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MIT engineers from MIT have designed a new chip to implement neural networks. It is 10 times as efficient as a mobile GPU, so it could enable mobile devices to run powerful AI algorithms locally, rather than uploading data to the Internet for processing.
Robotic arms Koya and Kona are the top chefs at Toyako Ramen in China. One boils the noodles, the other makes the soup. They work together and produce a bowl of noodles in under two minutes.
When a BMX bike accident broke Steve Sanchez’s back a decade ago, he has needed a wheelchair ever since. But with a new powered robotic suit that supports his body, Sanchez can walk again.
Robot lifeguards are being tested to help Greek rescue workers provide life-saving assistance to refugees at sea in areas where human lifeguards and patrol boats cannot reach them. The robot, called Emily (Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard), is essentially a remote-controllable life preserver.