Keyword: Artificial intelligence (AI)

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Researchers have been able to successfully teach micro-robots how to swim via deep reinforcement learning, marking a substantial leap in the progression of micro-swimming capability.
Briefs: AR/AI
The model allows robots to ask clarifying questions to soldiers.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
A new area of artificial intelligence called analog deep learning promises faster computation with a fraction of the energy usage.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Researchers at University of Central Florida have developed an artificial intelligence device that mimics the retina of the eye.
Briefs: AR/AI
The new method could slash the energy cost of AI.
Facility Focus: Research Lab
From artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and manufacturing to health sciences, robotics, and more, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering offers an advanced engineering curriculum.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have taken the first step to creating the next generation of wearable health monitors.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
For drones to autonomously perform necessary but quotidian tasks, they must be able to adapt to wind conditions in real time.
Briefs: Energy
The system makes it possible to integrate data from prior experiments, and information based on personal observations by experienced workers, into the machine learning process.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new general-purpose optimizer can speed up the design of walking robots, self-driving vehicles, and other autonomous systems.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Interactive program aids motion planning for environments with obstacles.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The robots will be challenged to carry out work too dangerous for humans.
Articles: Design
This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow.
Articles: AR/AI

Although industrial factories and processing plants have long been automated, it remains vital for human decision-making to be involved in operations, sometimes to a great extent. Automation in...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensor technology design and manufacturing demands continue to rise to the needs of our continuously connected world.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers

We are currently moving into the next automation age. It is a world where your personal devices will help you track your health in real time, while conveniently connecting with your...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

With a training technique commonly used to teach dogs to sit and stay, computer scientists showed a robot how to teach itself several new tricks including stacking blocks. With the...

Briefs: Aerospace

In-space and planetary surface assembly for human exploration is a challenging domain that encompasses various technological thrusts to support human missions. NASA is developing autonomous assembly agents to...

Briefs: AR/AI

Robotic vision has come a long way, reaching a level of sophistication with applications in complex and demanding tasks, such as autonomous driving and object...

Briefs: Imaging

Researchers have developed a robot that uses radio waves, which can pass through walls, to sense occluded objects. The robot, called RF-Grasp, combines this powerful sensing with more traditional computer vision...

Articles: Imaging

High-speed digital imaging expands the benefits of traditional machine vision (MV), transforming it from a process control tool into a diagnostic tool. Traditional MV systems use...

Articles: Aerospace

We've made some impressive strides from both a societal and industry perspective in the face of this unrelenting pandemic. And while the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry has been hit...

Facility Focus: Materials

Founded in 1876, the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Bolder) is a public research university in Boulder, CO. The College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder was founded in 1893. With an...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Engineers have remotely determined the temperature beneath the surface of certain materials using a new technique called depth thermography. The method may be useful in applications where...

Briefs: Materials

All solid materials, including glass, have a property called elastic stiffness — also known as elastic modulus. It's a measure of how much force per unit area is needed to...

Articles: Power
Increasingly powerful integrated circuit and system-on-chip devices are growing in importance to vehicle design.
Briefs: AR/AI
The ALFaLDS detection tool supports oil plants.
Briefs: Imaging
With an imaging speed of 0.5 trillion frames per second, the camera is claimed to be the world's fastest.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Slinky-like sensor survives washing machines, cars, and hammers.