Watching this AI-powered LEGO brick sorter is extremely satisfying

Date:10 December 2019 Tags:

The next time you clean up your LEGO collection, you’re going to wish you had this machine at home to do the dirty work. Built pretty much entirely with LEGO pieces (plus a Raspberry Pi and some motors), this thing is able to sort virtually any LEGO piece that comes down its conveyer belts, thanks to artificial intelligence.

It uses a neural network—or a set of algorithms that recognise patterns, similar to the human brain—to match the real-world LEGO pieces with 3D images of the pieces that the machine has been fed during training.

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