Many of Mr. Parviz and his team members were employees of Google’s different departments, including wearable computing, driverlessness, and Google Brain.AmazonIt is also very interested in these emerging technologies.
According to CNBC, the laboratory's internal code is 1492 and Amazon X. It shows that the laboratory is focused on new ideas that can drive industrial change. Since its establishment in 2014, the laboratory has more than 50 members.
The lab is now said to be working on cancer treatment and medical records processing. There are reports that Amazon is working with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Giant Challenge Lab is also working with the AWS team of Amazon's cloud computing division to organize, parse, and examine unstructured medical data using artificial intelligence technology.
According to reports, in addition to research in the medical field, the giant challenge laboratory is also concerned about the last-mile delivery service. It is unclear whether this laboratory has participated in Amazon's drone delivery program.
According to CNBC, Amazon recruited members for the lab by "Think Big" inside the company. The competition is held once a year and aims to stimulate the imagination of employees and solve complex problems through non-traditional methods.