4-4-2 becomes 0101: Inside the competitive world of robot football
The whistle has just been blown on one of the most thrilling events on the international sporting calendar. It took place in Brazil and pitted teams from all over the world against each other, each hoping ...
Berkeley robot uses tiny, spiny toes to climb cloth
Turtles make the right moves via remote control (w/ Video)
Zurich team develops walking, jumping, balancing, Cubli (w/ Video)
New robot butler "HERB" can microwave your dinner (w/ Video)
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 ...
Researchers mimic insect ocelli to build light sensor to control fly-sized drone
Ask the crowd: Robots learn faster, better with online helpers
University of Washington computer scientists have shown that crowdsourcing can be a quick and effective way to teach a robot how to complete tasks. Instead of learning from just one human, robots could one ...
Flocking robots take to the sky (w/ video)
Brain scanner, not joystick, is in human-robot future
Snake-alike Titanoboa robot is beyond eek (w/ video)
Getting a grip on robotic grasp
Twisting a screwdriver, removing a bottle cap, and peeling a banana are just a few simple tasks that are tricky to pull off single-handedly. Now a new wrist-mounted robot can provide a helping hand—or rather, ...