Posted by : brij fbEducator Thursday, 5 July 2018


We’ve seen robots that can walk on two legs, survive bullying, and lift heavy objects – but all those tasks become more difficult without a camera to help them ‘see’ what’s around them. Can they get around without the power of vision? That’s exactly what MIT researchers are trying to find out – and it looks like they may be onto something. They’ve developed a blind robot, named Cheetah 3, that can run, jump onto platforms, and even climb stairs littered with obstacles, without issue. That’s thanks two new algorithms developed by Sangbae Kim, associate professor of mechanical engineering at…

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