The Power of the Robotic Cloud

Last week at RoboBusiness, I was fortunate to hear James Kuffner, CTO of Toyota’s Research Institute (TRI), present his vision of a million connected robots. If this premise sounds scary, I am sorry.  Halloween is just around the corner. Seriously, it is worth digging into in greater detail. According to Kuffner, connectivity speeds are as important to cloud robotics as the growth of processing speeds or Moore’s Law. “An unknown that some people are not aware of is how rapidly wireless broadband internet speeds and bandwidth have improved, almost 1600x in terms of both speed and bandwidth over the last 10 years,” Kuffner declared on stage. “It is really been a game-changer for connected cars and connected robots, and so one of the things I have been thinking about is what changes…

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