Hal, take me to the nursing home

Very neat - combine existing voice recognition, navigation, and wheelchair technologies to solve real problems in nursing homes. [As long as they don't navigate by bouncing off the walls like the Roomba.] "MIT researchers are developing a new kind of autonomous wheelchair that can learn all about the locations in a given building, and then … Continue reading Hal, take me to the nursing home

Microsoft Robotics

This is cool. Microsoft introductory courseware for Microsoft Robotics Studio (1.5). I really like that the demo robot they work with is from iRobot (makers of the excellent Roomba and Scooba) - the iRobot Create. I'm looking forward to hearing from anyone who runs it up. Was it accessible? How does it compare with other … Continue reading Microsoft Robotics