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Alan the Astro Aide – Digital Assistant for Astronauts
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Alan the Astro Aide – Digital Assistant for Astronauts

In the summer semester 2019, the University Bremen, namely speaking Denis Pijetlovic of the department of economics, specialization in Sustainable Management led by Prof. Dr. Georg Müller-Christ, approached Blackout Technologies about an unique opportunity in the curriculum for business students. Denis Pijetlovic asked Blackout Technologies if we were interested in helping him give business students,...

Coming Soon! btNexus: Curious Columbus
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Coming Soon! btNexus: Curious Columbus

Just like Blackout, our btNexus is growing and improving. Our new version of btNexus will be released on April 1st, just 2 short weeks from now. We’re really excited about this, because we’ve been using it internally for a while, and it really makes the modeling process easier and Digital Assistants more powerful. We can’t...

The Magic of Social Robotics
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The Magic of Social Robotics

Hi, I’m Tricia, Blackout’s newest team member. I started here at Blackout just over a month ago with little knowledge of how artificial intelligence or robotics work, other than what I had heard in the news and read in science fiction novels. Last Friday, I welcomed some special guests to the office: my 3- and...

IOTA.KI inspired by Blackout’s A.I.
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IOTA.KI inspired by Blackout’s A.I.

Yesterday a small group of the Team went to the Theater Bremen to see the play IOTA.KI. IOTA.KI is a LIVE ANIMATION CINEMA production, that means the whole play was live animated with several overhead projectors on different canvases. It was a spectacular mix of cinema and theatre. In one moment the stage was occupied by a large canvas,...

Microsoft ScaleUp Pitch
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Microsoft ScaleUp Pitch

In November, Lisa and I had the opportunity to pitch Blackout Technologies for the Microsoft ScaleUp program. The Microsoft ScaleUp program is designed for Startups like us. To the startups selected, Microsoft offers consulting, sales, marketing, and technical support. Having the opportunity to receive help with a company as big and prestigious as Microsoft, would...