October 24, 2017
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Brain Corp. Appoints Qualcomm's Matt Grob to its Board of Directors

Brain Corp
Brain Corp

San Diego, CA, Oct. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brain Corp today announced it has appointed Matt Grob to its Board of Directors as a representative of Qualcomm Ventures, the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated. Mr. Grob is the Executive Vice President of Technology for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc."Brain Corp is at the forefront of the robotics revolution," said Matt Grob. "I'm excited and honored to join Brain Corp’s Board, and I look forward to providing my expertise in Qualcomm’s computational and wireless platforms to further strengthen the company’s vision."Mr. Grob joined Qualcomm in 1991 as an engineer and his early contributions to the company included system design, standardization and project leadership for early CDMA data services; the Globalstar satellite based mobile voice and data system and later 1x EV-DO high-speed wireless Internet access technology. Mr. Grob also served as Chief Technology Officer at Qualcomm and his experience in the areas of contextual awareness, machine learning, semiconductor technology, and computer vision adds a strong technical component to Brain Corp’s leadership team."Matt brings a deep understanding of the cutting-edge mobile technology from both an engineering and commercialization point of view. His addition is a tremendous asset to our team, further demonstrating the relationship between Brain Corp and Qualcomm. Together we intend to power the most intelligent robotic products in the world.” said Dr. Eugene Izhikevich, founder and chief executive officer of Brain Corp.Brain Operating System (BrainOS®)BrainOS is the foundation of Brain technology. It is a proprietary operating system that integrates with off-the-shelf hardware and sensors to provide a cost-effective “brain” for robots. It plays the same role for robots as Android OS plays for smartphones.BrainOS has computer vision and A.I. libraries that enable quick and efficient development of smart systems that learn and adapt to people and environment. Its navigation stack provides advanced self-driving capabilities for cluttered and dynamic indoor environments. The stack takes into account robot geometry and dynamics, preventing collisions with obstacles -- which is the essential safety requirement for commercial applications.About Brain Corp.Brain Corp. is a San Diego-based A.I. company that partners with manufacturers of commercial equipment to convert manual machines into autonomous robots. Brain Corp’s technology represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots. Brain Corp is funded by the SoftBank Vision Fund and Qualcomm Incorporated.For more information or to access videos of its robots, please visit www.braincorp.com.

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