Robotics

Robotics

The Proto-Robots of Antiquity

Robots are not solely a modern phenomenon and there are quite a few examples of them in history. This video examines the ancient predecessors of our modern robots, and see their development from a concept in mythology, to the earliest simple devices, and finally to full-fledged self-moving statues.

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Robotics

Boston Dynamics’ New Robot Makes Soldiers Obsolete, Here’s Why

Military robotics technology is not far behind as our world becomes more advanced. If you have seen Corridor Digital’s parody video, you may know what the future will look like. Don’t worry; the realism of that video is a testament to the advancements in visual effects at the Los Angeles production studio, and not necessarily […]

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AI Natural Language Processing Robotics

Ameca conversation using GPT 3 – Will robots take over the world?

This Ameca demo couples automated speech recognition with GPT 3 – a large language model that generates meaningful answers – the output is fed to an online TTS service which generates the voice and visemes for lip sync timing.

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Robotics

Robot Controllers Part 1: PID

Learn how to build a PID Controller, first in python and then in p5.js.

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Robotics

Tesla’s Robot Revolution

Humanoid robots have been in sci-fi and popular culture for a long time. While the robotics field has come a long way, we still don’t have the humanoid, walking, general purpose robots of our sci-fi imaginations. Some companies, including Tesla, claim to be on the verge of finally making it a reality. But how real […]

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AI Chatbots

Disruptive Technologists Quick Byte Interview with John Son of Deepbrain AI

Watch this Quick Byte interview of John Son, Strategic Planning Manager at DeepBrain AI, by our very own Lauren Keyson. John talks about how he got into AI, what he does in the space, and where his interest in artificial intelligence stems from. In this short chat, he answers questions on how he would suggest […]

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Robotics

Watch Ameca the Humanoid Robot in Its First Public Demo

Last year, a video of Ameca the robot’s facial expressions had the world fascinated (and terrified). But the creators of this humanoid say Ameca is the face of the future.

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Interesting

The Brilliant Engineering of Mecanum Wheels

Mecanum wheel-fitted robots or industrial machines can make a 180 degree turn without taking much space, whereas a normal forklift takes a lot of space and time to achieve the same task. Consider this perfect sideward movement of Mecanum wheeled machines. This would be tedious to achieve using normal wheels. Mecanum wheeled machines achieve all […]

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