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Humanoid Robot Learns to Speak Via Conversation

Humanoid Robot Learns to Speak Via Conversation

It has long been realized that there is in practice a great deal of variation in spontaneous speech. This work shows the potential of human-interaction systems to be used in studies of language acquisition.

Robots Vulnerable to Hacking

Robots Vulnerable to Hacking

There is no reason why the robotics community cannot immediately use security solutions that have been developed for defense and telecom networks.

Southwest Research Institute Launches ROS-Industrial Consortium

Southwest Research Institute Launches ROS-Industrial Consortium

Building on the software libraries that ROS provides, ROS-Industrial will enable advanced capabilities and interoperability with a range of off-the-shelf industrial mobile platforms, manipulators, perception systems, and peripherals, without sacrificing the reliability and safety crucial for industrial systems.

When Apple Comes Home, Thank a Robot

When Apple Comes Home, Thank a Robot

Rising wages and automation alone might make Apple move to India or Africa, but not re-shore itself stateside. The robot, however, holds the automation key.

Shall We Blame the Robot?

Shall We Blame the Robot?

Many legal and robotics experts hold the view that robots lack free will and therefore cannot be held morally accountable for their actions. But University of Washington psychologists are finding that ordinary people don't have such a clear-cut view of...

Open Source, Open Questions

Open Source, Open Questions

An open source approach might have a comparatively greater impact on the robotics market than the enterprise IT space a decade ago.

Open Source Movement Powers Up Robotics Foundation

Open Source Movement Powers Up Robotics Foundation

The Open Source Robotics Foundation, Inc. (OSRF) is an independent non-profit organization. The mission of OSRF is to support the development, distribution, and adoption of open source software for use in robotics research, education, and product development.

ANT localization?Even more simple

ANT localization?Even more simple

Since its release on industrial vehicles in 2009, ANT is continuously expanding the market which had hitherto been less automated. Contrary to conventional guidance systems, such as wire-guidance or laser guidance, ANT® requires no additional infrastructure. The system is based...