Sony will sponsor IROS 2022, the world’s largest international conference on robotics technologies, from October 23 to 27, 2022 in Kyoto, Japan, offering exhibits introducing some of its latest research efforts in the area of AI and robotics technology, from October 24 to 26, 2022. The Sony booth will include the first public demonstration of “Gran Turismo Sophy™”, a racing AI agent developed by Sony AI Inc. and others*. In addition, the booth will introduce a nursing robot and a surgical simulator developed by R&D Center of Sony Group Corporation. The following 17 exhibits will be introduced at the booth, including the latest research and development in the fields of AI and robotics, and robot products with AI.
* Using the PlayStation 4 software Gran Turismo Sport, it was co-developed by Polyphony Digital Inc., Sony AI Inc., and Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
＜Exhibits at the Sony booth＞
‧Gran Turismo Sophy
‧SSUP(Sensing Solution University Collaboration Program)
‧Physically-Photo-Realistic Surgical Simulator
‧Precision Bilateral Control System*
‧Music Excellence Project*
* These exhibits will be introduced only by video, without demonstrations by the presenters.
For further details about the exhibits and the programs in which Sony plans to participate, please refer to the following website;
Based on its Purpose, to “fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology,” Sony is promoting a wide range of businesses centered on Kando (emotion) and people on a worldwide basis. Technology and human resources with diverse expertise and values who create that technology together form the foundation on which Sony operates its business and generates innovation. By disseminating information about the Sony’s businesses and R&D through participation in and sponsorship of international conferences, and connecting with researchers and members of academia with world-leading expertise, Sony will provide Kando to people around the world and promote the creation of technologies that will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society and the planet.
＜IROS 2022 (IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and System)＞
IROS 2022 is the world’s largest international conference on robotics technology, jointly organized by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ) and others.
Date : October 23 to 27, 2022
Location： Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan
The Sony booth will be located at the Annex Hall, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on October 24 to 26, 2022.