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That, at least, was the correlation that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth had as she maneuvered one of the student team's two robots through an obstacle course, picking up blocks and depositing them in a bin.
Parallel Link Robot made its first North American appearance in the Panasonic Factory Solutions Company booth at the 2014 IPC APEX show with a resounding level of interest.
The endeavor has led to another discovery: that algorithm can also crack Google's own Captcha security puzzles, those reviled boxes of mashed up text that you interpret and enter into a field to prove you are a human and not a robot submitting information online.
Next time you play a computer at chess, think about the implications if you beat it.
The team, working in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics , in the University's Faculty of Engineering, has programmed extremely simple robots that are able to form a dense cluster without the need for complex computation, in a similar way to how a swarm of bees or a flock of birds is able to carry out tasks collectively.
"The goals of the task were to promote teamwork, cooperation, friendly competition," says Laura Markle, executive director of the Association of Professional Engineers of Yukon.
Americans are generally optimistic about the future of science and technology, though they're concerned about some of the details, according to a new poll by the Washington-based Pew Research Center.
LET THE INK RUN: An inkjet printer generally makes a print head run back and forth across a piece of paper fed through by rollers.
The latest version of Honda's humanoid robot visits New York during the International Auto Show.
But these robots aren't the villains in a new sci-fi movie. In fact, they're doing important work in Boulder as the city continues to assess the damage from the massive September flooding ahead of this spring's runoff.
Phoenix seeks to enable robotics servicing and asset life extension in geosynchronous Earth orbit , while developing new satellite architectures to reduce the cost of space-based systems.
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology , Japan, have created mice-shaped robots that have sex with each other.
Joe Dixon is Chief Learning Officer of Teq, a professional development company for teachers that aims to "champion the continued evolution of the modern classroom."
There's a lot of talk about Japan's rapidly aging society, and how it is expected to literally place a heavy burden on the island nation's caregivers.
A decade from today, all travellers will have at their disposal a startling array of next-gen digital technologies to seamlessly and intuitively discover, plan and book their next journey.