Realtime Robotics has created a controller that helps robots safely move around on the fly.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
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Mobile system could reduce health care workers’ exposure to Covid-19 virus.
Aug. 31, 2020 • ~6 min
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For the robotics category in a new series celebrating innovation, the USPS chose the bionic prosthesis designed and built by the Media Lab's Biomechatronics group.
Aug. 2, 2020 • ~5 min
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Robotic gripper with soft sensitive fingers developed at MIT CSAIL can handle cables with unprecedented dexterity.
July 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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In a pair of papers from MIT CSAIL, two teams enable better sense and perception for soft robotic grippers.
May 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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CSAIL's Conduct-A-Bot system uses muscle signals to cue a drone’s movement, enabling more natural human-robot communication.
April 27, 2020 • ~7 min
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By observing humans, robots learn to perform complex tasks, such as setting a table.
March 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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Weather’s a problem for autonomous cars. MIT’s new system shows promise by using “ground-penetrating radar” instead of cameras or lasers.
Feb. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
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Flexible sensors and an artificial intelligence model tell deformable robots how their bodies are positioned in a 3D environment.
Feb. 12, 2020 • ~7 min
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Device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.
Jan. 29, 2020 • ~10 min
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