Microsoft AI for Health Grant was awarded to the Mount Sinai Health System in New York to establish a data science center dedicated to COVID-19 research. “Through this collaboration with AI for Health, we are leveraging the expertise of the Mount Sinai Health System in delivering world-class patient care and the Azure cloud to bring our AI-enabled products from bench to bedside,” said Robbie Freeman, MSN, RN, vice president of Clinical Innovation at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
The MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is funding 10 research projects to address the health and economic consequences of the pandemic. Projects include which materials make the best face masks, treating COVID-19 with repurposed drugs, a privacy-first approach to automated contact tracing, overcoming manufacturing and supply hurdles to provide global access to a vaccine.
Intel is part of an industry Partnership on AI — aimed at helping members use AI to improve lives and society — across vertical sectors.
Toyota Research Institute (TRI) is testing robot technologies to create house-cleaning robots. To teach robots how to perform a task like loading a dishwasher, TRI researchers created a VR environment where a person demonstrates for the robot by manipulating its arms. The robot then uses machine learning to determine the best movements inside a simulated environment to accomplish the task.
Robots powered by AI are providing solutions to solve common problems and add value to our lives by helping children learn better, improve medical diagnoses and provide health care for loved ones.
Robotics and AI will be key topics at CES 2021.
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