Tuesday, 3 February 2015

ONR tests robot surrogates for training Marines

Robots and other mechanical beings are cropping up in the most unexpected places. Case in point: Pay a visit to the Institute for Simulation and Training at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and you'll find yourself greeted in the lobby by a human mechanicalsurrogate. Operated by a human in a remote location, the surrogate is not intended to put Walmart greeters out of a job, but is part of a program by the Office of naval research (ONR) to create robots, avatars, and animatronic surrogates for military training... Continue Reading ONR tests robot surrogates for training Marines

Section: Military

Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Interactive, ONR, Robots, Surrogate, University of Central Florida, US Marines

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