‘Learning’ Robot May Be Destroyed Following Escape Attempts

by Lucas Nolan24 Jun 20160 24 Jun, 201624 Jun, 2016 SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER A Russian robot with artificial intelligence and programmed to learn may be destroyed following its second attempt at escaping its creators. The Promobot IR77 is programmed to understand and learn from its  experiences and surroundings and has now twice escaped from the facility it is housed in. The robot is programmed to avoid obstacles and analyse its surrounding area, which has lead to the bot searching for escape routes from the facility. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Its first escape attempt began when it simply exited the facility through an open gate that had not been shut properly, causing chaos in the streets as cars swerved to avoid it. Researchers say other robots of the same series have…


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