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Robot Hand Teaches Itself How to Get a Grip

Robot Hand Teaches Itself How to Get a Grip

This University of Washington built a five-fingered robot hand that uses machine learning to teach itself how to grasp and manipulate objects on its own, rather than having humans program its actions.

Self-Driving Cars Meet Rubber Duckies in ‘Duckietown’

Self-Driving Cars Meet Rubber Duckies in ‘Duckietown’

"Duckietown" is model town created by an MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory class where students built a fleet of 50 "Duckiebot" self-driving taxis that can drive around the model city with just a single on-board camera and no...

MIT AI Predicts 85% of Cyber Attacks

MIT AI Predicts 85% of Cyber Attacks

MIT's new AI artificial intelligence platform combs through data and detects suspicious activity using unsupervised machine-learning. It then presents this activity to human analysts, who confirm which events are actual attacks, and incorporate that feedback into its models for the...

How NVIDIA’s Jetson TX1 is Making Robots Smarter

How NVIDIA’s Jetson TX1 is Making Robots Smarter

Jesse Clayton, NVIDIA's product manager of autonomous machines, joined the Robotics Trends Show to discuss why robots need to be smarter, the challenges involved in doing that, and how the Jetson TX1 can help.

Deep Learning Leads to More AI Investments

Deep Learning Leads to More AI Investments

Artificial intelligence research into deep learning and human-robot collaboration is getting support from major technology companies, as robots get smarter and more capable.