MIT extends its robotic grabber game to unknown objects

Robots do a lot of things very well. But being dextrous isn’t at the top of that list. Researchers at MIT, however, have developed a system that robots to inspect and understand unfamiliar objects enough to pick them up and manipulate them. They system, called Dense Object Nets, also lets robots identify and pick up particular objects from a pile of others that are similar in size and shape. 


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