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How human language accelerated robotic learning
Researchers developed a suite of policies using machine learning training approaches with and without language information, and then compared the policies’ performance.
Teaching old robots new tricks
The SouthWest Research Institute shows how older robots can deliver value when you systematically design the approach and work within the constraints of your hardware.
NVIDIA upgrades Isaac Sim robotics simulation tool
New features include cloud accessibility, support for ROS 2 Humble and Windows, improved motion generation extension for robot arms and the ability to add human characters to simulation environments.
Robotics Summit & Expo call for speakers ends soon
The robotics industry’s must-attend technical design and development event returns to Boston in May 2023 with deepened coverage, an expanded expo floor and more.
Linux Foundation launches Overture Maps Foundation
The Linux Foundation announced it formed the Overture Maps Foundation, a collaborative effort to create interoperable open map data.
RoboDK releases simulation and offline programming API for Matlab
The RoboDK API enables robot programmers to develop programs and simulate the motions using Matlab code.
Should you use ROS as an interface layer?
The benefit of using an open-source framework is that it includes a large contributing community, which is continuously developing and improving.
How Dusty Robotics used a refrigerator to diagnose & fix a hardware bug
Even a simple robot like FieldPrinter has hundreds of components, each of which can have unpredictable failure modes.
Intel Labs introduces open-source simulator for AI
Intel Labs collaborated with the Computer Vision Center in Spain, Kujiale in China, and the Technical University of Munich to develop the Simulator for Photorealistic Embodied AI Research (SPEAR).
Robotics Summit hosting finals of MassRobotics Form & Function Challenge
The challenge calls for teams to create a robot that delivers a compelling form factor specific to its tasks while accomplishing a useful function.
Inuitive sensor modules bring VSLAM to AMRs
New sensor modules add depth sensing and image processing with AI and VSLAM capabilities.
NVIDIA teaches dexterity to a robot hand
NVIDIA used its Isaac Gym RL robotics simulator to train an Allegro Hand, a lightweight, anthropomorphic robotic hand.
11 handy software tools for roboticists
Every roboticist needs an arsenal of software tools to ensure their robot is running smoothly and visualize everything happening within the robot and around it.
How ROS 2 fixed a robot arm’s latency, jerky motions
Optimax approached PickNik Robotics for help improving the smoothness and latency of their robots using by using ROS 2.
University of Texas to study how people interact with robots in public
Researchers at UT Austin received a $3.6 million grant to do a five-year study focusing on how humans interact with robots in public.
ISEE’s yard automation solution brings in $40M
ISEE, the Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of self-driving yard truck solutions, announced that it raised $40 million in Series B funding.
Applied Intuition lands robotics development contract with Army
The Army and DIU have selected Applied Intuition to deliver an end-to-end autonomy software development and testing platform.
Boston Dynamics suing Ghost Robotics over quadruped design
Boston Dynamics claims Ghost Robotics infringed on seven patents related to Boston Dynamics’ Spot quadruped robot.
Inside Samantha Johnson’s quest to build robots for deafblind people
Tatum Robotics won the RoboBusiness Pitchfire robotics startup competition. It’s building an anthropomorphic hand that signs tactile sign languages for people with deafblindness who can’t hear or see.
Robotics Engineering Week to address critical development issues
Robotics Engineering Week’s sessions are focused on critical topics for robotics and automation professionals.
Amazon testing robots to transport oversized items in fulfillment centers
Amazon already has more than half a million robots working in its fulfillment centers every day, and it’s looking to add more.