Brisbane, Australia Let us know if you have suggestions for next week, and enjoy today’s videos. Awww, a SpotMini using Continue reading Video Friday: Boston Dynamics, Autonomous Drone, and Robot Drum Man

Bill Gates: ‘AI can be our friend’

Gates says the rise in artificial intelligence will mean society will be able to do more with less. “AI is just the latest in technologies that allow us to produce a lot more goods and services with less labor. And overwhelmingly, over the last several hundred years, that has been great for society,” explains … More details