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New RFID technology helps robots find household objects


September 22, 2014

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Researchers have created a new search algorithm that improves a robot's ability to find and navigate to tagged objects. The team has implemented their system on a PR2 robot, allowing it to travel through a home and correctly locate different types of tagged household objects, including a medication bottle, TV remote, phone and hair brush.Full Story

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Georgia Institute of Technology

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