January 10, 2006
The new robot designs for space exploration are part of a broader shift toward a vision of robots that are partners, not simply remote-controlled probes.
At the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT, robots are developing the skills they’ll need to be useful to people. The Mertz robot recognizes faces and distinguishes one person from another. Obrero, a mechanical arm, has a touch so sensitive it can… read more