Mobile robots could be much more useful in homes, if they could locate people, places and objects. Today's robots usually see the world with cameras and lasers, which have difficulty reliably recognizing things and can miss ...
Sep 22, 2014 in Robotics
Teaching robots lateral thinking: New algorithms could help household robots work around their physical shortcomings
Many commercial robotic arms perform what roboticists call "pick and place" tasks: The arm picks up an object in one location and places it in another. Usually, the objects—say, automobile components along an assembly line—are ...
Feb 25, 2013 in Robotics