Toyota to Open Billion Artificial Intelligence Company

Toyota Motor Corporation announced in early November that it will start a new company, Toyota Research Institute Inc. (TRI), focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. The new company headquarters will be located in Silicon Valley near Stanford University and it will set up another near MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Toyota president Akio Toyoda at the press conference announcing the new company. Image Credit: Toyota Why AI? Toyota believes AI has the potential to support future industrial technologies and the creation of an entirely new industry. The company feels strongly about this belief that it has decided to invest $1 billion over the next five years to establish and staff the two initial locations and conduct operations. It has also decided to invest an additional $50 million over the next…

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