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Robotics Were A Big Hit In 2013
2013-12-27 03:25:02

From the DARPA Robotics Challenge to Google’s many robotic acquisitions, 2013 seemed to be the “Year of the Robot." Only time will tell if the past year was a turning point for all things robotic.

cheetah robot
2013-12-15 05:03:31

Google has confirmed its purchase of robotics company Boston Dynamics. This latest acquisition marks the eighth time in the last six months that the search giant has bought a robotics company.

Humanoid Robot Petman 2 Suits Up To Test Military Gear
2013-04-08 13:25:10

Together with famed robotics company Boston Dynamics, the Pentagon has created a humanoid, Terminator-like robot to help test military and disaster gear.

Robotic Pack Mule Learns To Toss Heavy Objects
2013-03-02 07:11:52

An all-terrain robot designed to transport military supplies over areas too steep, rocky, muddy or snowy for conventional vehicles has now been outfitted with an arm capable of lifting and throwing cinder blocks.

DARPA Robot Bolts Past The Competition
2012-09-06 11:32:46

Yesterday, DARPA announced that in just under 6 months, they’ve been able to successfully trump their own land speed record as well as someone else’s: One Olympic gold medal-winner Usain Bolt.

Boston Dynamics Releases Video Of PETMAN Robot
2011-11-01 05:06:39

Boston Dynamics has released a video of its PETMAN robot walking on a treadmill, doing squats, and performing push-ups.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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