Flippy, the hamburger cooking robot, gets its first restaurant gig – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Flippy, the hamburger cooking robot, gets its first restaurant gigTechCrunchThe startup is also announcing a partnership with Kitchen United at today’s show that will bring Flippy robots to the “WeWork for restaurants.” Miso will be utilizing the information gathered … Read More

deepsense.ai’s Research on Robotics to be Presented at Prestigious 1st Annual Conference on Robot Learning – PR Newswire (press release)

PR Newswire (press release) deepsense.ai’s Research on Robotics to be Presented at Prestigious 1st Annual Conference on Robot LearningPR Newswire (press release)14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In a recent research project, members of deepsense.ai’s machine learning team, Maciej Klimek, Henryk Michalewski … Read More

Uncle Sam Wants You … to Fight Alongside a Killer Robot – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Uncle Sam Wants You … to Fight Alongside a Killer RobotBloombergOf all recent technological gains, the things that would improve our operations most in the near term are aggressive use of big data, artificial intelligence, and machine–learning. This combination … Read More

A Robot Designed To Help Kids With Autism Learn Social Cues – Co.Design (blog)

Co.Design (blog) A Robot Designed To Help Kids With Autism Learn Social CuesCo.Design (blog)Using machine learning, Hoffman and the team at Google are working on designing ways for Blossom to act during different videos to help autistic kids learn key … Read More

This Lumpy Robot Lends Endearing Touch to Social Bots – Live Science

Live Science This Lumpy Robot Lends Endearing Touch to Social BotsLive ScienceOne potential use for a robot like Blossom could be as a companion and teaching aid for children on the autism spectrum. Using machine learning — an application of … Read More

Step Aside, Alexa: MIT Robot Follows Contextual Commands – Geek … – Geek

Geek Step Aside, Alexa: MIT Robot Follows Contextual Commands – Geek …GeekAsk your cyborg butler, for instance, to pick up a specific tool from a toolbox, and “it would be completely lost,” according to the Massachusetts Institute of … and … Read More

This New Robot Navigates Crowds With Relative Ease – The Merkle

The Merkle This New Robot Navigates Crowds With Relative EaseThe MerkleTo work, this robot uses some form of machine learning. That is not the traditional solution, as reinforcement learning works rather differently. Systems are trained through trial and error as … Read More

Every home could soon have a robot in it – BT.com

BT.com Every home could soon have a robot in itBT.comTechnology conventions such as IFA often serve as a window into the near future, with the concepts on the show floor offering a glimpse of what gadgets are in the pipeline. … Read More

MIT robot can follow pedestrian traffic rules – Pune Mirror

Pune Mirror MIT robot can follow pedestrian traffic rulesPune MirrorFor a robot to make its way autonomously through a heavily trafficked environment, it must solve four main challenges: localisation (knowing where it is in the world), perception (recognising its surroundings), … Read More

New robot rolls with the rules of pedestrian conduct – MIT News

MIT News New robot rolls with the rules of pedestrian conductMIT NewsThey used reinforcement learning, a type of machine learning approach, in which they performed computer simulations to train a robot to take certain paths, given the speed and trajectory … Read More