Brainput system takes some brain strain off multi-taskers
Breakthrough: Scientists harness the power of electricity in the brain (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- A paralyzed patient may someday be able to "think" a foot into flexing or a leg into moving, using technology that harnesses the power of electricity in the brain, and scientists at University of Michigan ...
Communicating person to person through the power of thought alone (w/ Video)
New research from the University of Southampton has demonstrated that it is possible for communication from person to person through the power of thought alone.
iCub, the Toddler Robot (w/ Videos, Pictures)
Inventor Demonstrates Humanoid Robot's Latest AI Abilities (w/ Video)
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.
Quadcopter piloted by a smartphone
The quadcopter, which was developed at TU Vienna, can negotiate its way through a room completely on its own. It does not need any human interference, and in contrast to other models, it is not assisted by ...
Humans feel empathy for robots: fMRI scans show similar brain function when robots are treated the same as humans
From the T-101 to Data from Star Trek, humans have been presented with the fictional dilemma of how we empathize with robots. Robots now infiltrate our lives, toys like Furbies or robot vacuum cleaners bring ...
'Simplified' brain lets the iCub robot learn language (w/ Video)
(Phys.org)—This technological prowess was made possible by the development of a "simplified artificial brain" that reproduces certain types of so-called "recurrent" connections observed in the human brain.
Machine perception lab reveals robotic one-year-old (w/ video)
(Phys.org)—The world is getting a long-awaited first glimpse at a new humanoid robot in action mimicking the expressions of a one-year-old child. The robot will be used in studies on sensory-motor and social ...
Dragonflies have human-like 'selective attention'
In a discovery that may prove important for cognitive science, our understanding of nature and applications for robot vision, researchers at the University of Adelaide have found evidence that the dragonfly ...
Researchers take another step towards mind controlled robots
Japan robot suit offers hope for nuclear work
Brain wave-controlled robot suits that allow wearers to don heavy radiation protection without feeling the weight were unveiled in Japan on Thursday.
'Green Brain' project to create an autonomous flying robot with a honey bee brain
Scientists at the Universities of Sheffield and Sussex are embarking on an ambitious project to produce the first accurate computer models of a honey bee brain in a bid to advance our understanding of Artificial Intelligence ...