Thursday, 9 May 2013

LROD system helps robots to discover objects for themselves

One of the major anticipated applications for robots is in care for the elderly and helping them with daily tasks. This means that robots have got to adapt to human lifestyles, not the other way around, because granny can’t be expected to program the robot or rearrange her house to suit the machine’s limitations. The Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute’s Lifelong Robotic Object Discovery (LROD) project aims to address this by developing ways to use visual and non-visual data to help robots to identify and pick up objects so they can work in a normal human environment without supervision... Continue Reading LROD system helps robots to discover objects for themselves

Section: Robotics

Tags: Carnegie Mellon, Research, Robotics, Robots

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