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Caltech Opens Autonomous Systems Research Center

The Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies, a new 10,000-square-foot facility at the California Institute of Technology, will unite engineers and scientists to advance research on robotics, drones, driverless cars, and machine learning.
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Caltech Opens Autonomous Systems Research Center
By RT Staff · 30 October, 2017 • The Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies, a new 10,000-square-foot facility at the California Institute of Technology, will unite engineers and scientists to advance research on robotics, drones, driverless cars, and machine learning.
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Brain-Controlled Robots Becoming a Reality at MIT
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