ICT Results

Robots use their hands to 'think'

Action-centred cognition is a groundbreaking concept in robotics where robots learn to 'think' in terms of what actions they can perform on an object. This new trend in cognition theory opens exciting new ...

Oct 18, 2010 4.8 / 5 (8) 4 | with audio podcast

Robot, object, action!

Robotic demonstrators developed by European researchers produce compelling evidence that ‘thinking-by-doing’ is the machine cognition paradigm of the future. Robots act on objects and teach themselves ...

Oct 29, 2010 4.8 / 5 (11) 9 | with audio podcast

Single photons step into the slow light

(PhysOrg.com) -- European experts in nanotechnology, optoelectronics and quantum physics have advanced the generation, detection and manipulation of single photons in semiconductors. Their discoveries bring ...

Feb 22, 2010 4.7 / 5 (10) 0 | with audio podcast

Adaptive software -- a late bloomer

Adaptive software is the largely unfulfilled promise of mobile technology, but now a new platform developed by European researchers promises to finally deliver software that reconfigures itself depending on ...

Aug 20, 2010 3.7 / 5 (10) 1 | with audio podcast

Innovation, reinvented

A carmaker reports that design time on a new model dropped from six months to just one, thanks to new tools for innovation and collaboration developed by European researchers. The way companies get and develop good ideas ...

Aug 16, 2010 4.3 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast

Complex software systems -- heal thyself

(PhysOrg.com) -- Software underlies modern life, keeping everything from mobile phone networks functioning to planes in the air, but ensuring increasingly complex systems stay free of faults has become an ...

May 03, 2010 4.8 / 5 (8) 9

The internet of cars

(PhysOrg.com) -- An internet of cars promises a road system designed around cooperative technology enabling each element of the traffic system -- cars, drivers, traffic lights, signs -- to cooperate proactively ...

Mar 22, 2010 4 / 5 (6) 8 | with audio podcast