RoboCop on the beat

INFORMATION AGE: RoboCop on the beat   #Dubai #AI @AtticusIndepand

  • By Edward Pollitt on May 29 2017 2:34PM

    Dubai has unveiled the world’s first operational ‘RoboCop’ as it moves towards an automated police force.

  • “It has a smart intelligent system so it can protect people from crime, because it can broadcast what is happening right away to our command and control centre,” said Brig Al Razooqi, Dubai Police Director General of Smart Services.
  • The ‘Dubai Police Robot’ is the first automated acquisition to the Dubai Police Force, which aims to have 25% of the force robotic by 2030.
  • “The launch of the world’s first operational Robocop is a significant milestone for the emirate and a step towards realising Dubai’s vision to be a global leader in smart cities technology adoption.
  • “We are not going to fire our police officers by replacing them with this tool but with the number of people in Dubai increasing, we want to relocate police officers so they work in the right areas and can concentrate on providing a safe city,” Brig Al Razooqi said.

A quarter of Dubai’s police will be robots by 2030.
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The Internet of Things cannot be defined

#IoT cannot be defined... or can it? 📶 #AI #smartcities #IoTcouncil

  • As Internet of Things becomes a household term, it is logical and natural that people want to know what it is.
  • The Internet of Things can be the best possible feedback on my physical and mental health, the best possible deals based on real time monitoring for resource allocation, the best possible decision making based on real time data and information from open sources and the best possible alignments of my local providers with the global potential of wider communities.
  • Internet of Things is in its essence the seamless flow between the

    ¥ VWAN (very wide area network): the ‘wise’ city as e-gov services everywhere no longer tied to physical locations

    Whoever ensures traceability, sustainability and security linking up the gateways is de facto and de jure the new power.

  • In short; Internet of Things will define your future everyday.
  • Council hosts the Policy and Regulation Track at The 4th IEEE World Forum on The Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2018).

As Internet of Things becomes a household term, it is logical and natural that people want to know what it is. Definitions spring up.
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Feature: This Chinese robot could revolutionize journalism

#AI interviews impress us! This Chinese robot #Jiajia could revolutionize journalism

  • Chen Xiaoping (R), director of a robot research and development team, and Jia Jia, an interactive robot that looks like a real Chinese young woman in traditional outfit, talk through internet with Kevin Kelly on screen, founding executive editor of Wired magazine, in Hefei, capital of east China’s Anhui Province, April 24, 2017.
  • Jia Jia was unveiled in 2016 by Chen’s robot research and development team at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei.
  • “It’s something we could never have imagined,” said Jia Jia’s creator Professor Chen Xiaoping, director of the Robotics Laboratory at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Hefei, a city in east China’s Anhui Province.
  • The first interview conducted by Jia Jia as a special Xinhua reporter on Monday was merely a small step in the era of artificial intelligence (AI), said Chen, who has been long involved in the development of Jia Jia and honored as the “father” of the robot.
  • Jia Jia, did a live interview with Kevin Kelly, a U.S. journalist and technology observer, on Monday, which was hailed by scientists as “having symbolic significance” as it was the world’s first interactive conversation between an “AI reporter” and a human being.

Chen Xiaoping (R), director of a robot research and development team, and Jia Jia, an interactive robot that looks like a real Chinese young woman in traditional outfit, talk through internet with Kevin Kelly on screen, founding executive editor of Wired magazine, in Hefei, capital of east China’s Anhui Province, April 24, 2017. Jia Jia was invited as a special reporter of the Xinhua News Agency to conduct the man-machine dialogue with Kelly on Monday. Jia Jia was unveiled in 2016 by Chen’s robot research and development team at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei. It took the team three years to research and develop this new-generation interactive robot, which can speak, show micro-expressions, move its lips, and move its body. (Xinhua/Guo Chen) 
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Google set to bring AI to Raspberry Pi computers

  • Eben Upton, founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, told the BBC: “It’s fantastic to see Google getting closer to the maker community.”
  • Google has set up its very own survey and is asking makers what smart tools would be the “most helpful”.
  • Google set to bring AI to Raspberry Pi computers
  • Google is on its way to bringing artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to computer Raspberry Pi.
  • “I’m particularly excited about the prospect of connecting Raspberry Pi to some of the machine learning work coming out of Google DeepMind in London, allowing us to build smart devices that interact in the real world.”

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Is India prepared for ‘fourth industrial revolution’?

Is #India prepared for #Industry40?

#AI #Robotics #IoT #fintech

  • The rise of the technologies is being called the fourth industrial revolution, which raises concerns over job security as many people, in the past, have lost their jobs due to introduction of newer technologies.
  • Commenting on the impact of automation, Shaw said that the next ten years should clearly be about making the existing jobs more productive through technology.
  • For example, the people working in airlines and travel agencies have already lost their jobs due to the introduction of different e-commerce sites.
  • The disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, automation and Internet of Things (IoT) have become an integral part of our everyday lives.
  • Though automation makes jobs more productive, it will take over the jobs of millions people.

The rise of these technologies is being called the fourth industrial revolution.
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Become Michael Knight with Dashbot, an AI for your car

Become Michael Knight with Dashbot, an #AI for your car

  • CNN buys Casey Neistat’s Beme app, brings the YouTuber in-house
  • Sphero’s BB-8 wearable brings Force control to home automation with IFTTT support
  • The Das Keyboard Prime 13 brings the gaming keyboard to the board room
  • Uber’s China app is now separate from its global app – and a nightmare for foreigners
  • Insta360 Air looks to bring affordable 360 video to Android phones

Who needs a smart car when you have a cool car? The Dashbot is a $49 add on for your vehicle that allows you to interact with your phone and Alexa while..
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