ITRI Introduces Improvements in AI, Robotics and ICT at CES 2023

Applied sciences embody CES Innovation Awards honoree AI Aquarium, Cubot ONE: Indoor/Out of doors AMR…

ITRI Introduces Improvements in AI, Robotics and ICT at CES 2023

Applied sciences embody CES Innovation Awards honoree AI Aquarium, Cubot ONE: Indoor/Out of doors AMR and RobotSmith

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The Industrial Know-how Analysis Institute (ITRI), Taiwan’s largest and one of many world’s main high-tech utilized analysis establishments, in the present day introduced it’s going to introduce AI, robotics and ICT applied sciences at its CES 2023 sales space 9855, North Corridor, LVCC and its digital occasion web site (https://occasion.itri.org/CES2023).

ITRI’s CES 2023 spotlight applied sciences in AI, robotics and ICT embody AI Aquarium, a CES 2023 Innovation Awards honoree, the world’s first sensible aquarium that helps establish marine life in actual time; Cubot ONE: Indoor/Out of doors AMR, an autonomous cellular robotic (AMR) integrating AI, IoT and 5G applied sciences, that may function indoors and outdoor, take elevators and journey on rugged floor; and RobotSmith, an AI and robotic system for metallic workpiece grinding and sharpening.

AI Aquarium presents an interactive aquarium expertise

AI Aquarium, a CES 2023 Innovation Awards honoree, is the world’s first interactive sensible aquarium that helps observers establish marine life in actual time. With intuitive virtual-real fusion, the system can acknowledge aquatic species with as much as 98% accuracy and present corresponding info on a clear show in keeping with an observer’s line of sight. AI Aquarium additionally performs gesture recognition with as much as 98% accuracy. The interactive augmented-reality expertise additionally can be utilized for exhibitions, info and sightseeing steering, sensible edutainment, retail show and surgical simulation. AI Aquarium has been put in within the Nationwide Museum of Marine Science & Know-how in Taiwan, serving tens of hundreds of holiday makers and receiving constructive suggestions.

AI Aquarium incorporates dynamic object recognition expertise with an intuitive person interface to supply an clever self-guided expertise. Observers can study marine life in actual time and entry detailed info by way of gesture management. AI Aquarium acknowledges greater than 10 gestures, creating an entertaining and interactive human-machine interface.

No matter an observer’s peak, AI Aquarium detects gaze course and hand gestures, permitting guests of all sizes to get pleasure from distinctive interactions with aquatic species. AI Aquarium additionally avoids interference from irrelevant actions or fingers of different observers, and it excludes sophisticated environmental components which will have an effect on recognition accuracy, corresponding to water readability, ambient mild, underwater mild, and fish actions. Furthermore, AI Aquarium can play video and audio to reinforce the contextual ambiance for an immersive exhibition expertise. With contactless interactive applied sciences, AI Aquarium avoids hygiene points from utilizing touchscreens and creates extra enjoyable by means of free motion.

The Cubot ONE autonomous cellular robotic delivers meals and extra

Cubot ONE: Indoor/Out of doors AMR is an autonomous cellular robotic (AMR) that may function each indoors and outdoor, rain or shine. It’s the first AMR that mixes 5G, AIoT (synthetic intelligence of issues), and V2X (vehicle-to-everything) to supply door-to-door supply providers. With sensible automobile notion functionality, it avoids pedestrians and obstacles. It will possibly journey on uneven surfaces corresponding to accessibility ramps, take elevators to maneuver between flooring, and navigate signalized intersections put in with mobile vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) roadside models. Cubot ONE additionally reduces the ecological affect of fuel-powered automobiles used for logistics supply since its energy supply is a chargeable lithium battery and it may possibly journey on public roads.

Cubot ONE has been deployed in a number of automated-delivery purposes. For instance, in Taiwan, 7-Eleven makes use of Cubot ONE for its automated supply service, foodomo, to ship meals in a science park. A nationwide library in Taiwan makes use of Cubot ONE as an autonomous e-book return cart.

