Video: Decentralized control of multiple robots under uncertainty
Writing a program to control a single autonomous robot navigating an uncertain environment with an erratic communication link is hard enough; write one for multiple robots that may or may not have to work ...
Rise of the Google machines: The robotics companies involved
Google recently acquired eight high profile start-up robotics companies, providing strong evidence of a strategy to create breakthrough applications for robotics over the next decade. This strategy is most ...
Your robot helper is on the way now it can learn from its friends
January is a time when many of us seek to better ourselves. We want to learn a new skill or improve an existing one. A network designed especially for robots, RoboEarth, is being tested in the Netherlands to ...
OutRunner robot steered to fast track with Kickstarter
UN talks take aim at 'killer robots' (Update)
Armies of Terminator-like warriors fan out across the battlefield, destroying everything in their path, as swarms of fellow robots rain fire from the skies.
Collaborative learning for robots
Machine learning, in which computers learn new skills by looking for patterns in training data, is the basis of most recent advances in artificial intelligence, from voice-recognition systems to self-parking ...
Robots are designed to take a hike with walking poles
Geckos in space: Novel robot takes a step to cosmos
A wall-crawling robot inspired by the gecko has taken a small but important step towards a future in space, scientists said on Thursday.
Researcher takes a muscular approach to robotics
During his childhood in Korea, Yong-Lae Park developed a love for robotics, using the nuts, bolts and metal bars from science kits to build mechanical versions of his favorite cartoon characters.
Location, location: Tango prototype helps quadrotor navigate (w/ Video)
'Take your clothes off, be like me!' says wise-cracking robot
A wise-cracking humanoid robot called Pepper whose makers claim can read people's emotions was unveiled in Tokyo last month.
Robots, hands-free wizardry wows at high-tech fair
A "toddler" robot that sees red, a digital master chef and a suitcase that never gets lost—new technology at the world's biggest high-tech fair has the potential to change lives.
SpaceX supply run to space station postponed
The next supply run to the International Space Station has been delayed.
Clever copters can learn as they fly (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —The research paves the way for robots to work intelligently alongside humans in ways that are currently familiar only through science fiction films. The robots could play important roles in ...