Splitting the path into difficult and easy terrain speeds up path planning for robots that use “hands” to maintain balance on uneven ground.
Faster path planning for rubble-roving robots
Helping robots learn what they can and can’t do in new situations
What should a robot do when it cannot trust the model it was trained on?
What humans want, in an automated car
U-M researchers examined how a person’s perception of safety in an autonomous vehicle was influenced by its “personality” traits.
Open-source bionic leg: First-of-its-kind platform aims to rapidly advance prosthetics
‘This represents the future of research—rapid prototyping of open source robotic hardware and embedded systems with shared code.’| Medium Read EXPERTS A new open-source, artificially intelligent prosthetic leg designed by University of Michigan and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab researchers is now available to the scientific community. The leg’s free-to-copy design and programming are intended to improve the quality of […]
Harvesting clean hydrogen fuel through artificial photosynthesis
New device doubles previous efficiency, opens path to commercial viability.
Organic solar cells reach record efficiency, benchmark for commercialization
The multi-layered organic solar cells will be able to curve in clothing or be transparently built into windows.