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Vice President of Innovation Phil Duffy to Speak at AI World 2018


SAN DIEGO, CA, Dec. 2, 2018 -- Brain Corp, an AI company specializing in the development of self-driving technology for robots, announced today that Phil Duffy, Vice President of Innovation, will keynote a presentation at the AI World 2018 Conference focused on mobile robots and machine learning.

Taking place December 3-5, 2018 in Boston, and organized by AI World Conference and Expo, this year’s conference is focused on the state of AI technology and making robots intelligent, cognitive and aware. This annual gathering of business and technology executives is an opportunity to learn about innovative implementations of AI across the enterprise. In his role at Brain Corp, Duffy is charged with uncovering new robotic product applications. His presentation will discuss how machine learning can enhance autonomous navigation systems and how improving those navigation systems make robots more intelligent.

“Improving a robot’s AI makes the autonomous navigation of complex environments more efficient and reliable,” says Phil Duffy, Vice President of Innovation. "Brain Corp continuously improves its machine learning-based AI by solving unique challenges found in live customer sites. The more data gained from mapping multiple locations, the stronger the AI solution. Like the old real estate mantra, it’s all about ‘location, location, location’ when it comes to the development of a robust robotic navigation AI system.”

Brain Corp partners with original equipment manufacturers to integrate BrainOS, Brain Corp’s winning AI platform, into their manually driven machines, allowing for smart, self-driving capabilities. The first robots with BrainOS technology are autonomous cleaning machines which operate daily in dynamic and complex peopled environments, such as malls, airports, and retail stores.

Brain Operating System (BrainOS®)
BrainOS® is the foundation of Brain Corp technology. It is a proprietary operating system that integrates off-the-shelf hardware and sensors to provide a cost-effective “brain” for robots. BrainOS has computer vision and AI libraries that enable quick and efficient development of smart systems that learn and adapt to people and complex environments. Its navigation stack provides advanced self-driving capabilities for cluttered and dynamic indoor environments.

About Brain Corporation

Brain Corporation (Brain Corp) is a San Diego-based AI company specializing in the development of intelligent, autonomous navigation systems for everyday machines. The company enables the rollout and scalability of robotics solutions by partnering with commercial equipment manufacturers and key technology providers. Brain Corp is funded by the SoftBank Vision Fund and Qualcomm Ventures. For more information or to access videos of its robots, please visit

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