Real, humanlike computer model for navigation: A Robot that Navigates Like a Person

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Terminator anyone?

“European researchers have developed a robot capable of moving autonomously using humanlike visual processing. The robot is helping the researchers explore how the brain responds to its environment while the body is in motion. What they discover could lead to machines that are better able to navigate through cluttered environments.
Future vision: This robot navigates using input from two cameras that serve as “eyes” in a movable “head.”
Credit: Antonio Frisoli

The robot consists of a wheeled platform with a robotic “head” that uses two cameras to capture stereoscopic vision. The robot can turn its head and shift its gaze up and down or sideways to gauge its surroundings, and can quickly measure its own speed relative to its environment. “

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