AI, robot: harnessing the investment potential of technological breakthroughs

Jan 29, 2020, 05:00 AM
The opportunities being created by the wider adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are immense. Spending on cognitive and AI systems is forecast to grow from $12 billion in 2017 to $78 billion in 2022, according to IDC, and McKinsey projects that AI technologies are likely to increase global economic output by $13 trillion, or 16%, by 2030.

For cutting-edge insight into these trends, we were joined for this podcast by Professor Wyatt Newman, one of the world’s foremost authorities on robotics who has worked on developing autonomous vehicles and humanoid robots for disaster response.

The challenge for investors is to translate these exciting developments into strategies aligned with the growth of the AI and robotics industries. To explore these topics, we also heard from experts at ROBO Global® about how to identify and invest in the companies pioneering these technologies.

·         Professor Wyatt Newman, a leading researcher in the areas of mechatronics, robotics and computational intelligence

·         Jeremie Capron, Director of Research at ROBO Global®

·         Richard Lightbound, CEO - EMEA & Asia at ROBO Global®

·         Robert St George, Content Manager at LGIM

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