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New robot learns from plain speech, not computer code [Video]

Thu, 2014-06-26 11:33
In a small kitchen, an amateur cook roots around in the cupboard for a package of ramen. He fills a pot with water, tosses in the noodles, and sets them on the stove to cook. But this chef won’t enjoy the fruits of his labor. That’s because he’s a robot who is learning to translate simple...

New robot learns from plain speech, not computer code [Video]

Thu, 2014-06-26 11:27
In a small kitchen, an amateur cook roots around in the cupboard for a package of ramen. He fills a pot with water, tosses in the noodles, and sets them on the stove to cook. But this chef won’t enjoy the fruits of his labor. That’s because he’s a robot who is learning to translate simple...

Robot Responds to Natural Language Instructions, Brings You Fancy Ice Cream

Thu, 2014-06-26 09:28
A natural language system lets you interact with robots without having to talk in if-then statements

VIDEO: Could this robot improve empathy?

Wed, 2014-06-25 10:29
A robot which reacts to the way people speak to it and each other could change their behaviour.

"Tell me Dave" robot learns simply by people talking to it

Wed, 2014-06-25 01:14
Many robots today are able to following verbal instructions. However, the robot first has to be programmed with software code that allows it to respond to those instructions in some predetermined way, and that software must be added to every time the robot's task list is enhanced. Wouldn’t it be easier if we could just avoid all that messy fiddling about with software and talk to a machine as we ...

The Robot Revolution Is Here, and Growing

Wed, 2014-06-25 01:06
Robots already surround us, and they’re about to do much more than work on assembly lines and pick up dust bunnies. If you have been following technology news, you might be wondering if robots are about to take over our lives. Google in particular has made a slew of robotics acquisitions: the company bought eight robotics companies in the second half of last year, including Boston Dynamics, a ...

Intel introduces 'Jimmy,' the first member of a family of 3D-printed robot kits

Tue, 2014-06-24 18:32
A family of robot kits for 3D printers is being developed by Intel, with the first, named “Jimmy,” due out in September. The 45-centimeter-tall “social robot” will cost $1,500. The walking robot, developed in conjunction with Trossen Robotics, is a smaller version of a $16,000 robot shown by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich during a keynote at the Re/code conference in May. The two-legged Jimmy will be ...

New Tokyo Museum Robot Guides Look, Sound Human

Tue, 2014-06-24 13:42
New Tokyo museum robot guides look, sound human

Video: Robot can be programmed by casually talking to it

Tue, 2014-06-24 13:01
( Cornell University ) In his Robot Learning Lab, Ashutosh Saxena, assistant professor of computer science at Cornell University, is teaching robots to understand instructions in natural language from various speakers, account for missing information, and adapt to the environment at hand.

Intel's make-your-own robot to debut

Tue, 2014-06-24 12:10
It's the age of customization, so why shouldn't you be able to design your own robot and then print it out on a 3-D printer?

Meet Jimmy, Intel's DIY robot coming this fall

Tue, 2014-06-24 12:09
It's the age of customization, so why shouldn't you be able to design your own robot and then print it out on a 3-D printer? It's what Intel has to offer.

Rehabilitation Robot, Active Prostheses, and Exoskeleton Market

Tue, 2014-06-24 10:26
LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Rehabilitation Robot, Active Prostheses, and Exoskeleton Market http://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/nanotechnology/rehabilitation_robot_active_prostheses_exoskeleton_market.html ...

Snake Robot Market

Tue, 2014-06-24 10:15
LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Snake Robot Market http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/pet_products/snake_robot_market.html WinterGreen ...

Robot museum guides recite tongue-twisters, read news

Tue, 2014-06-24 09:26
The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people — almost.

Woman or machine? New robots look creepily human

Tue, 2014-06-24 05:13
TOKYO (AP) — The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people — almost.

Museum unveils 'human' robot guides

Tue, 2014-06-24 05:01
The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and are so perfectly smooth in speech that they almost outdo people.

New androids at Tokyo museum look, sound eerily human, make no mistakes in speaking

Tue, 2014-06-24 03:55
The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and are so perfectly smooth in speech they almost outdo people.

New Tokyo museum robot guides look, sound human

Tue, 2014-06-24 03:32
TOKYO (AP) — The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and are so perfectly smooth in speech they almost outdo people.

The robot that can be programmed by talking to it

Mon, 2014-06-23 21:43
Rather than requiring complex strings of precise instructions, researchers are teaching robots to understand colloquial, spoken commands.

Robot valet to park cars at German airport

Mon, 2014-06-23 16:39
Berlin — Plane to catch and don't feel like hunting for parking?