Sounds like science fiction
Some of the technological innovations of 2017 sound like sci-fi, and several University of Melbourne experts have played a key role in those advances.
Three ways we’re ‘making friends’ with robots
Robotic limbs, robot coaches and swarm applications are just three ways robots are changing how we live, according to University of Melbourne experts.
Robots with a human touch
Prosthetic arms that ‘talk to the brain’ may offer greater dexterity and sense of touch to people who have lost their limbs.
Game, set, match: Mr Robot
Imagine a robot that could one day beat us in a game of tennis. A young University of Melbourne engineer wants to make this a reality.
It’s Back to the Future: The day has arrived
It may have been science fiction in 1985, but hoverboards and much of the technology predicted in the Back to the Future trilogy has become real.
The rise of the machines: Fact or fiction?
Will we one day have robot overlords? University of Melbourne robotics and artificial intelligence researchers look into the future.