Robotics News

Facebook research focuses on lifelike environments for AI-powered assistants

Virtual Robots have moved up to an elite platform dedicated to stepping up their game. The platform is dubbed AI Habitat.

11 hours ago from TechXplore

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Your Roomba takes a weird path to clean the floors in your home. Here's why it matters - CNET

A robot vacuum might navigate with lasers, electronic eyes or simple bumpers, and the difference affects how well it will clean. Our brand-new test room helps us show the difference.

Sat 15 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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DJI Introduces RoboMaster S1 Educational Battlebot System

With the S1, DJI allows you to bring the thrill of its RoboMaster competition into your home with a full-featured Battlebot educational toy system. The post DJI Introduces RoboMaster S1 Educational ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Extremetech

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Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed

In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car parts. In a replica of a factory floor setting, ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from TechXplore

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Love, Death and Robots renewed for season two

Following its arrival on the streaming site on March 15, Love, Death and Robots received high praise from critics and viewers alike—it currently has an 8.7 out of 10 rating on IMDb. The 18 stories, ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Techspot

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New MacBooks are about to be released, Apple filings suggest

Similar filings have given a glimpse at unannounced iPhone and Apple Watch models

Fri 14 Jun 19 from The Independent

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Innovative robot fingers hold promise for assistive living, prosthetics

There's nothing quite like the comforting squeeze of your partner's hand. But a robot's hand? That's perhaps a bit different.

Tue 11 Jun 19 from TechXplore

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Amazon's Scout robots: That's no cooler, that's your Prime delivery - CNET

A deeper look at Amazon's autonomous roving sidewalk bots.

Mon 10 Jun 19 from CNET

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Seven eerily lifelike robot maneuvers that will have you eyeing the off switch

Advances in robotics are a constant, but every now and then the ingenuity of researchers manifest in lifelike maneuvers that are as awe-inspiring as they are terrifying. Here we take ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Gizmag

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Head-turning Cassie Cal makes campus moves on hovershoes

A bipedal robot called Cassie Cal is in the news, thanks to a video from its home at the Hybrid Robotics group at University of California Berkeley.

Tue 11 Jun 19 from TechXplore

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