“Robot manipulation is the next shoe to drop,” says Robert Platt, computer science professor and head of the Helping Hands robotics lab at Northeastern. “Imagine a robot that can do things with it’s hands in the real world—anything from defusing a bomb to doing your laundry. This has been a dream in the research community.
Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are aiming to develop robots that can both maneuver around on land and take to the skies..
In an article appeared on Mechatronicsly, their engineering team review the basic strategies to get robots and humans a safe co-working.
A new control interface for robots, designed by researchers at Georgia Tech, promises to be much simpler, more efficient and easier to learn..