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Researchers to teach robots how to differentiate between sandwich ingredients

Loughborough University computer scientists have teamed up with a food production automation company for a project that looks to teach AI robots how to differentiate between food items so they can make sandwiches in real-world factory environments.

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UKRAS20 Programme Announced

We are pleased to announce that the outline of the 3rd UK-RAS Conference for PhD Students & Early-Career Researchers programme is now available to view online.

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Autonomous pods SWARM together like bees in world first demonstration

Autonomous pods born in Coventry are now able to swarm together in a world first, thanks to research by WMG at the University of Warwick.

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Cranfield University becomes 30th member of the UK-RAS Network

We are pleased to announce that Cranfield University, represented by the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, have joined the UK-RAS Network, becoming our 30th member institution.

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Machining a future

Boeing Sheffield, Factory 2050 is for collaborative research into reconfigurable digitally assisted assembly, part manufacturing and machining technologies

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Autonomous vehicles could help cities address their climate goals, if they start planning now

Cities need to lay the groundwork now for the arrival of autonomous vehicles to ensure that AVs contribute to rather than detract from their transportation and climate objectives.

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Robots. What could possibly go wrong?

A new project studies how to investigate accidents with social robots, Alan Winfield explains why this is needed…

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