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Robotics | IoT

NVIDIA’s Isaac SDK brings modern AI to autonomous machines

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Robotics developers are off to the races creating autonomous machines of the future, said NVIDIA Corp. this week. The company said it’s fueling their efforts with the NVIDIA Isaac software development kit, which will be publicly available soon as a free robotics developer toolbox for accelerating innovation and deployment. NVIDIA founder…

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gym-gazebo2 toolkit uses ROS 2 and Gazebo for reinforcement learning

Quick demonstration of a converged policy using ROS2Learn framework and the gym-gazebo2 toolkit. We execute a deterministic run and also use settings that replicate a real behavior of the robot.   The first gym-gazebo was a successful proof of concept, which is being used by multiple research laboratories and many users of the robotics community.…

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New RB3 platform from Qualcomm designed to help robotics developers

BARCELONA, Spain — Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., today announced at the Mobile World Congress here its Qualcomm Robotics RB3 Platform – the company’s first integrated, comprehensive offering designed specifically for robotics. Building on Qualcomm Technologies’ success in robotics and drone products, this purpose-built platform features a highly optimized set of hardware, software…

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How to speed robotics development with the cloud

The year is 2019, and we still don’t have the robots that we’ve imagined would help us with all the tedious and dangerous tasks that we have to suffer through. A lot has improved since the early days of robotics, but the autonomous intelligent robot is not here. And it looks like such a robotics…

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AWS RoboMaker cloud robotics platform launches

The cloud robotics race is heating up. One month after it was revealed that a Google Cloud Robotics Platform is coming in 2019, a juggernaut of a competitor has released a similar solution. Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of Amazon, has released its RoboMaker cloud robotics platform to give developers a centralized…

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NVIDIA adds AGX Xavier dev kits for robots, self-driving cars

NVIDIA introduced new developer platforms to power the next generation robotics and autonomous vehicles. NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang unveiled the Jetson AGX Xavier (robotics) and DRIVE AGX Xavier (self-driving cars) at the company’s GTC Japan event. The Jetson AGX Xavier includes a small computer module capable of up to 32 TOPs (trillion operations per second) and…

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Waypoint Robotics demoing Vector mobile robot at Robotics Summit

Waypoint Robotics, a NH-based startup formerly known as Stanley Robotics, will be exhibiting in booth 305 at the Robotics Summit and Showcase. Waypoint Robotics will be demoing its ROS-based Vector mobile robot, its EnZone wireless power solution, Dispatcher software development kit and Dispatcher fleet management software. Taking place May 23-24 in Boston, the Robotics Summit…

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Robotics Summit Early Bird Registration Ends April 20th

  Early Bird Registration for the Robotics Summit and Showcase ends on April 20th, 2018. Register by April 20th and receive a 20% discount to attend the event. The International Technical Design and Development Conference for Robotics and Intelligent Systems May 23-24, 2018 – Boston MA Agenda | Keynotes | Speakers | Sponsors | Register…

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Rethink Robotics’ Sawyer SDK Enables Cobot Testing

Rethink Robotics has unveiled the Sawyer Software Development Kit (SDK) designed for researchers and students to build and test programs on the Sawyer collaborative robot. The Sawyer SDK will be available on all Sawyer robots, allowing access to both the Intera manufacturing software and the SDK software, starting in March 2018. With a wide range…

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