Woodside borrows robot from NASA

By Staff reporter 3 February 2017

Australia’s Woodside Petroleum has borrowed a humanoid robot from NASA to explore how the technology could be used to improve safety, reliability and efficiency in high-risk and remote environments, according to ABC News.

This is not Woodside’s first foray into the use of artificial intelligence, with the company announcing in August last year that it plans to set up its own AI unit. The robot, which will be loaned for a period of five years, is designed to work in the extreme environment of...

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