News tagged with robotic brain

Brain powered robot

(PhysOrg.com) -- A squat, circular robot scurries along the floor of a laboratory, moving left, then right, then left again, before coming to a stop. A Northeastern University student researcher commands the ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Engineering
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A Cyborg Space Race

Who should explore space: robots or humans? Our ability to travel beyond Earth is hampered by the harsh conditions of space, but rather than let robots have all the fun, could cyborg technology allow humans ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Space Exploration
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UCI robot to aid brain research

(PhysOrg.com) -- A robot powered by a computerized model of a rodent brain will help researchers from UC Irvine and UC San Diego understand how people recognize and adapt to change.

dateNov 04, 2009 in Robotics
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iCub, the Toddler Robot (w/ Videos, Pictures)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A little humanoid robot called iCub is learning how to think for itself, bringing the world of science fiction to reality. The major goal of the "RobotCub" project is to study how humans learn ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Robotics weblog
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Robotics insights through flies' eyes

To understand how a fly's tiny brain processes visual information efficiently enough to guide its aerobatic feats -- and ultimately to build more capable robots -- researchers in Munich, Germany, have set ...

dateJul 31, 2009 in Engineering
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New robot 'steered by human thought': Honda

Japan's Honda said Tuesday it had developed a robot steered by human thought, thanks to a helmet-like device that measures a person's brain activity and sends signals to the machine.

dateMar 31, 2009 in Robotics
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