Robot hears on laser pointers

A team of scientists of the ‘Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and the Emory University’ has developed a robot, via point-and-click can be instructed, objects to collect. The selected objects are the robot simply by a green laser pointer. The researchers see this as a step towards robots assistance for patients with severe movement restrictions. “We consider the Fetching objects as a core capability for future robots in the medical care and at home,” said Charlie Kemp, head of research teams. On the one hand, it was important that robots such as cleaning work umlagern items, on the other hand, be it for more complex tasks such as cooking required that a robot which can fetch even utensils. Just this feature with the ‘El-E’ robot called now demonstrated. Continue reading