New robot has a human touch

ITHACA, N.Y. – Most robots achieve grasping and tactile sensing through motorized means, which can be excessively bulky and rigid. A Cornell University group has devised a way for a soft robot to feel its surroundings internally, in much the same way humans do. A group led by Robert Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and […]

Beer-pouring robot programed to anticipate human actions (video)

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:  May 28, 2013 Contact: Syl Kacapyr Phone: (607) 255-7701 vpk6@cornell.edu Beer-pouring robot programed to anticipate human actions (video) ITHACA, N.Y. – A robot in Cornell’s Personal Robotics Lab has learned to foresee human action in order to step in and offer a helping hand, or more accurately, roll in […]

Beer-pouring robot programed to anticipate human actions (video)

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:  May 28, 2013 Contact: Syl Kacapyr Phone: (607) 255-7701 vpk6@cornell.edu Beer-pouring robot programed to anticipate human actions (video) ITHACA, N.Y. – A robot in Cornell’s Personal Robotics Lab has learned to foresee human action in order to step in and offer a helping hand, or more accurately, roll in […]