This Factory Robot Learns a New Job Overnight

This Factory Robot Learns a New Job Overnight The world’s largest industrial robot maker, Fanuc, is developing robots that use reinforcement learning to figure out how to do things. Inside a modest-looking office building in Tokyo lives an unusually clever industrial robot made by the Japanese company Fanuc. Give the robot a task, like picking widgets out of one box and putting them into another container, and it will spend the night figuring out how to do it. Come morning, the machine should have mastered the job as well as if it had been programmed by an expert. Fanuc demonstrates a robot trained through reinforcement learning at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo in December. Industrial robots are capable of extreme precision and speed, but they normally need to be…


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