Although robots cannot replace human caregivers, they can provide support so that caregivers have more time to provide the personal, human touch.
Benjamin Katz '16, SM '18 is applying the skills he gained working on MIT's mini cheetah robot to the ATLAS project at Boston Dynamics.
Splitting the path into difficult and easy terrain speeds up path planning for robots that use “hands” to maintain balance on uneven ground.
Columbia Engineering researchers use AI to teach robots to make appropriate reactive human facial expressions, an ability that could build trust between humans and their robotic co-workers and care-givers
SEER stands for Simulative Emotional Expression Robot and is developed in 2018 as a humanoid robotic head by Takayuki Todo.
KIT Develops New Generation of Versatile and Customizable Humanoid Robots for Seniors - Carl Zeiss Foundation funds project with 4.5 million euros
Humanoid robots require deeper consideration than just mimicking humans.
This video shows the latest results in the whole-body locomotion control of the humanoid robot iCub
In the near future, our robot cousins will need to behave if we are to avoid an apocalyptic robot war.
Advancements in pressurized fluid power systems may hold the key to the next generation of Biomimetic Robots.
New control system may enable humanoid robots to do heavy lifting and other physically demanding tasks.
Space robots traveling through space, hauling debris, and exploring distant asteroids, may hold the key to problems facing drones and autonomous cars on Earth.
Researchers are applying soft magnetic materials to motors, making them smaller, lighter, and more efficient. These small motors stand to have a have big impact on robotics.