Monthly Archives: December 2016

Robot learns to walk like a human

Humanoid Robots (walking on two legs) currently still have big difficulties with walking on uneven surfaces. American scientists from Human and Machine Cognition Robotics Lab in Pensacola in Florida developed together with Boston Dynamics (a Google subsidiary) a new algorithm … Continue reading

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Microsoft starts artificial intelligence offensive

Microsoft recently introduced a new kit of artificial intelligence (ai) systems for consumers, companies and developers. This involves their assistant Cortana, a chatbot and a simultaneous translator. For its electronic assistant Cortana Microsoft announced a developer interface. With this so … Continue reading

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Oculus touch finally on the market

In December 2016 finally the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality feeling is amended by Oculus Touch. Until now Oculus Rift was delivered only with a conventional gamepad, where as the competitors HTC Vive and Playstation VR  started right from the begin … Continue reading

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