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Hyundai Motor Group to acquire controlling interest in mobile robot firm Boston Dynamics

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Hyundai Motor Group will acquire a controlling interest in the mobile robot firm Boston Dynamics from Softbank in a deal that values Boston Dynamics at $1.1 Boston Dynamics is the established leader in developing agile, mobile robots that have been successfully integrated into various business operations. Hyundai Mobis Co.

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Hyundai Motor Group launches $400M Boston Dynamics AI Institute

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Hyundai Motor Group has launched the Boston Dynamics AI Institute , with the goal of making fundamental advances in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and intelligent machines. Hyundai Motor Group acquired an 80% controlling interest in Boston Dynamics in 2021. Earlier post.). Earlier post.).

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Mercedes-Benz launches vehicle data analytics project with City of Boston to help improve uneven roads

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The City of Boston’s Analytics Team will evaluate the effectiveness of MBUSA’s technology by comparing surface damage analytics to data the City has (such as data from Boston’s constituent service system, known as Boston 311) as well as through on-street inspections.

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Tesla Cybertruck drawing crowds with Boston Marathon display

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A Tesla Cybertruck is now on display outside of a showroom in Boston, Massachusetts, and photos and video footage of the site show that the unique electric vehicle (EV) has been drawing some crowds. The display launched on Sunday and will remain through tomorrow during the Boston Marathon. It’s attracting a decent size crowd.

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Hyundai Motor Group completes acquisition of 80% of Boston Dynamics from Softbank

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Hyundai Motor Group, Boston Dynamics, Inc. announced the completion of Hyundai’s acquisition of a controlling interest in Boston Dynamics from SoftBank, following the receipt of regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. and SoftBank Group Corp. The deal valued the mobile robot firm at $1.1

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Boston Dynamics Unleashes New Spot Variant for Research

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At NVIDIA GTC last week, Boston Dynamics CTO Aaron Saunders gave a talk about deploying AI in real world robots—namely, how Spot is leveraging reinforcement learning to get better at locomotion (We spoke with Saunders last year about robots falling over ). It’s very, very good at walking.

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FREYR Battery establishes technology center in Boston

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FREYR Battery, a Nordic developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, has opened its first US-based technology center in Boston in accordance with the company’s expansion strategy.

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