Tagged: Robotics

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Advances in Machine Learning Set the Stage for Increasing Robotic Surveillance

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) released a report on the emerging shift toward robotic surveillance and analytics, the nature of this technology, and the privacy infringement potential that will accompany this change. This report, The Dawn of Robot Surveillance: AI, Video Analytics, and Privacy, first highlights the reasons why...

I, Help: Robots…The Future of Disaster Relief

On December 20-21, 2013, robots flocked to DARPA’s [Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s] Robotics Challenge in Homestead, Florida. The challenge was to present a machine that had, “the ability to perform a number of critical real-world disaster-response skills.” Sixteen teams presented their prototypes in hopes to win and receive funding...