"More than a million people die in car accidents each year, and most of those accidents are the result of human error”
Alexandru Budisteanu is 23 years old and owns a group of startups including Autonomix, an Artificial Intelligence software for affordable self-driving cars and he designed a low-cost self-driving car. The car's roof has cameras and low-resolution 3D LiDAR equipment to detect traffic lanes, other cars, curbs and obstacles, such as people crossing by. To process this dizzying amount of data, Alexandru employed Artificial Intelligence algorithms to extract information from the visual data and plot a safe route for the car. Then, he built a manufacturing facility in his garage from Romania to assembly affordable VisionBot Pick and Place robots that are used to produce electronics.
During this lecture, Alexandru will talk about this autonomous self-driving car prototype, for which he received the grand prize of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, and was nominated by TIME magazine as one of the world’s most influential teens of 2013.
This keynote lecture will be followed by the screening of the movie Surrogates.
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Alexandru Ionut Budisteanu
Alexandru Ionut Budisteanu 23 years old - Forbes 30 under 30 Europe alumni, TIME magazine nomination for one most influential teens in the world. Alexandru owns a group of startups including Autonomix - Artificial Intelligence software for affordable self-driving cars, VisionBot - Pick and Place robots for assembling electronic boards - building even a small manufacturing facility for producing robots, and SkyHub - Social Network for disrupting internet forums. Alexandru is also CTO for SaveEnergy - an IoT smart socket with Artificial Intelligence that reduces the electricity bills for buildings by disconnecting unused standby electronic devices.
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