Computerworld – As researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) make progress giving their humanoid robot more autonomy, they’re getting ready to get their hands on an upgrade robot this fall.
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Max Aguilera-Hellweg, an award-winning photographer and filmmaker stopped by to learn about Warner and take some photos. He is producing a documentary for European public access channel ARTE TV (Association Relative à la Télévision Européenne) about androids and humanoids and the “evolving question, what does it mean to be human?” The film will explore different aspects of human ability and behavior being studied and developed in robots.
Computerworld – WORCESTER, Mass. — Slightly less than a year away from the DARPA robotics challenge finals, roboticists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute are already working more than 50 hours a week on the robot they hope will not only win the challenge but one day act as a search and rescue worker.
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