The key to this robot’s dexterity is not in its mechanical grippers but in its brain. Powered by Dex-Net 4.0 software created by CITRIS People and Robots Director Ken Goldberg and team, this robot is a lot closer to matching the adroitness of a human than anything developed previously.
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How the Paris climate accord is becoming reality at UC
The University of California launched its Carbon Neutrality Initiative in 2013, aiming to reach that target by 2025. But the big question has been how. Now, a […]
How flight simulation tech turns robots into surgeons
Borrowing techniques from flight simulation technology, CITRIS researchers have now developed an undulating platform to train surgical robots to operate on breathing, pulsing patients. Wired, March […]
The next evaluation breakthrough from online shopping?
Online shopping: “Collaborative filtering” might not be a widely recognizable term, but it’s what companies like Netflix and Amazon rely upon for recommending products to […]
CITRIS Foundry company GenEdit: CRISPR for human use
CITRIS Foundry company GenEdit founders Kunwoo Lee and Hyo Min Park, coauthors of a study demonstrating the effectiveness of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology in mice, aim to translate […]
Building A.I. that can build A.I.
CITRIS researchers Pieter Abbeel and Sergey Levine discuss how computers can learn to invent new algorithms on their own through Deep Learning. Large tech companies such as Google, Microsoft, and Facebook hope to use this technology to build advanced systems with artificial intelligence.
3D Orchards: UC Researcher Turns Farms Into Virtual Reality
3D Orchards: Virtual reality meets agriculture in the article below featuring CITRIS Researcher Dr. YangQuan Chen and the UC Merced MESA lab. Farmers are relying more and more […]
Brains for buildings, packaged in a smart briefcase
UC Berkeley engineers, working with CITRIS Director and EECS Professor Costas Spanos, have developed a new Building-in-Briefcase (BiB) system that can easily monitor the efficiency & sustainability of buildings.
Pieter Abbeel in WIRED “The Education of Brett the Robot”
CITRIS researcher and UC Berkeley roboticist Pieter Abbeel tells Wired how BRETT (Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks) uses trial-and-error to learn new […]
A New Age of Aging: How Tech Can Ease the Trials of Getting Old
Tech for Aging: How Tech Can Ease the Trials of Getting OldCITRIS Director of Health Initiatives David Lindeman and his team “offer a glowing array […]