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What about having a Robot Trainer?

Published on February 27th, 2019 | by özgün

In a new study from ETH Zurich in Switzerland, robots successfully taught humans how to row, demonstrating how robotic personal trainers could be used in the future.  Georg Rauter, lead author of study that published in Science... Read More


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MIT Robot Learns the Game of Jenga

Published on February 1st, 2019 | by özgün

MIT news writes that teaching a robot to play Jenga with traditional machine learning schemes require 10s of thousands of tested attempts — not too bad until you consider the number of human hours it would... Read More


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3D-printed robot hand ‘plays’ the piano

Published on January 2nd, 2019 | by özgün

The robot hand, developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, was made by 3D-printing soft and rigid materials together to replicate of all the bones and ligaments – but not the muscles or tendons –... Read More


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Creating 3D Printed Sculptures from Videos

Published on September 21st, 2018 | by özgün

CSAIL system could help athletes, dancers, and others better analyze how they move New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has often credited his success to spending countless hours studying his opponent’s movements on film. This understanding... Read More


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No Need to Dry Your Clothes Anymore

Published on August 31st, 2018 | by özgün

MIT-developed process could offer nontoxic alternative to environmentally harmful chemicals.   Fabrics that resist water are essential for everything from rainwear to military tents, but conventional water-repellent coatings have been shown to persist in the environment... Read More


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Meet the MIT’s Blind Cheetah Robot

Published on August 31st, 2018 | by özgün

Improved design may be used for exploring disaster zones and other dangerous or inaccessible environments. MIT’s Cheetah 3 robot can now leap and gallop across rough terrain, climb a staircase littered with debris, and quickly recover... Read More


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Human-Scale Robot from Disney Can Do Backflips

Published on May 25th, 2018 | by özgün

Humans can be great acrobats, but what about Disney robots? Disney Research has one such human-scale robot — called Stickman, because it’s literally a robotic stick — that is capable of aerial acrobatics, like backflips. Just as certain... Read More


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Researchers develop color-changing fabric

Published on May 21st, 2018 | by özgün

A team of researchers at University of Central Florida has developed a fabric that changes color. The material uses thin metal micro-wires embedded with an electric current, which can change the wires’ temperature. Pigments within the... Read More


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