Toyota Spends Million On MIT, Stanford Artificial Intelligence Programs

Amid a litany of recalls concerning air bags and other equipment, Toyota is bringing consumers some good news. The Japanese car manufacturer announced this week it has formed a partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University in which it will invest $50 million in the two schools’ research of safety-centered, automobile-based artificial intelligence systems. Toyota will work with the two prestigious schools to create “two join research centers” whose mission will be to create technology that makes driving safer, Fortune reported yesterday. DARPA vet and robotics expert Dr. Gill Pratt is reported to have joined the Toyota team to oversee its artificial intelligence initiative. Toyota Senior Managing Officer Kiyotaka Ise was quoted as saying that the joint venture will “transform the future of mobility.” We believe this research will…


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