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Novel algorithm can help robots prevent colliding with humans

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US created an algorithm. A scientist has developed an algorithm that helps the robot avoid collisions by accurately calculating what path a human is going to take.

Novel ingestible capsule with Bluetooth can monitor health

Manufactured using 3D-printing technology, the capsules could be deployed to deliver drugs to treat a variety of diseases, particularly in cases where drugs must be taken over a long period of time.


'Sun in a box' system can beat Li-ion batteries over store renewable energy: Study

The researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) estimate that such a system would be vastly more affordable than lithium-ion batteries, that has long been considered a viable method for renewable energy storage.

New autonomous drone fleets to aid rescue operations in forests

Each autonomous quadrotor drone is equipped with laser-range finders for position estimation, localisation, and path planning. As the drone flies around, it creates an individual 3D map of the terrain.

MIT to invest $1 billion in college for AI, will open in September 2019

The new institute, to be called MIT Stephen A Schwarzman College of Computing, is being set up on an investment of $1 billion, and will be opened in September 2019.

AI system can track human movements from behind walls

Scientists from the Massachusetts Insititue of Technology (MIT) have developed an arificial intelligence system, called RF Pose, that can hlp detect and correct postures of people, even if a solid wall were to come in between.


'VirtualHome' AI system may help robots complete household chores

Researchers have created an AI-based system, VirtualHome, that will help train robots to perform basic household functions.

Scientists develop 3D-printed, driverless boats

Researchers have developed self-driving boats, created from 3D printed parts, which will be capable of operating on roadways and bridges as well.

AI system can create road maps from aerial images: Study

Researchers have developed a new method based on artificial intelligence, that will draw out road maps more accurately from aerial surveys.

AI models can help unravel mystery of human brain: Study

Scientistrs have found that artificial intelligence models that are able to explain the functioning of the human brain.