CloudMinds

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CloudMinds Technologies Co. Ltd
Native name
达闼科技公司
Public
Industrycloud-based systems for intelligent robots
FoundedMarch 2015; 3 years ago (2015-03)
FounderBill Huang
HeadquartersBeijing, China
San Francisco, California
Area served
worldwide
Key people
Robert Zhang
ProductsCloud connected smart machines, DATA, META, Mobile-intranet Cloud Service, XaaS Cloud、VBN
OwnerBill Huang
Websiteen.cloudminds.com

CloudMinds (Chinese: 达闼科技) is an operator of cloud-based systems for intelligent robots, founded in the early 2015. It concentrates on realizing a safe cloud computing network for intelligent robots, creating a large and mixed platform for machine learning, safe intelligent terminals, and researching the technologies of realizing robot controller in operations.

History[edit]

Founded in 2015, CloudMinds has created a cloud-based intelligent robot architecture based on the cloud's brain and secure network. It is backed by SoftBank, Foxconn, Walden Venture Investments and Keytone Ventures. CloudMinds has developed in-depth research in cloud intelligence integration, high-speed security network, safe smart devices and robot control technology.

CloudMinds built up Human Augmented Robotics Intelligence (HARI) platform and has applied it to some significant areas such as blind guiding. The operator has created the world's first cloud-based terminal, “DATA” series. And it is now working on constructing the backbone network worldwide (VBN).

Based on these nuclear technologies, CloudMinds has succeeded in realizing the Mobile Intranet Cloud Services (MCS), which contains the function on improving information security of the cloud robot remote controlling. The technology has been widely used in some areas such as financial, medical, military, public security department and large-scale manufacturing industry.[1]

Product service[edit]

Hardware[edit]

Cloud connected smart machines[edit]

CloudMinds is the first cloud robot operator that builds the platform and services to make robots connect and learn possible. With the tendency that each household will own a robot by 2025, the company determines to develop ground breaking technology in AI, Robotic control, network and cloud security. Mobile Intranet Cloud Services (MCS) platform offers secure device to cloud connection over a high performance low latency private network. Besides, they target to partner with the best minds in AI and smart devices. Their first products include a blind guiding robot and an AI mobile device that can be used as the control unit for generic robots in order to stimulate an end-to-end ecosystem. The products and services are used to solve some complex problems in health care, manufacturing and finance industries.[2]

DATA[edit]

DATA is a cloud intelligent device that will serve as the controller between the robot and the cloud brain.[3] It implemented hardware virtualization on Qualcomm platform. CloudMinds also implemented GPU virtualization on DATA. DATA uses a self-developed sandwich-like hardware extension architecture, which is based on special hardware interface that enables support for dual LTE.[4]

META[edit]

META is the first wearable device based on cloud framework of CloudMinds, which takes the shape of helmet for visually impaired people to support face recognition, object recognition, path planning and obstacle avoidance, etc.[5][6]

Software[edit]

Mobile-intranet Cloud Service[edit]

Mobile-intranet Cloud Service (MCS) is made up of three parts, XaaS Cloud, VBN and terminal. The design on the terminal contains technologies on dual chips and virtualization, which applies the artificial intelligence to activate the robot through this AI Mobile.[7] [8]

XaaS Cloud[edit]

XaaS Cloud, which is based on the original HARI (Human - Augmented - Robotic - Intelligence) architecture to realize the integration of artificial Intelligence and Human Intelligence and provide image recognition, enterprise collaboration and different types of services. The XaaS Cloud has currently completed the first phase of construction, providing the Cloud service platform of MCS. [9]

VBN[edit]

Since August 2015, CloudMinds has begun to construct the backbone network worldwide, which can realize the network path optimization and protocol optimization to provide safe and high-speed Internet service through SDN (software defined network) and SDP (software defined boundary). [10]

Awards[edit]

Time Awards Ref.
June 2016 2015 patent pilot qualified operators of Beijing [11]
July 2016 Top 25 global artificial intelligence start-ups [12]
August 2016 AIR (AI and Robotics) Top 25 List [13]
August 2016 2016 CCF-GAIR summit AIR TOP 25 innovation enterprise [13]
September 2016 List of the first batch of enterprises in Zhongguancun of 2016 [14]
October 2016 Top 25 competitive AI start-ups of China [15]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "马斯克担心机器人控制世界 《终结者》会成真么?_搜狐科技_搜狐网". www.sohu.com.
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  4. ^ "全球首款虹膜识别云端控制终端DATA闪耀2017MWC". 网易新闻.
  5. ^ "2017北京国际科技产业博览会开幕 云端智能机器人成亮点_新闻中心". 中国网.
  6. ^ "新征程!达闼科技云端智能机器人平台发布_网易手机". mobile.163.com.
  7. ^ "在乌镇展出导盲机器人 软银领投种子轮的达闼这样看AI趋势". tech.sina.com.cn.
  8. ^ "达闼科技携MCS亮相北京科博会". news.sina.com.cn.
  9. ^ ""双创"的风,在往哪个方向吹?". 中国科技网.
  10. ^ "海外办公构建新生态 达闼科技VBN安全专网解决方案跨海落地". news.sina.com.cn.
  11. ^ "北京市知识产权局". www.bjipo.gov.cn.
  12. ^ "【聚焦】全球人工智能初创公司25强榜单发布 - OFweek工控网". gongkong.ofweek.com.
  13. ^ a b "AIR Top 25成长榜颁奖,共同发现人工智能与机器人领域最具成长性的创新力量 | 雷锋网". 2016-08-13.
  14. ^ "中关村国家自主创新示范区". www.zgc.gov.cn.
  15. ^ "【重磅】新智元2016中国人工智能产业发展报告全文下载,新智元100 TOP10&TOP25 榜单公布". w.huanqiu.com.