We’re per week out from our third-annual TC Periods: Robotics occasion, and we nonetheless have some surprises left to announce. I do know, we’re simply as shocked as you might be. We’ve already introduced that Marc Raibert, Colin Angle, Melonee Smart and Anthony Levandowski shall be becoming a member of us in Berkeley subsequent week, and at the moment we’re including Claire Delaunay to the checklist of distinguished names.

Delaunay is VP of engineering at NVIDIA. Previous to NVIDIA, she labored because the director of Engineering at Uber, after the ridesharing service acquired her startup, Otto. She has additionally labored because the robotics program lead at Google.

She is at present the top of NVIDIA Isaac. The corporate’s robotics platform is designed to make it simpler for corporations of varied expertise ranges and means to develop robots. Delaunay will talk about the platform and showcase a few of NVIDIA’s in-house robotics reference units, together with Kaya and Carter.

Talking of NVIDIA, TechCrunch is partnering with them on April 17 (the day earlier than the convention) to host a Deep Studying for Robotics workshop at UC Berkeley. This in-person workshop will train you how one can implement and deploy an end-to-end challenge by hands-on coaching in eight hours, led by an teacher. Click on right here to be taught extra in regards to the workshop.

Hear from Delaunay and different superior audio system subsequent week at TC Periods: Robotics + AI. Buy your $349 tickets now earlier than costs go up $100 on the door. Scholar tickets are simply $45 — guide yours now.


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