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Tokyo"s Olympics may become known as the "Robot Games"

Tokyo's Olympics may become known as the "Robot Games.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 15th, 2019

Facial recognition system set to be used in Olympic security

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 7th, 2018

Olympics: Sporting events put Japan businesses in the mood for love

TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan gears up to host the Rugby World Cup and Olympic Games in consecutive years, many businesses are seizing on the opportunity to capitalize on the influx of tourists, media and athletes for both big events......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 25th, 2018

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Blockchain Could Make Games a Tourist’s Dream

The companies involved have promised shorter wait times at restaurants and an overall easier trip abroad......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 16th, 2018

Festo’s Agile Robot Handles Objects Effortlessly

Many video games and sci-fi shows and movies offer a glimpse into a future in which we’re served by robot nannies, maids and chefs. A study conducted at MIT previously demonstrated that AI.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 1st, 2019

U.S. carriers compete for new slots at Tokyo"s Haneda airport

The top three U.S. carriers announced bids for new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport on Thursday as part of a push to increase daily nonstop flights to the Japanese capital ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games and beyond......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2019

United bids for six new slots at Tokyo"s Haneda airport

United Continental Holdings is applying for six of 12 new slots open to U.S. carriers at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in a push to increase daily nonstop flights to the Japanese capital ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games and beyond......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2019

Breakdancing Tipped to Feature at the Paris Olympics in 2024

The organizers of Paris 2024 want to include breakdancing, skateboarding, surfing and climbing in the Summer Games .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 21st, 2019

Nearly Three Years After Olympics, The Rio 2016 Organizing Committee"s Debt Load Has Tripled

The fallout from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has continued years after the last games have ended. The debt incurred by the local Olympic organizing committee, Rio 2016, has now increased dramatically to more than three times.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 16th, 2019

Robots have already mastered games like chess and Go. Now they’re coming for Jenga.

A newly released video from MIT shows a robot developed by the school’s engineers playing Jenga with surprising precision. Researchers say the the machine is on the verge of defeating its human competition......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 4th, 2019

Mastering Jenga taught this robot real-world physics

Artificial intelligence is already better than humans at video games, quiz shows and an ancient Chinese board game. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 31st, 2019

Robot Waiters In This Tokyo Cafe Are Controlled By Disabled People 

A cafe with an all-robot wait staff controlled by paralyzed people has recently concluded its eight-month experiment in Tokyo, Japan.  Ten people with a variety of conditions includ.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 3rd, 2019

Video Games Won’t Be Part of the Paris Olympics

Including e-sports is "premature," officials say. The Olympic Games regularly add new events, but officials aren’t .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 10th, 2018

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Implicated In Sourcing Tainted Wood: Activists Claim

Explosive Reports Expose Illegal Logging and Human Rights Abuses by Forestry Giant Korindo Group; Tokyo 2020 Olympics Implicated in Sourcing Tainted Wood Protesters rally at Korindo Jakarta HQ after investigation reveals land grabbing .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 11th, 2018

Hiwin showcasing smart ball screws at JIMTOF 2018

Mechanical motion control component and industrial robot maker Hiwin Technologies is exhibiting its smart ball screws at Japan International Machine Tool Fair (JIMTOF) 2018 in Tokyo during November 1-6......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesNov 5th, 2018

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will use AI-powered facial recognition to allow athletes, media, staff, and other pre-vetted personnel to enter facilities more easily

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Japanese electronics.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2018

Key Words: Esports will be in the Olympics, and become the biggest sport in the world, Logitech CEO predicts

Maybe you should let your kids play more video games......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018

Tokyo 2020 Will Be the First Olympics to Use Facial Recognition to Improve Security

NEC unveiled the new security system o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 7th, 2018

Interview: Garcetti says LA can be winning Olympic model

In an era when many cities are hesitant to bid for the Olympics, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is convinced his city has a winning formula to make the games a success......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 25th, 2018

Setting Records: Japan Worries About Too-Toasty Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

A city near Tokyo reported Japan’s highest-ever recorded temperature of 106 degrees, as a heat wave that is scorching the nation raises concerns about the health of athletes and spectators at the Olympics in 2020......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 23rd, 2018

Coughing Up Reform: Japan Tightens Smoking Laws a Little

Japan tightened its smoking rules ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, belatedly joining a global trend after long being one of the easiest places among developed economies to light up......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018