UC Berkeley's DexNet Robot

Commercialized robots, whether they’re being used in Amazon shipping warehouses or Tesla giga-factories, still have trouble picking up irregularly shaped objects. Robotic arms are typically relegated to moving cargo of similar size and have yet to require the skills to pick up oddly-shaped objects like shoes, open boxes, furniture, or recreational equipment. Until now, that […]

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“Global freight will double in less than 30 years,” Nick Earle, Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations at Hyperloop One, said during his presentation at the Container Terminal Automation Conference in London on Thursday, April 20th (2017).

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Only 13 minutes after pressing, “Order Now,” one lucky U.K. customer received their Amazon Fire TV order via delivery drone. As a way of saying thank you for being part of Amazon’s Prime Air beta test, the drone also dropped off a bag of popcorn.

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