ICT Results

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

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

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

Social networking for innovators

New collaboration and strategic innovation tools developed by European researchers will help fast-track creative ideas by networking the most competent people to tackle the job.

Aug 13, 2010 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast

Roadmap for robot helpers

The humble robot cleaning your floor heralds a wave of robot helpers, from miners to surgeons, that could be joining us in the coming decades. How should the industry prepare for these new markets?

Aug 05, 2010 3.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Europe's first mobile robotic bin-on-call

European researchers have built a robot for 'on-demand' rubbish collection - just make a call and it will soon arrive at your door. It's ideal for collecting waste in the narrow streets of many historical ...

Jul 19, 2010 4.3 / 5 (6) 2 | with audio podcast

Mixed reality cookbook

What we perceive in the world is highly influenced by what we are looking for. That is old news. Now European researchers have used this theory to create a convincing and engaging 'mixed reality', and they ...

Jul 14, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast