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Robotic motion planning in real-time

Once they've mastered the skills of toddlerhood, humans are pretty good at what roboticists call "motion planning"—reaching around obstacles to precisely pick up a soda in a crowded fridge, or slipping their hands around ...

dateJun 20, 2016 in Robotics
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Artificial intelligence plus common sense

In the future, a new generation of autonomous robots is set to complete tasks autonomously, even if something unforeseeable happens. With the support of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, information technology experts in Graz ...

dateJun 27, 2016 in Robotics
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The robots are coming! Shouldn't we be more worried?

The potential for new technologies to cause mass unemployment is becoming a much-discussed issue in the media. Yet, according to new Massey University research, few New Zealanders are concerned about the future of their jobs.

dateJun 20, 2016 in Robotics
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Service robots are coming to help us

In the not so distant future, robots could help us do everyday tasks like fetching the remote, offering a helping hand to walk us from room to room, or carrying our food or water when our hands are full. Some researchers ...

dateJun 09, 2016 in Robotics
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Flight of the RoboBee

Increasingly, researchers are designing robots with forms and functions that defy our expectation of what a machine can be or do.

dateJun 07, 2016 in Robotics
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