Researchers at three Japanese universities exploring the potential benefits of collaborations between robots and living creatures found bugs in their project.
Jun 21, 2023 report
A trio of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University has taken the use of WiFi signals to identify people in a building to a new level, through the use of a deep neural network. Jiaqi Geng, Dong Huang and Fernando De la Torre ...
Jan 18, 2023 report
Some members of "generation Z"—people born after 1996, the oldest of whom are turning 26 in 2022—spend hundreds of pounds per year on beauty products. In fact, gen Z members are often more willing to spend on beauty and ...
Dec 20, 2022
In the post-COVID world of face coverings and heightened hygiene awareness, the need for new authentication methods that don't require a person's full face to be visible has arisen.
Dec 8, 2022
Why is it so hard to build a metaverse avatar—a visual representation of ourselves in the digital world—that walks on two legs?
Oct 12, 2022
Researchers from Santa Clara University, New Jersey Institute of Technology and the University of Hong Kong have been able to successfully teach microrobots how to swim via deep reinforcement learning, marking a substantial ...
Aug 5, 2022
Animals are constantly moving and behaving in response to instructions from the brain. But while there are advanced techniques for measuring these instructions in terms of neural activity, there is a paucity of techniques ...
Apr 19, 2021
There are some tasks that traditional robots—the rigid and metallic kind—simply aren't cut out for. Soft-bodied robots, on the other hand, may be able to interact with people more safely or slip into tight spaces with ...
Mar 22, 2021
The four-legged robot Dyret can adjust the length of its legs to adapt the body to the surface. Along the way, it learns what works best. This way it is better equipped the next time it encounters an unknown environment.
Mar 16, 2021
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a computer model that can translate text describing physical movements directly into simple computer-generated animations, a first step toward someday generating movies ...
Sep 10, 2019