HCRI Joins The Partnership on AI

HCRI is pleased to announce it has joined the Partnership on AI. The Partnership on Al exists to study and formulate best practices on Al, to advance the public’s understanding of Al, and to provide a platform for open collaboration between all those involved in, and affected by, the development and deployment of Al technologies. ToContinue reading “HCRI Joins The Partnership on AI”

HCRI in IBM X-Prize Top Ten Teams

The XPRIZE Foundation has announced that 59 teams have been selected to move forward in the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition. The teams, which represent 14 countries, are developing vastly different technologies, all of which demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to tackle some of the world’s greatestContinue reading “HCRI in IBM X-Prize Top Ten Teams”

HCRI Partners with Sproutel

“Brown’s HCRI is excited to be working with Sproutel on such socially focused research. The work Sproutel does exemplifies the type of humanity centered robotics we aim to support at Brown’s HCRI.” Peter Haas, Associate Director, Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative, Brown University Sproutel, Inc. and Brown University’s Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative are partnering to assess theContinue reading “HCRI Partners with Sproutel”

HCRI Partners with Hasbro

A $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a three-year partnership that seeks to enhance Hasbro’s Joy for All Companion Pets into smart robots that can help older adults with everyday tasks.   PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — A group of academic researchers, led by cognitive and computer scientists from Brown University, isContinue reading “HCRI Partners with Hasbro”