News tagged with robotic brain

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 ...

Sep 09, 2009 weblog
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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.

Mar 31, 2009
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Brain scanner, not joystick, is in human-robot future

(Phys.org) -- Talk about fMRI may not be entirely familiar to many people, but that could change with new events that are highlighting efforts to link up humans and machines. fMRI (Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is ...

Jul 06, 2012 report
5 / 5 (10) 27 | with audio podcast

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 ...

Apr 06, 2010
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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 ...

Jun 01, 2010
4.8 / 5 (9) 1 | with audio podcast