Robotics

The global marketplace will continue to force companies to innovate in order to remain competitive. Many have turned to automation for the solution, as...
by Mike Parzych, GAM
9:25am
11.22.2017
The new frameless motor kits from Maxon consist of only a rotor and stator – with no bearings or motor shaft. With outer diameters of only 43 to 90 mm, these...
8:49am
11.21.2017
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The newest creation from Boston Dynamics is here, and it looks a bit sleeker than its predecessors. The next iteration of the SpotMini seems to have gotten...
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10:10am
11.15.2017
Electrical engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a faster collision detection algorithm that uses machine learning to help robots...
by University of California - San Diego
9:12am
11.15.2017
Industrial robots are commonplace now, but new applications for robotics are popping up all the time. Micro-robotics researcher and Associate Professor of...
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10:32am
11.3.2017
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Where should one draw the line between machine and human? “Cyborg” medical devices to save human lives, boost human health, or provide new ways for people to...
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11:36am
11.1.2017
Unitree Robotics founder Xing Wang told IEEE that he is a big fan of Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert. The homage is clear in the first video from Wang's...
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9:51am
10.27.2017
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We’ve seen RoboBees from Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences that can fly, stick to walls, and dive into water. Now, get ready for a hybrid...
by Leah Burrows, SEAS Communications
8:52am
10.26.2017
If a robot is sent to disable a roadside bomb -- or delicately handle an egg while cooking you an omelet -- it needs to be able to sense when objects are...
by University of Washington
8:56am
10.19.2017
How many robots does it take to screw in a light bulb? The answer: just one, assuming you're talking about a new robotic gripper developed by engineers at the...
by University of California - San Diego
8:55am
10.11.2017
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A new study from North Carolina State University finds that people who are more sensitive to the passage of time are better at accounting for the latency -- or...
by North Carolina State University
9:27am
10.9.2017
OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have partnered with the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) to set standards for...
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10:05am
10.6.2017
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Many manufacturing jobs require a physical presence to operate machinery. But what if such jobs could be done remotely? This week researchers from MIT's...
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, CSAIL
3:25pm
10.5.2017
Robots perform many tasks that humans can't or don't want to perform, getting around on intricately designed wheels and limbs. If they tip over, however, they...
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
9:00am
9.26.2017
Many robots are controlled by robotic nervous systems in which sensors and actuators are connected to a central processing unit ...
by Phys.org
9:21am
9.14.2017
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Currently, the robot can autonomously count plants and measure stem width to help estimate biomass for corn, sorghum, and soybeans ...
by Phys.org
9:18am
9.13.2017
The wide scanning angle of the newly developed 3D LiDAR helps the detection of objects on the ground precisely as well as the roughness of the ground surface...
by Phys.org
8:40am
9.12.2017
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The new lab will be one of the largest long-term university-industry AI collaborations to date, mobilizing the talent of more than 100 AI scientists ...
by MIT
8:56am
9.11.2017
Like playing a video game, inspectors can now use a controller to fly drones form place to place and identify the sports that need maintenance according to GE...
by Lexie Metzler
10:19am
9.7.2017
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a system similar...
by Lexie Metzler
10:09am
9.6.2017
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Just as drivers observe the rules of the road, most pedestrians follow certain social codes when navigating a hallway or a crowded thoroughfare: Keep to the...
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4:26pm
8.30.2017
Here’s a fixed-wing drone that can land on a vertical surface, clinging like a bat. Developed by the University of Sherbrooke in Canada, the little drone can...
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10:17am
8.25.2017
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We’re big fans of animal-inspired robots here, so this plant-inspired one looked intriguing. Turns out it’s also pretty bizarre to see it grow straight up into...
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10:45am
7.25.2017
Ice Man, Viper, Goose, Hollywood. Any fan of ‘80s movies will recognize the nicknames of the competitive pilots in the movie Top Gun. But those are also the...
by Bruce Watson, GE Reports
9:15am
7.21.2017
The traditional Japanese art of origami transforms a simple sheet of paper into complex, three-dimensional shapes through a very specific pattern of folds,...
by Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
9:09am
7.20.2017
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Meet Salto-1P, the bouncing robot that has been in development at UC Berkeley's Biomimetic Millisystems Lab. The researchers proposed that making a robot that...
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10:36am
7.18.2017
A robotics team of six girls from Afghanistan is attending an international competition in Washington, after clearing visa obstacles that prompted intervention...
by Associated Press
9:31am
7.18.2017
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Autonomous robots can inspect nuclear power plants, clean up oil spills in the ocean, accompany fighter planes into combat and explore the surface of Mars. Yet...
by Duke University
3:08pm
7.17.2017
A new system based on research by Brown University computer scientists makes robots better at following spoken instructions, no matter how abstract or specific...
by Brown University
9:23am
7.14.2017
Wearable technologies -- from heart rate monitors to virtual reality headsets -- are exploding in popularity in both the consumer and research spaces, but most...
by Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
9:35am
7.13.2017
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