Cubot ONE additionally features a administration platform that may coordinate a number of AMR operations in the identical space. The system additionally offers open APIs that may be simply built-in with any administration platform for custom-made purposes and logistics fleet administration. The chassis might be refitted for numerous payloads to meet various purposes, creating extra prospects for the logistics business.

Cubot ONE can transfer between flooring by speaking with the elevator controller by means of a 5G community. This makes it a great automobile to supply door-to-door meals supply in workplace buildings or flats.

Cubot ONE integrates autonomous driving expertise for open environments, together with LiDAR notion, high-precision mapping and positioning, and versatile planning expertise. These allow Cubot ONE to reach on the vacation spot protected and sound, with out inflicting collisions or accidents.

RobotSmith automates metallic workpiece grinding and sharpening

RobotSmith is an AI and robotic system for metallic workpiece grinding and sharpening. ITRI developed RobotSmith to handle the manufacturing business’s challenges and developments of digital transformation, provide chain restructuring and labor shortages brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. RobotSmith’s high quality grinding and sharpening expertise has been utilized to manufacturing plumbing fixtures, high-end knives, and medical units corresponding to synthetic joints.

RobotSmith digitalizes the grinding and sharpening methods of skilled staff and removes the constraints of human labor and guide precision. It may be simply deployed in conventional industries to implement digital transformation whereas preserving craftsmanship expertise required for manufacturing traces. RobotSmith employs AI software program to imitate human expertise and overcome course of bottlenecks.

RobotSmith incorporates sensing, robotics, business finest practices and ITRI’s AI software program EzSim to supply a complete resolution for floor ending. The EzSim software program performs simulation, trajectory planning and it optimizes path parameters to realize excessive precision and effectivity to carry out floor remedy as delicately as a human knowledgeable. Sensors and skilled AI fashions present real-time defect detection and guarantee course of high quality.

Further ICT applied sciences that ITRI will showcase embody:

  • The Athena Orchestrator—O-RAN SMO & RIC is the world’s first non-public community administration platform based mostly on the O-RAN ALLIANCE specs. The platform can present real-time energy-saving dynamic useful resource allocation for numerous non-public community situations and may enhance the vitality effectivity of cellular networks to satisfy carbon-emission objectives.
  • The SiC Electrical Powertrain Controller for electrical automobiles includes a compact thin-film capacitor busbar package. This design reduces the module quantity to five L and will increase driving vary and automobile effectivity. With low energy loss, the 800 V SiC driver can present as much as 214 kW of energy and attain an effectivity over 98%. The facility density might be maintained at > 40 kW/L, exceeding the U.S. Division of Power’s 2025 goal of 33 kW/L for a 100 kW traction drive system.

ITRI’s AI, robotics and ICT applied sciences are launching in the USA at CES 2023. ITRI is looking for expertise transfers and enterprise collaboration alternatives for the above applied sciences. companions are welcome to e-book a gathering at https://occasion.itri.org/CES2023/login.

ITRI’s CES 2023 on-line press package is obtainable right here: https://ces.vporoom.com/ITRI. Photos, reality sheets, and movies of the applied sciences can be found right here.

About ITRI

Industrial Know-how Analysis Institute (ITRI) is likely one of the world’s main expertise R&D establishments aiming to innovate a greater future for society. Based in 1973, ITRI has performed a significant function in remodeling Taiwan’s industries from labor-intensive into innovation-driven. To handle market wants and world developments, it has launched its 2030 Know-how Technique & Roadmap and focuses on innovation improvement in Good Dwelling, High quality Well being, and Sustainable Surroundings. It additionally strives to strengthen Intelligentization Enabling Know-how to assist diversified purposes.

Through the years, ITRI has been devoted to incubating startups and spinoffs, together with well-known names corresponding to UMC and TSMC. Along with its headquarters in Taiwan, ITRI has department places of work within the U.S., Europe, and Japan in an effort to increase its R&D scope and promote worldwide cooperation throughout the globe. For extra info, please go to https://www.itri.org/eng.

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