#440355 A new framework that could simplify ...

Over the past few decades, computer scientists have been trying to train robots to tackle a variety of tasks, including house chores and manufacturing processes. One of the most renowned strategies used to train robots on manual tasks is imitation learning.[Read more…]

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#440353 Video Friday: Welcome to 2022

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videosVideo Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!):ICRA 2022: 23–27 May 2022, PhiladelphiaERF 2022: 28–30 June 2022, Rotterdam, GermanyLet us know if you have suggestions for next week, and enjoy today's videos. Happy Holidays from Voliro![ Voliro […] Continue Reading…

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#440351 Unitree’s AlienGo Quadruped Can Now ...

Unitree Robotics, well known for providing affordable legged robots along with questionable Star Wars–themed promotional videos, has announced a brand-new, custom-made, 6-degree-of-freedom robotic arm intended to be mounted on the back of its larger quadrupeds. Also, it will save humanity from Sith from Mars, or something.

This, we should point out, is not the first time Unitree has used the Force in a promotional video, although its first attempt was very Dark Side and the second attempt seemed to be […] Continue Reading…

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#440348 Why Multi-Functional Robots Will Take ...

This is a sponsored article brought to you by Avidbots.The days of having single-purpose robots for specific tasks are behind us. A robot must be multi-functional to solve today’s challenges, be cost-effective, and increase the productivity of an organization. Yet, most indoor autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) today are specialized, often addressing a single application, service, or market. These robots are highly effective at completing the task at hand, however, they are limited to addressing a single use case. While […] Continue Reading…

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#440339 Video Friday: Welcome to 2022

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videosVideo Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!):ICRA 2022 – May 23-27, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA, USAERF 2022 – June 28-30, 2022 – Rotterdam, GermanyLet us know if you have suggestions for next week, and enjoy today's […] Continue Reading…

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