The race to bring AI and robotics to consumers Video
The race to bring AI and robotics to consumers Video Transcript
So, you're the yellow car. So, notice how if you do absolutely nothing, your car will just drive and follow the road on its own. These guys know exactly where they're located, control themselves. They know when they are to turn on a straight way. They recognize exactly. They are, you know, communicating with the phone at all times. You're tilting to the left and right like a steering wheel in order to go towards the inside and outside. The most important element is your weapons. And if I shoot you, you'll feel the damage, you see it, and I can pull you in with my tractor beam here. The fact that we're fighting against an AI-controlled character in the physical world, this is something that's never happened before. And-- okay. That's his-- that's his victory dance. So, he took us up.
At WWDC 2013, Apple featured independent developer Anki Drive, with a demo of toy cars controlled by iOS.
Autonomous cars meet app-powered artificial intelligence in Anki Drive, a pint-sized racing game played with physical cars on your living room floor.
The Rave 'Raffe, a Burning Man concoction whose popularity has brought it to various tech events, made quite a splash at the Maker Faire in San Mateo, Calif., on April 23. CNET News.com's Daniel Terdiman interviews the robot's builder and friend, Lindsay Lawlor, on the floor.
CNET News.com's Tom Krazit attended Intel Research Labs' open house on June 20 in Mountain View, Calif., and saw several new systems on display. First was a setup to detect cheaters in online gaming. Then came a futuristic look at dynamic rendering using mini-robotics and complex control software.
Motion control company Leap Motion is announcing a new product that lets users interact with their computers by pinching, drawing and wagging their fingers in front of the screen. Senior writer Daniel Terdiman brings you a behind the scenes demo.
The DARPA Urban Challenge took place this weekend in Southern California. Eleven automated robot cars hit a 60-mile course to see which could complete their pre-programmed missions and outdo the rest. CNET's Kevin Massy checks out the scene before the race and as the cars launch.
What do you get when the military sponsors a 132-mile robot race across the desert with a $2 million prize? Some pretty sweet robots.
From the AAAS Annual Conference in San Francisco: Larry Page takes the stage and talks about artificial intelligence and how the human brain compares to that of an operating system.
Racing sim fans sick of driving with their thumbs should check out this top-tier steering wheel, pedal, and shifter controller combo from Fanatec.
We take Sphero, the new robotic ball, for a spin.