CommBank, Stockland invest in social robotics research

Staff Writers 2016-08-24 The Commonwealth Bank and Stockland have partnered with a leading academic research network and the University of Technology Sydney to invest in research and development of social robotics. The parties, along with the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) are investing in research and development in artificial intelligence through a leading corporate-academic partnership in social robotics. Research conducted by the partners will identify opportunities and limitations in human-robot interaction. It will also explore the commercial applications of social robotics across a number of industries. On its company newsroom site, the Commonwealth Bank says its Sydney Innovation Lab will be used as a testing environment for students and academics of Australia’s leading technology universities to conduct research and development using Chip. Chip is a humanoid robot owned by…


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