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Teaching artificial intelligence to connect senses like vision and touch

New AI system gives robots ability to visualize objects using touch

We, the human beings, can easily tell how an object looks like by simply touching it, all thanks to our sense of touch, which...
DJI’s RoboMaster S1 is an educational robot for techies of all ages./ Image: DJI

DJI’s RoboMaster S1 is an educational robot for techies of all ages

A Shenzhen, China-based company, DJI is better known for unmanned aerial vehicles commonly known as drones for aerial photography and videography. The company is...
Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed

A new algorithm can accurately predict a person’s trajectory, in real-time

MIT researchers developed an algorithm that tells robots where the humans around them are headed. The trajectory-prediction tool may help humans and robots work...
Graduate Research Assistant Gennaro Notomista shows the components of SlothBot on a cable in a Georgia Tech lab./ Image: Georgia Tech

Energy-efficient SlothBot leisurely monitors environmental changes

Taking inspiration from the mammal that moves at a leisurely pace, a team of engineers from Georgia Institute of Technology has developed 'SlothBot' -...
Image: Jordan Stead/Amazon

Amazon’s redesigned Prime Air delivery drone is a plane-helicopter hybrid

Amazon.com, an American multinational company based in Washington, is now thinking about delivering the packages to customers even faster. It has unveiled the latest...
This new, simplified soft robot, powered by pressurized air, replaces multiple control systems with one input, reducing the number, weight and complexity of the components needed to power the device. (Image: Bertoldi Lab/Harvard SEAS)

The air-powered soft robot replaces multiple control systems with one input

Soft robots have a number of advantages over hard robots which also includes the ability to handle irregular-shaped objects, squeeze into tight spaces, and...
While its human controllers crouch in the relative safety of the trenches, the THeMIS robot rolls over terrain and fires when directed at targets on another hill. (Milrem Robotics)

THeMIS armed combat UGV operates beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS)

Milrem Robotics and ST engineering demonstrated the ability of the THeMIS armed combat unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) to operate under beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) conditions. The...
Salto, the jumping robot

Now, ‘Salto’ the jumping robot navigates an agility course with ease

Small robots are really great for a lot of things like running around in places where larger robots or humans can't fit. The robots...
A robot was able to copy a sketch of the Mona Lisa just by looking at it./ Image: Brown University

A new algorithm enables the robot to copy handwriting and sketches

Imagine, a robot leaving a written note for you at the workplace or drawing a diagram for explaining some concept! Now, it seems such...

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