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Video Presentation from IIIM & CADIA Open Day – Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson

Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson closed IIIM Open Day 2013 with a talk on Spatio-Semantic Knowledge for Intelligent Household Robots. He discussed how these robots will perceive and understand their environment, and could change the face of robotics.

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Shortlisted for the Student Innovation Award

From its inception IIIM has submitted proposals to – and been awarded numerous grants from – the Student Innovation Fund (NSN). This year an investigation into the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI) was lead by Master’s student and IIIM intern Thorbjorn Kristjánsson, under the guidance of Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson (IIIM & Reykjavik Univ.) and Dr. Morten Dige (Aarhus Univ.).

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Video Presentation from IIIM & CADIA Open Day – Laboratory for Unmanned Vehicles

On IIIM & CADIA Open Day Dr. Leifur Thór Leifsson, Director of the Laboratory for Unmanned Vehicles (LUV), presents the lab and its projects. LUV studies potential applications for autonomous vehicles, specifically Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles and

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IIIM Spin-off Aldin Dynamics Covered by The Guardian

The Guardian published a feature article yesterday on virtual reality and the upcoming Oculus Rift VR headset. IIIM spin-off Aldin Dynamics is interviewed regarding their VR development and collaborative research with IIIM. Aldin Dynamics’ VR products in 2013 were quite successful and the company is quickly earning a place among leading developers in the coming wave of virtual reality.

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IIIM Researcher Ben Blumer Wins Startup Weekend

IIIM visiting researcher Benjamin Blumer participated in this event and we are happy to announce that his team won the 1st place prize with its project “Nuus’s news”: an app for iOS that gathers news and information in one place. Nuus is a kind of Spotify, but for news.

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