News tagged with robot

Video: Collaborative robots learn as they go

Meet CoBot—short for "Collaborative Robot." You might call it "help on wheels." With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), computer scientist Manuela Veloso and her team at Carnegie Mellon ...

Dec 17, 2013 not rated yet 0

Robots as platforms?

An odd concept for anyone raised on the idea of robots as clunky metal machines or toys designed to make life easier or more fun, but a new EU-funded research project introduces the idea of robots as platforms ...

Jan 21, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Mobile robot to boost aerospace production

We don't have to look too far into the future to see a time when mobile robots and people will be working side-by-side in production facilities. In fact, for the aerospace manufacturing industry, this scenario ...

May 13, 2014 not rated yet 0

The humanitarian case against killer robots

Noel Sharkey, the chairman of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, argued his case against killer robots last Friday at Northeastern University, saying that autonomous machines should not be allowed to make ...

Nov 26, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 17