Why Robots That Look Too Human Make Some People Uneasy An increasing number of robots are being created and designed to work side by side with humans, in a human environment. That means robots have to be structured like a … Continue reading What does it mean to be human?
Augmented reality enhances robot collaboration Thousands of exciting and novel applications of augmented reality and robotic technologies have emerged in recent years, but the potential for networking these two technologies and using them in conjunction with each other has gone … Continue reading AR/VR for robots
Virtual reality control of robots over long distances enabled by new software Robots can now be controlled remotely in virtual reality thanks to software developed by Brown University researchers. The software connects a robot’s arms and grippers as well as … Continue reading Virtual robots
Robots, Chat Rooms, and AI: 3 Ways Virtual Reality Can Save Businesses Billions With the potential congestion, delays, and hassles of airports around the holidays, virtual reality’s promise of telepresence is more needed than ever by weary business travelers. Of … Continue reading Virtual expert systems
A Brave Bomb-Disposal Robot You Control in Virtual Reality A robot probably isn’t coming for your job. But there are plenty of dull, dirty, and dangerous gigs out there that humanity wouldn’t mind turning over to the machines. Indeed, a … Continue reading Immersive robot
Latest Innovations Utilizing Haptic Technology Haptic technology is the sensing or manipulation through touch to interact with computer applications. Typically, haptic devices incorporate microcontrollers, drivers, actuators or motors, as well as software for multimodal experiences that improve the usability by … Continue reading Engaging touch
On the couch? Your therapist may soon be replaced by a robopsychiatrist Ellie, an AI therapist who thrives deep in the hearts of University of Southern California’s (USC) computers, can treat people with depression and veterans suffering post-traumatic stress disorder. … Continue reading Can robots replace psychiatrists?