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With or without 3D maps? Ascent Robotics’ approach featured in an online article

Ascent Robotics was featured in an article on Jidounten Lab. The article discusses the different approaches that companies and institutions take on creating autonomous driving solutions. It introduces Ascent’s approach of training AI in its virtual learning environment. 3D地図「いる派vsいらない派」 自動運転業界の仁義なき戦い ダイナミックマップは必要? (Japanese)

Ascent Robotics founder and chief architect Fred Almeida featured on NHK’s programme “人間ってナンだ?超AI入門 シーズン2 第4回「移動する」”

Ascent Robotics founder and chief architect co-founder was featured on NHK’s e-tele channel in a show named “人間ってナンだ?超AI入門 シーズン2 第4回「移動する」?” January 31st at 10pm. In the show Almeida discusses the future of autonomous driving. 人間ってナンだ?超AI入門 シーズン2 第4回「移動する」(Japanese)

Ascent Robotics nominated as one of the top 5 finalists of Nikkei’s Raise Awards

Nikkei, the world’s largest financial newspaper, chooses annually Japan’s top startups in its Nikkei Raise Awards. This year Ascent Robotics was nominated among the top 5. In a briefing announcing the finalists, Nikkei briefly described the reasons behind the nominations. Ascent Robotics was credited for its achievement in developing a system that allows for the […]

Save the date: Decoded #4 to be held on February 1st 2019

Ascent Robotics is going to start the new year with another Decoded event at Google’s office in Roppongi Hills. About Decoded: Two years ago we noticed that Japan was lacking something. There was no community for people who want to discuss and share ideas about artifical intelligence. As a result, we decided to organize Decoded, […]

Ascent Robotics mentioned in an article on the Japan Times

Ascent Robotics was featured in an article on Japan Times. The article discusses Japanese companies’ efforts in recruiting international talent to work in Japan. Japan’s IT firms enthusiastically open doors to overseas tech workers