The Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

The Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

By Manufacturing Technology Insights | Friday, May 24, 2019

Artificial intelligence FREMONT, CA – Artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized industrial technology, ushering in an age of enhanced efficiency and productivity. The integration of AI and robotics has shown great promise, in research as well as in the employment sector.

The incorporation of AI in robotics has paved the way for the development of augmented prosthetics. Humanoids with AI capabilities are being leveraged to take up the roles of waiters, butlers, receptionists, personal assistants, front desk officers, and such.

The development of humanoid robots is a complex process which requires extensive research. The engineers and programmers are needed to conduct numerous tests and push the AI-powered machines to perfection. The sensors convey the input to the processors, and the actuators facilitate the output operations. Even a small error in the sensors and actuators could lead to glitches in the functioning of the AI robot.

Not all humanoid robots are built to resemble humans. A fully humanoid robot is designed with a head, torso, arms, and legs, depending on their primary function. Humanoids are usually categorized into androids and gynoids. An android is modeled after a male human, whereas a gynoid is modeled after a female human.

Humanoid robots utilize sensors to discern their surrounding environment. They are built with cameras to see, and thermal sensors to detect heat and temperature, and so on. The movement of their limbs is facilitated by the action of motors and actuators placed at the joints.

The development of a humanoid AI-powered robot requires the developer to possess a thorough knowledge about the human body and its functions. The next stage is the determination of the functional area of the robot. Humanoids are created for a diverse range of purposes, including experimentation, research, entertainment, caretaking, and much more.

The interaction of humanoid robots with humans is at a nascent stage, but most AI-powered humanoids have the capabilities of deciphering commands, queries, statements, and other instructions. The advanced humanoids are smart enough to understand sarcasm and deliver witty communication.

The research and experimentation in the field of AI and robotics are progressing at an incredible rate. The widespread implementation of AI technology is likely to introduce humanoids into every facet of human life in the future.

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