Facebook is creating photorealistic homes for AIs to work and learn in

TechCrunch | Jun 14, 2019 at 9:01 AM
  • If AI-powered robots are ever going to help us out around the house, they’re going to need a lot of experience navigating human environments.
  • It is compatible with several existing systems and environments (SUNCG, MatterPort3D, Gibson and others), and is optimized for efficiency so researchers can run it at hundreds of times real world speeds.
  • Other simulators focus more on the physical aspect of rather than the visuals, such as THOR, a simulator meant to let AIs practice things like opening that drawer.