Everyday Robots

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Robot with an arm, camera, and gripper handing over a plastic bottle to a person
Everyday Robots

Parsing Commands Into Actions: NLP Helps Google Robot Understand Spoken Instructions

A new method enables robots to respond helpfully to verbal commands by pairing a natural language model with a repertoire of existing skills.
Robot cleaning a table
Everyday Robots

Robots in the Workplace: Google uses robot janitors to clean up offices.

Machines are doing light janitorial work in the uncontrolled environment of Google’s offices. Everyday Robots, a new spin-out from Google’s experimental X Development division, unleashed 100 robots to perform an array of cleanup tasks.

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