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2013-05-09 23:47:56

Position sensors allow humanoid robot to move and respond like a child. Southington, CT (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Motion experts at The Baumer Group began working closely with scholars from the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (AI Lab) at the University of Zurich In June of 2012 to design and create the first humanoid robot that moves, acts and responds like a human being. Nine months later, “Roboy” was born and introduced to the world at Robots on Tour in Zurich, Switzerland, on...

Smart Objects May Soon Start Talking And Interacting With Humans
2013-05-01 13:06:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Penn State researchers say as people keep embracing smart devices, society will begin to accept other, stranger objects such as talking tissue boxes. The researchers said at the 2013 Annual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI2013) that the next phase of smart objects is that these devices will start talking and interacting with humans. They want to determine the best ways for objects to communicate with humans...

Robot Being Taught Language Through Artificial Neuronal Network
2013-02-20 05:05:12

[ Watch the Video: Simplified Brain Allows iCub Robot To Learn Language ] Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Robots aren´t actually “taught” but rather are programmed. There have been attempts to create a system that can allow robots to “learn” but it is still a matter of essentially programming the new skills. However, a new artificial brain system could enable robots to learn language, which could very well be the key to teaching...

Robotic Assistats for the Elderly - Interview With Cory-Ann Smarr
2012-11-14 15:05:39

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Throughout the last few decades, advances in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence have plucked high-tech robots from the reverie of science fiction and placed them squarely in the real world. As technology has progressed, robots have been entrusted with an ever-expanding set of job responsibilities, including carrying soldiers into and out of battle zones, assembling automobiles and even fighting fires. As these marvels...

Robot Will Be Able To Think Like MacGyver
2012-10-15 07:46:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online MacGyver was an admittedly fictitious character who always knew what to do in a pinch. Quickly assessing his surroundings, the secret agent for the Phoenix Foundation would make use of what was available to him and break free from whatever makeshift cell he was being held in. MacGyver wasn´t a real person, of course, but it´s often the characters portrayed on screen which inspire scientific innovation. After all, would...

Bees Inspire New Artificial Intelligence Project
2012-10-01 14:58:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Robotic scientists, it seems, are hell bent on creating autonomous, animalistic robots. These machines, should the scientists have their way, would be capable of running faster than any human being, scaling all manner of rough terrain, and now, taking flight on their own, thinking like a bee in order to find certain sights and smells. The robot take over is nigh. A new report from the Universities of Sheffield and Sussex...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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