Food-focused autonomous robot arm knows how to use the forks

Most people wouldn't think twice about the best way to stab a piece of food on their plate, but when viewed through the eyes of a robot this simple action is surprisingly complex. Now, researchers at the University of Washington have developed an autonomous robot arm that can figure out the best way to pick up food of any shape and bring it up to a user's mouth, which should make mealtimes easier for people with limited mobility... Continue Reading Food-focused autonomous robot arm knows how to use the forks Category: Robotics Tags: Algorithms Disability Food Food technology Robot Robotic Robotics Robots University of Washington

Food-focused autonomous robot arm knows how to use the forks

Most people wouldn't think twice about the best way to stab a piece of food on their plate, but when viewed through the eyes of a robot this simple action is surprisingly complex. Now, ...

Wed 13 Mar 19 from Gizmag

How to train your robot (to feed you dinner)

About 1 million adults in the United States need someone to help them eat, according to census data from 2010. It's a time-consuming and often awkward task, one largely done out of necessity ...

Mon 11 Mar 19 from TechXplore

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Robots that feed people who can’t feed themselves are here

We have the technology, now it just needs more training. A million people around the U.S. cannot feed themselves. Whether they’re living with a disability or age-related challenges, ...

Wed 13 Mar 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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