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Fine research labs in robotics. Fine research labs in robotics. Robotics Research. DTI - Robot Technology. Socially Intelligent Machines Lab. Robocup Dutch Open - Welkom. Robotics Conferences. LogiXperience - logistiek en supply chain. * At Google X, a Top-Secret Lab Dreaming Up the Future.

It’s a place where your refrigerator could be connected to the Internet, so it could order groceries when they ran low.

* At Google X, a Top-Secret Lab Dreaming Up the Future

Your dinner plate could post to a social network what you’re eating. Your robot could go to the office while you stay home in your pajamas. And you could, perhaps, take an elevator to outer space. These are just a few of the dreams being chased at X, the clandestine lab where Google is tackling a list of 100 shoot-for-the-stars ideas. In interviews, a dozen people discussed the list; some work at the lab or elsewhere at Google, and some have been briefed on the project. Intel Labs. * The Future of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (Andrew Ng, Stanford University, STAN 2011) * Robot plays pool. * Google Builds Artificial Brain with Feline Recognition Algorithm... Who's Laughing Meow. Awhile back, we talked about the kinds of metadata , we talked about why it's so important to write good metadata , and all that discussion coincided with our coverage of the metadata section of the YouTube Advertiser Playbook .

* Google Builds Artificial Brain with Feline Recognition Algorithm... Who's Laughing Meow

The big reason why it's important to properly classify and describe your videos with actual words is that facial and speech recognition software isn't so good that it can tell you accurately, or with context, what a video is. Well, algorithms for facial recognition are getting a lot better, as a neural network built at Google learned to identify cats on YouTube...without knowing what a cat is. * Quadrotor Autonomous Flight and Obstacle Avoidance with Kinect Sensor. ‘Green Brain’ project to create an autonomous flying robot with a honey bee brain - News releases - News.

Scientists at the Universities of Sheffield and Sussex are embarking on an ambitious project to produce the first accurate computer models of a honey bee brain in a bid to advance our understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and how animals think.

‘Green Brain’ project to create an autonomous flying robot with a honey bee brain - News releases - News

Honey Bee The team will build models of the systems in the brain that govern a honey bee's vision and sense of smell. Using this information, the researchers aim to create the first flying robot able to sense and act as autonomously as a bee, rather than just carry out a pre-programmed set of instructions. If successful, this project will meet one of the major challenges of modern science: building a robot brain that can perform complex tasks as well as the brain of an animal. Projects. RoboCom Flagship: More than Future. Robotics Research. iCat Research Platform. Information, communication. Always being connected is something everyone takes for granted nowadays.

Information, communication

Instantly, no matter where we are, we share ideas with other people out there. With permanent access to our e-mails, documents, calendar and other data. Record collections, photo albums, street maps – they’re all just a click away on our smartphone. Biometrie: Schau mal, wer da guckt. Interessiert blickt die junge Frau auf die Videowand.

Biometrie: Schau mal, wer da guckt

TU Delft Robotics Institute. KSERA. Personal Robots. How to build socially engaging robots and interactive technologies that provide people with long-term social and emotional support to help people live healthier lives, connect with others, and learn better.

Personal Robots

* Open source system for robot hardware to speed up robot development. Many universities around the world are working on the development of robots.

* Open source system for robot hardware to speed up robot development

In most cases independently, which means development takes longer, robots remain costly and products from different groups are incompatible. That’s why Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is today, 1 December 2011, starting the Robotic Open Platform (ROP), an open source system for robot hardware. The aim is for this to become a large plug and play library to which robot builders worldwide can add their designs or improve existing ones. The higher goal is to accelerate the development of applications such as care robots, and to make them much cheaper than they are at present.

TU/e itself is making available the complete blueprints of its AMIGO care robot and the well known TU/e soccer robots. Sioux ontwikkelt technische software voor zorgrobot Rose - Nieuws - Sioux heeft onlangs de ontwikkeling van de technische software van zorgrobot Rose afgerond.

Sioux ontwikkelt technische software voor zorgrobot Rose - Nieuws -

European Robotics Research Network. News Check out our latest information here!

European Robotics Research Network

European Robotics Public Private Partnership (PPP) The European Robotics Public Private Partnership (PPP) is the teaming up of the robotics industry, research, academia and the European Commission to launch a joint research, development and innovation programme in order to strengthen the position of European robotics as a whole.

European Robotics Public Private Partnership (PPP)

The programme will be jointly developed by the private side (robotics manufacturers, component manufacturers, systems integrators, end users, research institutes, universities) and the public side (the European Commission). European Commission: CORDIS: FP7. European Summit - Lyon Mars 2012. European Robotics Technology Platform. EUROP, the European Robotics Technology Platform, is an industry-driven framework for the main stakeholders in robotics to strengthen Europe’s competitiveness in robotic R&D, as well as global markets, and to improve quality of life. To this aim EUROP has developed a joint European Strategic Research Agenda (SRA), which would help focus research initiatives and innovative activities towards maximum impact. The SRA was published in July 2009. EUROP is one of several European Technology Platforms (ETPs) supported by the EU.

The European Robotics Coordination Action (euRobotics CA), an EU project within the Seventh Framework Programme of the Information and Communication Technology, currently supports EUROP. EUROP's roots go back to October 2004, when leading European robotics organisations started to formulate the need for a consolidated approach to European robotics, which led to the constitution of EUROP as an ETP in October 2005.

The SRA was first launched in 2005. Please note: Home - IFR International Federation of Robotics. * Professional service robots - Continued Increase. Professional service robots - Continued Increase World Robotics 2012 - Service Robots published Taipei, 30 August 2012 - About 16,400 service robots for professional use were sold in 2011, 9% more than in 2010, reports the IFR Statistical Department in the new study "World Robotics 2012 - Service Robots", which was published on Thursday in Taipei.

The sales value increased by 6% to US$ 3.6 billion. Main applications: Defence and milking robots. **CompanionAble. 32767-annex_6_to_the_decision_ict_for_cap_en. The International Journal of Robotics Research. Biomechatronics. Synthetic Neurobiology.