Toyota partners with MIT and Stanford to see how AI can make driving safer

Toyota today announced that it has formed partnerships with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to open joint research center on both of those U.S. campuses. Researchers there will focus on artificial intelligence and robotics — but not in the same way that other automakers have been doing in recent years. The immediate intent of the $50 million initiative is to make it safer for human beings to drive cars. “Toyota believes the opportunities to improve every-day living through artificial intelligence supported technologies are boundless, with significant breakthrough potential for the development of life-saving intelligent vehicles and life-improving robots,” Toyota said in a statement on the news. The initiative will be led by Gill Pratt, who until now was program manager in the defense sciences office at the…


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