How To Make Reinforcement Learning Work For Robotics

Reinforcement learning is one of the most happening domains within AI since the early days. The innovations are often ingenious, but we rarely see them in the real world. Robotics is one area where reinforcement learning is widely used, where…

Boston Dynamics Releases COVID-19 Response With Open Source Healthcare Robotics Toolkit

Boston Dynamics has released a payload and application architecture for their mobile robot in order to protect healthcare workers amid COVID-19. In a recent blog post, the robotics firm stated — “Mobile robots play a vital role in removing people…

Case Study: How This Ahmedabad-Based Cancer Center Is Using Robotic System For Minimally Invasive Surgeries

A dedicated, private and comprehensive cancer center, ‘HCG – The Specialist in Cancer Care’ has been designed to address the cancer care needs of Gujarat and adjoining states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. With services like surgical, radiation and medical…

‘Human-To-Robots’ Handover Problem Seems To Be Solved

Chip units designer, Nvidia has been an integral part of the whole AI revolution. It has been a moderately early adopter of artificial intelligence — making perfect processors for businesses with power much to support all of the new technologies.…

Case Study: How Manipal Hospitals Using Robotic Surgery To Process Early Recovery Of Patients

One of the prominent multi-speciality healthcare providers, Manipal is a 6000 operational bedded hospital spreading across 15 locations, and serving over 2 million patients annually. Over the last six decades, Manipal Hospitals has been a certified pioneer in the Indian…

Vision, Control, Planning, and Generalization in RL

In the last two articles, the focus has been to measure the generalization performance of Reinforcement learning agents using Gym Retro and Procgen environments.  Both these environments used 2-D environments and were limited to the first player arcade gaming experience.…

Would You Like To Be Operated By Robots

Do we need eight of these surgeons to operate on a single patient, or will one robot surgeon do the job? Is it possible that we may not require a surgeon in future? Should we consider replacing surgeons with robots?…

Scribit & MIT’s Tenzin Priyadarshi Draw Robotic Mandala, Bring Alive The Art Of Meditation

The year 2020 has seen the world’s first “write & erase” robot that can transform any vertical surface into a canvas. This robot has been created by Scribit, The Dalai Lama Centre for Ethics and Transformative Values and Prajnopaya Foundation…

Boston Dynamics Is All Set To Test Its Robot Dog At Construction Sites

Boston Dynamics has made a lot of headlines in recent times not only for the way they test their robots but also for the bloopers they have made during live demonstrations. Despite the fact that Boston Dynamics has made some…

Why Professional UAV Racing Is The Ultimate Amalgamation Of Robotics, AI & Computer Vision

Latest technologies have not only been assisting the sporting industry in enhancing decision-making but also are enabling them to create new sports. Leveraging cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and computer vision, developers are optimising drones to race against…

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