News tagged with humanoid robot

Should robots have rights?

As robots gain citizenship and potential personhood in parts of the world, it's appropriate to consider whether they should also have rights.

dateDec 08, 2017 in Robotics
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Robots can help us better understand how infants learn

Robots are a hot item and Radboud University is right on trend by using them to replicate babies' brain and behaviour. Johan Kwisthout, coordinator of the Master's programme in Artificial Intelligence, explains how this works ...

dateNov 14, 2017 in Robotics
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Developing robots that can walk more naturally

Walking on two legs isn't as easy as it seems. For robots and their designers, it is an even bigger challenge! Researchers at EPFL's Biorobotics Laboratory are testing novel algorithms to improve humanoids' ability to walk ...

dateSep 22, 2017 in Robotics
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Researchers link robots to surveillance teams

If you were monitoring a security camera and saw someone set down a backpack and walk away, you might pay special attention – especially if you had been alerted to watch that particular person. According to Cornell researchers, ...

dateApr 11, 2017 in Robotics
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Valkyrie robot meets the public

Valkyrie landed at Northeastern on Wednesday, marking the first time that the 6-foot-2-inch, 275-pound humanoid robot has interacted with the public.

dateJun 06, 2016 in Robotics
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