Toyota invests $US50m in artificial intelligence research

The company instead is focusing its efforts on developing technology that can turn a auto into the equivalent of an intelligent assistant that recognizes when it should take over the steering when a driver is distracted or automatically play a favorite song when it detects a driver is in a bad mood. Robotics expert, Gill Pratt from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a division from the Pentagon, has been employed by Toyota to achieve this task. As we age, mobility becomes more challenging; and larger segments of society are unable to drive or move freely. Ise noted that Toyota was aware of the significance of autonomous technology acknowledging that there was increasing competition from not just competing carmakers but tech companies as well. Most notable in the automotive…


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