Technoxian world robotics championship is back with its 6th edition.

Technoxian world robotics championship organized by AICRA has launched its 6th edition. The championship will be commenced from August 21, 2022, to August 23rd, 2022.    Technoxian: World robotic Championship prepares young students for a technology-driven future, and it has launched its 6th edition with a bunch of exciting robot challenges. Over thousands of students and robot, enthusiasts take participation and work together as a team in the AICRA-organized technoxian competition. This year, students will compete with each other in 10 different challenges including innovation contests, robowar, maze solver, Robo…

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Top Institutions and Corporates received India STEM Awards’22

The India STEM Summit and Awards rewarded 30 top institutions and corporated for their contributions to the STEM sector. The India STEM Summit & Awards aims for building a STEM learning culture in the country. The top 30 institutes/companies from India have been recognized and rewarded as the outstanding changemakers and purposeful leaders working tirelessly for a positive impact on the STEM sector in India at the 4th edition of India STEM Summit & Awards Organized by The All India Council for Robotics & Automation. Supported by the Ministry of…

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Not Pegasus, Hermit is reportedly new spyware used by governments to target high-profile people

Hermit, not Pegasus, is reportedly the new Android spyware being used by governments to target high-profile officials. Business executives, human rights activists, journalists, academics, and government officials are among those who have been targeted. The spyware, which is installed in the target’s system via SMS, was first discovered in Kazakhstan. Cases from Syria and Italy eventually emerged a few days later. “Based on our analysis, the spyware, which we named ‘Hermit’ is likely developed by Italian spyware vendor RCS Lab and Tykelab Srl, a telecommunications solutions company we suspect to…

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After Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg, another top executive leaves the company

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Meta, has left the company after 14 years. In yet another blow to the company, Jerome Pesenti, Meta’s VP of AI, has announced his departure. Pesenti will leave the company in mid-June after assisting it through the early stages of the AI transformation, according to the company. Pesenti has been a member of Meta for four years. Bosworth also stated that Meta’s AI technology and community will form a new cross-functional AI leadership team led by Joelle. “We are grateful for the incredible work Jerome has…

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Upcoming startup event in Bengaluru-2022

Indiafirst tech startup conclave & awards coming to the silicon valley of India: Bengaluru, after the grand success of its Delhi chapter back in February.   The conclave is one of the most prominent and innovative events in India, with a collective goal of strengthening the country’s tech startup ecosystem. The organizers” All India Council for Robotics and Automation” will host the Bengaluru chapter of its prestigious India First Tech startup conclave and awards on the 8th and 9th of June 2022. The event will feature several exhibitors, interactive sessions on tech…

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Technoxian 6.0 : Introducing the challenges

The 6th edition of Technoxian: world robotic Championship organized by the All India council for robotics and automation will be held at Indiragandhi Stadium in New Delhi from August 21st to 23rd, 2022.Every robot lover will be enthralled by the Championship’s exciting selection of robotics competitions. Let’s have a look at a few of Technoxian’s interesting tasks and how to enter the tournament in this article. RC Craft Challenge Technoxian: The World Robotics Championship hosts an RC craft challenge in which teams must construct an aerodynamically stable RC plane capable…

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Govt easing compliances to exit business, data privacy, cyber security key: Piyush Goyal

Commerce and Trade Minister Piyush Goyal stated on Thursday that the government is seeking to reduce the compliance and regulatory burden on businesses so that they may operate, develop, and exit more easily amid green shoots of funding returning to India. “There’s been huge growth in manufacturing investment of late. I can see the green shoots of investment coming back to India in a big way particularly private investment,” Goyal stated on the Global Unicorn Summit organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry. While authorities funding has been ongoing, he stated the…

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How to teach new skills to robots?

A warehouse robot pulls mugs off a shelf and places them into boxes for delivery as e-commerce orders flood in. Everything runs smoothly until the warehouse undergoes a change, requiring the robot to grasp taller, narrower mugs that are stored upside down. Reprogramming that robot involves hand-labeling thousands of images that show it how to grasp these new mugs, then training the system all over again. However, MIT researchers have developed a novel technique that would just take a few human demonstrations to reprogram the robot. This machine-learning method enables…

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An AI breakthrough in healthcare sector

LabGenius, an AI-driven scientific research firm, is using Graphcore’s IPUs (Intelligence Processing Units) to accelerate its drug discovery efforts. LabGenius is now working on developing new cancer and inflammatory disease medicines. For its potentially life-saving work, the company blends AI, lab automation, and synthetic biology. Until now, the company’s workloads were performed on standard GPUs. LabGenius claims that switching from Cirrascale Cloud Services to Graphcore’s IPUs in cloud instances lowered model training time from one month to around two weeks. “Previously we used GPUs and it took us about a…

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Why these Malaysian companies are on the road to robotics

Earlier this year, Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, announced that the country is working on a National Robotics Roadmap (NRR) to increase national productivity by utilising robotics technology. According to Ismail Sabri, the goal is to reduce reliance on foreign labour and reduce the flow of foreign cash. According to a Bernama report, the government’s roadmap is to increase robot usage from 55 units per 10,000 workers in 2019 to 195 units per 10,000 workers by 2030. In addition, a MyDigital Catalytic Initiatives Task Force will be…

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