MIT C-LEARN Helps Robots Learn, Share Skills
MIT CSAIL researchers have developed a Constraints Learning (C-LEARN) system that easily teaches robots a variety of tasks, including opening doors, transporting objects and extracting objects from containers. After a robot learns a new skill with this C-LEARN system, that knowledge can be automatically transferred to other robots.
Latest in Education 4 Excellent DIY Robots You Can Make
By Jeremy S. Cook · 16 August, 2016 • You don’t have to wait for a certain robot to be developed by someone else, you can make one yourself. Here are four DIY robots that you can build with a number of Maker-level computing boards.5 DIY Robotics Platforms for Makers
By Jeremy S. Cook · 5 August, 2016 • Building robots can be extremely fun and rewarding. Here's a roundup of DIY robotics platforms to help unleash your inner maker.Watch a KUKA Robot Arm Smash TVs
By Steve Crowe · 26 July, 2016 • There's something oddly satisfying about watching a KUKA robot arm annihilate old CRT TVs.Apple Camp Adds Coding & Robotics Course
By Steve Crowe · 21 June, 2016 • Apple Camp is adding a "Coding Games and Programming Robots" course that will teach kids how to program Sphero robots using Tynker.Sphero SPRK+ Robot Ball Teaches Kids to Love Code
By Steve Crowe · 21 June, 2016 • The Sphero SPRK+ robot ball is designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding.How Robots Are Impacting Education in Europe
By Marianne Andersen & Ulla Meyrick · 25 May, 2016 • Robots are proving themselves useful, both as a teaching tool and a technology for kids to study. Here's how Europe is incorporating robots into their education system.Robot Hand Teaches Itself How to Get a Grip
By Steve Crowe · 10 May, 2016 • 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.5 Promising Robots for Kids with Autism
By Steve Crowe · 3 May, 2016 • Robots are helping autistic children in ways humans can't. Here are five social robots helping autistic children become more independent by improving their motor and social skills.Podcast: Ricky Ye, STEM Education, Antbo Self-Learning Robot
By Steve Crowe · 21 April, 2016 • Ricky Ye, CEO of DFRobot, joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss the growing role of robotics in STEM education and the new Antbo self-learning robot for DIYers.DFRobot Antbo DIY Robot
By RT Staff · 20 April, 2016 • DFRobot has introduced its Antbo DIY robot designed to teach children and teenagers the basic principles of robotics. Antbo has 30 neurons for self-learning and “bionic” capabilities to analyze and understand its surroundings.Self-Driving Cars Meet Rubber Duckies in ‘Duckietown’
By Steve Crowe · 20 April, 2016 • "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 pre-programmed maps.Ziro Gesture-Controlled Robot Kit Launches on Indiegogo
By Steve Crowe · 19 April, 2016 • The Ziro gesture-controlled robotics kit lets you design, build and animate robots, controlling them with the lift of a finger or a flick of the wrist.Podcast: Meet the NFL’s Biggest STEM Advocate
By Steve Crowe · 11 April, 2016 • Off the field, Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum Jr. is a global ambassador for STEM education. He joins the Robotics Trends Show to discuss how to bring a quality STEM education to all children.Watch ARTI3 Ground Robot Conquer Stairs
By RT Staff · 22 March, 2016 • Transcend Robotics' ARTI3 uses an upwards and downwards articulating joint between two motorized sections to overcome obstacles without ﬂipping over, skilled human prepositioning or additional traversal software and electronics.5 Robots Seeking Your Crowdfunding Support
By Steve Crowe · 23 February, 2016 • A roundup of the hottest robotics projects currently raising money on Indiegogo and Kickstarter.
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