Robotic Cooking — Update

Cooking is a big part of our daily life.  It requires skills that take years of training and practice to master.  Preparing a fine meal also takes time.  Many of us spend several hours a day preparing meals for ourselves and our families.  But it is worth the effort since the quality of the meals directly affects our physical ...

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Lessons learned from robotics grasping and manipulation competition

Two weeks ago, I, along with eight researchers in the IEEE RAS TC on Robotic Hands, Grasping, and Manipulation, organized the first Robotics Grasping and Manipulation Competition in Daejeon, South Korea during IROS 2016. The competition had three tracks: hand-in-hand, fully autonomous (only in grasping stage), and simulation. There are ...

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