News tagged with autonomous robots

New robots mimic fish's swimming (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Borrowing from Mother Nature, a team of MIT researchers has built a school of swimming robo-fish that slip through the water just as gracefully as the real thing, if not quite as fast.

dateAug 24, 2009 in Robotics
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Ban 'killer robots,' rights group urges

Hollywood-style robots able to shoot people without permission from their human handlers are a real possibility and must be banned before governments start deploying them, campaigners warned Monday.

dateNov 19, 2012 in Robotics
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Smarter robot arms (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A combination of two algorithms developed at MIT allows autonomous robots to execute tasks much more efficiently — and move more predictably.

dateSep 22, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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