"MacGyver" robots learn to build new tools from everyday objects on hand

Robot arms are getting smarter and smarter all the time, and now a team from Georgia Tech has taught them how to make their own tools. These resourceful robots are first taught to match form and function, then let loose on a series of everyday objects to build what they need to complete a given job... Continue Reading "MacGyver" robots learn to build new tools from everyday objects on hand Category: Robotics Tags: Georgia Tech Machine Learning Object Recognition Robot Robotic Robotics Robots Tools

"MacGyver" robots learn to build new tools from everyday objects on hand

Robot arms are getting smarter and smarter all the time, and now a team from Georgia Tech has taught them how to make their own tools. These resourceful robots are first taught to match ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Gizmag

An algorithm to teach robots pre-grasping manipulation strategies

When human beings reach out to grasp a given object, they often need to push clutter out of the way in order to isolate it and ensure that there is enough room to pick it up. Even though humans ...

Mon 12 Aug 19 from TechXplore

Robots need a new philosophy to get a grip

Robots need to know the reason why they are doing a job if they are to effectively and safely work alongside people in the near future. In simple terms, this means machines need to understand ...

Mon 12 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Helping robots understand their work will lead to safer workplaces

Robots that work alongside humans will need to understand the context of the tasks they are undertaking Currently, robots in industry are basically dumb machines: they do whatever their controlling ...

Mon 12 Aug 19 from The Engineer

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