Retro:The Future Of Robots – Computer Scientists Program Robots To Play Soccer, Communicate With Bees

Photo: When scientists at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology were looking for a face for their “HUBO” (Humanoid Robot), they chose to resurrect the most recognizable in the world: Albert Einstein. Source: “Mac” at Wikimedia Commons (copyleft licensed CC Attribution 2.5).
from Science Daily

July 1, 2008 — Engineers built humanoid robots that can recognize objects by color by processing information from a camera mounted on the robot’s head. The robots are programmed to play soccer, with the intention of creating a team of fully autonomous humanoid robots able to compete against a championship human team by 2050. They have also designed tiny robots to mimic the communicative “waggle dance” of bees. . . . Read Complete Report

 

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