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Caltech and Disney Engineers Collaborate on Robotics

Caltech and Disney Engineers Collaborate on Robotics

 |Jan 19, 2018 @ 05:03 | New research agreement could yield robots better able to interact smoothly with humans Caltech and Disney Research have entered into a joint research agreement to pioneer robotic control systems and further explore artificial intelligence technologies. The agreement creates a framework that will allow researchers and engineers at Caltech and […]

Quick Quick Slow Is No-Go in Crab Courtship Dance

Quick Quick Slow Is No-Go in Crab Courtship Dance

| Jan 18, 2018 @ 14:01 | Robotic crabs help researchers understand the importance of tempo during mating Female fiddler crabs are sensitive to changes in the speed of a male’s courtship display, significantly preferring displays that accelerate to those that are performed at a constant speed or slow down. The new research is published in […]

Meet The Most Nimble-Fingered Robot Ever Built

Meet The Most Nimble-Fingered Robot Ever Built

May 27, 2017 @ 15:47 | New research in University of California at Berkeley by Professor Ken Goldberg, Jeff Mahler, and the Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering (AUTOLAB) created the Nimble- Fingered Robot, that shows real progress on the problem of robots grasping everyday objects called DexNet 2.0. Grabbing the awkwardly shaped items that people […]

Virginia Tech Receives Autonomous Vehicles Driving Simulator

Virginia Tech Receives Autonomous Vehicles Driving Simulator

May 27, 2017 @ 13:17 | Virginia Tech’s newest laboratory, the Autonomous Systems and Intelligent Machines (ASIM) lab, is home to a tiny town with Autonomous robotic vehicles and a full-sized smart car. The lab will provide data-driven, scientific insight into how people interact with automated vehicle systems — a crucial new element to the real-world […]