How Robots Can Quickly Teach Each Other to Grasp New Objects

November 17, 2015: Read article in the MIT Technology Review. One robot is teaching itself to grasp all sorts of objects through hours of repetition. That might seem like a tedious process, but once the robot has learned how to pick something up, it can share that knowledge with other robots that have the same sensors and grippers. The researchers behind the effort eventually hope to have hundreds of robots learn collectively how to grasp a million different...