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February 09, 2021 Tuesday 01:03:03 PM IST

Robot’s Improved Reflex

Science Innovations

Scientists at Massachusetts of Technology (MIT) have developed a new hardware architecture to improve the response time of robots when interacting with humans. The method called robomorphic computing uses a robot’s physical layout and intended applications to generate a customized computer chip that minimizes the robot’s response time. This is achieved by fighting the mismatch between a robot’s ‘mind’ and body. The advance could fuel a variety of robotics applications, including, potentially, frontline medical care of contagious patients. The new hardware speeds up the 3-step process of a robot’s operation-gathering data using sensors or cameras, mapping and localization and motion planning and control. The system creates a customized hardware design to best serve a particular robot’s computing needs.

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