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Israeli autonomous technology developer Innoviz is entering China’s car market – TechCrunch

Israeli autonomous technology developer Innoviz is entering China’s car market – TechCrunch Innoviz, a developer of light detection and ranging technologies for computer vision and autonomous vehicles, is getting a toehold in China, the world’s fastest growing auto market, through a partnership with the Chinese automotive supplier HiRain Technologies. From …

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The race to build autonomous delivery robots rolls on – TechCrunch

The race to build autonomous delivery robots rolls on – TechCrunch It’s been a busy year in delivery robot land. Starship Technologies sounded the starting gun to bring autonomous delivery vehicles to market with a $17.2 million round led by Daimler back in January 2017. Then in January this year …

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50,000 Las Vegas workers set to strike, demand protection from robots

50,000 Las Vegas workers set to strike, demand protection from robots Among the Culinary Workers Union’s demands are higher wages, better job security, and protections from automation. The workers, whose contracts are up on June 1, are employed by more than 30 of the city’s most well-known resorts. The post …

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For these researchers, building a ‘smart cockpit’ means reading a pilot’s mind

For these researchers, building a ‘smart cockpit’ means reading a pilot’s mind In a bid to develop a “smart cockpit,” where pilots and plane become one, researchers have shown they can measure a pilot’s brain activity in real time, with hopes that they can design advanced technologies and training systems. …

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A Swiss weedkiller robot could curb our dependence on herbicides

A Swiss weedkiller robot could curb our dependence on herbicides A Swiss company called ecoRobotix recently unveiled its contribution to automated agriculture — a robotic weed-killing machine, that may reshape the way we approach agriculture by used microdoses of herbicides The post A Swiss weedkiller robot could curb our dependence …

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WorkFusion adds $50 million from strategic investors as it bulks up for acquisitions – TechCrunch

WorkFusion adds $50 million from strategic investors as it bulks up for acquisitions – TechCrunch WorkFusion, a business process automation software developer, has raised $50 million in a new, strategic round of funding as it prepares to start adding new verticals to its product suite. The company’s new cash came …

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