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Baidu’s robotaxi service Apollo Go hits the streets of Beijing
Innovation, News, Robots

Baidu’s robotaxi service Apollo Go hits the streets of Beijing

  Chinese tech giant Baidu’s robotaxi service, Apollo Go, has launched in Beijing following successful trials in other cities. Apollo Go previously launched in the cities of Changsha and Cangzhou back in August. The post Baidu’s robotaxi service Apollo Go hits the streets of Beijing appeared first on Internet of Things News.Connected Vehicles, IoT, Smart Cities, apollo go, autonomous, baidu, beijing, cars, china, driverless cars, featured, robotaxi, vehicles
Japan wants to establish global standards for human-assisting robots
AI, News, Robots

Japan wants to establish global standards for human-assisting robots

  Japan has opened a consultation with the International Standards Organisation (ISO) in a bid to establish standards for human-assisting robots. Part of the reason for Japan’s huge investments into robotics is the country’s ageing population. Robots designed to help the elderly are becoming increasingly commonplace. Japan has already created a national standard for robot-to-human interactions. The post Japan wants to establish global standards for human-assisting robots appeared first on Internet of Things News.AI, Development, Devices, Government, Healthcare, Robots, Smart Cities, Smart Homes, ai, artificial intelligence, Coronavirus, featured, health, healthcare, international standards organisation, iso, japan, jis y1001, medical, robotics, robots, standards, tc 299
Eurotech: On edge computing trends, the future of Industry 4.0, and bringing it all together
Advice, Innovation, News

Eurotech: On edge computing trends, the future of Industry 4.0, and bringing it all together

Edge computing, seen by many industry pundits and analysts as a key piece of the jigsaw in enabling technological convergence, is at a tipping point today. According to a report from Frost & Sullivan, by 2022 90% of industrial enterprises will be utilising edge computing. Many technology vendors are therefore advocating edge’s potential – The post Eurotech: On edge computing trends, the future of Industry 4.0, and bringing it all together appeared first on Internet of Things News.Cloud, Data & Analytics, Devices, Enterprise, IIoT, IoT
MediaTek claims industry first with successful NB-IoT satellite connection
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MediaTek claims industry first with successful NB-IoT satellite connection

  Taiwanese semiconductor provider MediaTek has claimed an industry first with a public test of an NB-IoT device to an Inmarsat satellite 35,000 kilometres above the equator. A bi-directional link was established from MediaTel’s satellite-enabled standard NB-IoT device to a commercial GEO satellite. The test was conducted with a base station at the Fucino Space Center. The post MediaTek claims industry first with successful NB-IoT satellite connection appeared first on Internet of Things News.Data & Analytics, IoT, Satellites
Legal, News

Liberty wins first case banning police use of facial recognition

Human rights group Liberty has won the first international case banning the use of facial recognition technology for policing. In a judgment today, the Court of Appeal ruled that South Wales Police’s use of facial recognition technology breaches privacy rights, data protection laws, and equality laws. Liberty launched the case on behalf of Cardiff resident... Read more » The post Liberty wins first case banning police use of facial recognition appeared first on Internet of Things News.Human rights group Liberty has won the first international case banning the use of facial recognition technology for policing. In a judgment today, the Court of Appeal ruled that South Wales Police’s use of facial recognition technology breaches privacy rights, data protection laws, and equality laws. Liberty...