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#432163 Humanoid robot supports emergency ...

Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia tested a new version of the WALK-MAN humanoid robot for supporting emergency response teams in fires. The robot is able to locate the fire and walk toward it, and then activate an extinguisher. During the operation, it collects images and transmits them back to emergency teams, who can evaluate the situation and guide the robot remotely. The new WALK-MAN design has a lighter upper body and new hands in order to reduce construction cost and improve performance. Continue reading

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#431824 iCub Humanoid Platform for RobotCub

The iCub platform was developed for the EU project RobotCub, and the humanoid is able to see and hear, and it has the sense of proprioception (Wikipedia: “the sense of the relative position of one’s own parts of the body … Continue reading

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#432152 Why Elon Musk Is Stepping Down from AI ...

The move could have implications for artificial intelligence development at Tesla. Continue reading

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#431904 ARMAR-6 helps maintenance staff in ...

This smart humanoid robot by grocery company Ocado will soon help humans with menial tasks in grocery warehouses. Suggested Reading: Follow and like us:Related Posts 5 of the World’s Strangest Creatures …Living life on the edge isn’t just a motto … Continue reading

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#431851 Bend it like Kengoro and Kenshiro

These Japanese humanoids can replicate flexible human-like movement during physical workouts like push-ups, crunches, stretches and other whole-body exercises, to help researchers better understand how humans move during athletic sports, aid in the development of artificial limbs and whole bodies, … Continue reading

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