BP heads for space
Beyond Limits, an artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing company, today announced it has secured $20 million in Series B funding from BP Ventures, the corporate investment arm of global energy business, BP.
The investment will accelerate the delivery of industrial-grade AI software, previously used in deep space exploration missions, to combine human knowledge with machine learning and provide the energy sector with new levels of operational insight, business optimization and process automation across all operations.
Launched in 2012, Beyond Limits is a leader in AI and cognitive computing and was created to commercialize cutting edge IP developed by the team after over 20 years of success supporting NASA and the space program. With technologies proven in the unknown and extreme environment of space, Beyond Limits will adapt and deliver AI software that tackles industrial and enterprise challenges here on earth.
(Image: BP) | 25/07/2017 | Tim Harrup