2019 National Robotics Week Roundup
Published April 8, 2019
In celebration of National Robotics Week, we’ve rounded up our latest robotics stories.
Above, an ultra-low power hybrid chip drives a robotic car.
Making Small Robots More Capable
An ultra-low power hybrid chip inspired by the brain could help give palm-sized robots the ability to collaborate and learn from their experiences.
Ultra-Low Power Chips Help Make Small Robots More Capable
Helping Those with Profound Motor Impairments
An interface system that uses augmented reality technology could help individuals with profound motor impairments operate a humanoid robot to feed themselves and perform routine personal care tasks.
Seeing through a Robot’s Eyes Helps Those with Profound Motor Impairments
Responding Appropriately to Humans
With the help of deep learning, this personal robot can learn emotional cues in people’s voices and respond with emotive voice and movement.
Deep Learning Helps Robot Find its Voice
Behaving Like Light Waves
Understanding the movement of desert snakes could help engineers improve the control of autonomous search and rescue robots designed to operate on sand, grass and other complex environments.
When Sand-Slithering Snakes Behave Like Light Waves
Highlighting Human Rights
Whether talking about machine learning, robotics, data visualizations, natural language processing, or other facets of AI – each of them touch on the growing importance of recognizing the needs of people in AI systems.
'Human Rights' May Help Shape Artificial Intelligence in 2019