Tag Archive | "AI"

Amazon’s Launches “Petlexa” Skill For the Echo

Saturday, April 1, 2017

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Here we go. April 1st. And wasting no time was Amazon; Introducing the Petlexa skill for the Echo home device. The Petlexa feature allows dogs, cats, and other animals to communicate with Alexa just like you do (just watch!). The Petlexa feature gives pets the freedom to place orders from Amazon to help themselves and [...]

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Introducing Jarvis AI by Mark Zuckerberg

Thursday, December 22, 2016

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So Mark Zuckerberg made it. After promising to build a Home AI system, we’ve been introduced to “Jarvis AI”, his personal home assistant with the voice played by none other than Morgan Freeman, and surely he’s the world’s best voice?! Jarvis is connected to pretty much everything in his house. Lights, toaster, air-conditioning, FB messenger, [...]

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Introducing Gatebox: A Virtual Home Robot

Sunday, December 18, 2016

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The world of AI is coming, and with it… Some weird and wonderful things, like Gatebox, a new virtual home robot that is part IOT, part Chatbot, part Robot girlfriend? Specifically designed for people who live by themselves in Japan, so you can be “Living together with your favorite character” as quoted on their site. [...]

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Google Ai Experiments: Quick Draw!

Sunday, November 20, 2016

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With machine learning becoming central to most business plans, Google is out there showcasing just how good they can be at Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, even on this simple, fun scale, to ensure everyone knows they are in the box seat. This week I’ll showcase the range of experiments they have going on, with [...]

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Chevrolet “Positivity Pump” With IBMWatson AI

Thursday, September 15, 2016

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The world’s first “Positivity Pump” that rewards select drivers in four cities around the world to demonstrate the brand’s new “global positivity system” which uses IBMWatson AI technology to evaluate how positive people are around the world, and depending on how the world is feeling, and the customer at the pump, is how much free [...]

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Burger King: Facebook Messenger Bot Demo

Sunday, May 8, 2016

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Here is a quick demo of the upcoming Burger King Facebook Messenger Bot, which in all it’s glory will allow you to order on the fly without ever having to talk to a human. Just hit the bot up, tell it what you want, and it will guide you through an instant ordering process, before [...]

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Puma: Introducing The BeatBot Racing Robot

Monday, May 2, 2016

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The PUMA BeatBot is a new, programmable, autonomous-driving, lane-following racing robot that pushes runners of all levels to go harder and run faster by giving them a visual target to beat, in-fact, it’s a training partner that never gets tired… so you aren’t just trying to beat the time on a stopwatch. The BeatBot is [...]

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Meet Pinokio: Pixar’s Animatronic Lamp

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

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If you’ve ever wondered what Pixar’s famous lamp would be like in real life, then this is just about it. Meet Pinokio, a real life ‘smart’ Animatronic Lamp powered by arduino, a host of servos, sensors, microphones and a webcam which detects facial expressions… The Animatronic Lamp is designed to exude emotional characteristics while being [...]

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