In this episode, we talk to Figure CEO and cofounder Brett Adcock about his vision for building general-purpose humanoid robots.
ASTM International’s Committee on Robotics, Automation and Autonomous Systems recently approved the creation of a new subcommittee for legged robots.
Sanctuary AI announces the launch of its first human-scale, bipedal robot called Pheonix, powered by Carbon AI.
In the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, efficient and effective medical training is more urgent than ever. Gaumard said its simulators can help medical personnel train on real equipment.
The SecondHands consortium said it has completed development of the ARMAR-6 humanoid robot, which includes advances in machine learning, natural language processing, and robotic manipulation.
Contrary to popular belief, older people don’t fear humanoid robots, found German psycholgists.
Researchers at Tehran University, in Iran, unveiled last month an adult-sized humanoid robot called Surena 2. The initial press reports in Iran’s official news media didn’t include many details, saying only it could “walk like a human being but at a slower pace” and perform some other tasks, and there were questions about the robot’s real […]
Classrooms in Japan may soon welcome a new 4-foot-tall educational humanoid robot unveiled byNippon INstitute of Technology and other groups. It will be used to teach software programming and hardware engineering to students, but will also be demonstrated in elementary schools and nursing homes. It will act as a “teacher” in class along with a […]