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Intelligent Senses: Cyborg Locusts and First Humanoid Robot with Intelligent Vision

Did you know that locusts can smell explosives? Did you also know that we can now control their brains to pinpoint to exactly what they are smelling? In this week’s podcast, we start things off with a closer look at how two teams of research scientists created a set of specialized cyborg bomb-sniffing locusts. We check out how these locusts are able to sense explosive chemicals in the air, how they are able to track these explosive smells, and how we can now identify exactly what they are smelling by reading their brain waves. Also this week, Alessandro Gasparini and Alain Pacquin (Immervision) join us to discuss JOYCE: the first humanoid robot for the computer vision community. We discuss the details of how Immervision and their partners will enable JOYCE to have human perceptions and how design contests will assist with the evolution of this first-of-her-kind humanoid robot.

 

 

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More information about Immervision

Immervision Introduces JOYCE, the First Humanoid Robot with Intelligent Vision Developed by the Computer Vision Community

Researchers one step closer to bomb-sniffing cyborg locusts (Washington University in St. Louis)

Explosive sensing with insect-based biorobots (Biosensors and Bioelectronics: X.)

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