Robotics

Raspberry Turk: The amazing chess-playing robot with a Raspberry Pi hidden inside @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

Check out Joey Meyer’s Raspberry Turk build featured in The MagPi Magazine. Joey Meyer’s Raspberry Turk is an ingenious chess-playing robot that was inspired by the eighteenth-century ‘Mechanical Turk’. While the latter machine had a human player concealed inside to determine its moves, the Raspberry Turk uses a Raspberry Pi 3 as its brain. The […]

Robotics

This AI-Robot Poetically Roams Beaches

Check out designer Yuxi Liu’s poetic robot project featured on designboom. the robot has a number of sensors that enable it to sense the world around it: the sea, the wind, the sounds etc. empowered by machine learning, it can discover the patterns, and create associations in its mind. furthermore, it translates these perceptions into […]

Robotics

SoftBank is acquiring Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc. (Google) #makerbusiness

SOFTBANK ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE BOSTON DYNAMICS. SoftBank Group Corp. (“SoftBank”) today announced a subsidiary of SoftBank has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire robotics pioneer Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL, GOOG). The transaction aligns with SoftBank’s investments in paradigm-shifting technologies and its vision of catalyzing the next wave of smart robotics. […]