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2014-09-23 12:21:04

Cutting Dynamics Rolls Out Rethink Robotics' Baxter on its Thermal Deburring Line BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutting Dynamics today joined the roster of advanced manufacturers using collaborative robotics to transform its business, adding Rethink Robotics' Baxter robot to a critical part of its thermal deburring line in its Avon, OH plant. Baxter works alongside Cutting Dynamics' team of aerospace manufacturing engineers, automating the finishing process for its line of...

pepper robot
2014-09-04 07:19:47

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Japanese company Softbank Corp unveiled its humanoid robot Pepper in June and now says that it will be available to US consumers within twelve months. In partnership with French subsidiary Aldebaran Robotics, Softbank has created a robot that can sense human emotions by assessing tone of voice and reading facial expressions, as well as being aware of its surroundings and tailoring its actions appropriately using proprietary...

robo brain
2014-08-27 04:31:01

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A large-scale computational system that behaves like a robotic brain - known as 'Robo Brain' - has been developed by researchers from several US universities. It can acquire information and learn skills by processing the text, videos and images from millions of webpages and then apply the skills to perform tasks. Robo Brain, the product of a collaboration between the universities of Cornell, Brown, Stanford and California with support...

2014-07-22 12:29:34

Research and Education Initiatives Are Preparing the Future Workforce BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink Robotics, a leading provider of interactive robots for research and education, has partnered with three new distributors to deliver the Baxter Research Robot to more universities, schools and corporate R&D labs worldwide. North American-based RobotShop and Teq, and Shanghai-based Gaitech International are the newest additions to Rethink Robotics' roster of...

2014-07-21 12:30:05

PARIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From July 21st until July 24th, Aldebaran, the World leader in humanoid robotics, will be showcasing at the RoboCup in Joao Pessoa (Brazil) its latest generation of NAO, NAO EVOLUTION, with its NAOqi 2.0(TM) operating system. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400587-aldebaran-nao-in-line-up-for-robocup (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130610/618892 ) Only a...

Robot Learns To Play Angry Birds By Watching Kids First
2014-07-11 13:56:06

[ Watch the Video: Kids Teach Robot How To Play Angry Birds ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Robots programmed to execute a certain amount of tasks only have a limited usefulness; however a robot that is able to learn can expand its usefulness and better adapt to its surroundings. In pursuit of a more flexible robot, engineers at Georgia Tech have developed a small humanoid robot that can learn how to play Angry Birds. “One way to get robots more quickly into...

2014-07-09 08:26:38

Aldebaran is delighted to announce the opening of 'Atelier', a brand new dedicated space for everyone to experience and create with the new generation of Aldebaran's robots. PARIS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldebaran, the World leading humanoid robotics company, opened its first Atelier in Issy les Moulineaux a stone throw from Paris. As a space about discovery, interaction and learning. The Atelier is the very first facility of the brand open to the general public. It is...

2014-06-30 23:00:20

techJOYnT Academy is changing the STEM education landscape to prepare Oklahoma students for the future workforce by teaching practical skills using their NAO Evolution, V5 robot. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 techJOYnT Academy offers students the rare opportunity to learn using the NAO robot, transforming STEM education in the process. This complex robot not only has limitless possibilities and is available for students to learn how to use, but also keeps students actively...

2014-06-20 04:21:09

PARIS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALDEBARAN is announcing the launch of NAO EVOLUTION, the new generation of its NAO robot, equipped with the NAOqi 2.0(TM) operating system. Aldebaran, the global leader in humanoid robotics, is pleased to announce the launch of NAO EVOLUTION, the 5th and latest generation of NAO, the interactive, autonomous, and fully programmable robot. NAO is already being used for specific research and education purposes. Over 5000 robots are...

CellulARSkin prototype
2014-06-11 04:00:06

Technische Universität München (TUM) "All systems go" for a paralyzed person to kick off the World Cup According to researchers in the Walk Again Project, all systems are go for a bold demonstration of neuroscience and cognitive technology in action: On June 12, during the opening of the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, a paralyzed person wearing a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton is expected to make the first kick of the football championship. The Walk Again Project is an...


Latest Humanoid robot Reference Libraries

Android
2013-09-24 14:14:28

An android, also known as a synthetic organism, is a robot designed to look like a human, with emphasis on realistic skin and movement. The name “android” has been used in science fiction stories in many different ways. The Oxford English Dictionary found that the earliest use of the word Android was most likely in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, which referred to St. Albertus Magnus’s alleged automaton as Androides. In US patents, the term first appears in 1863 referring to small...

The History Of Robotics
2013-09-08 10:48:36

Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation and application of robots and autonomous systems, as well as the computer systems that power such devices, including control, sensory feedback and information processing. Robots are typically designed as automated machines that can take the place of humans. Most robotic machines can be seen in manufacturing lines, such as widely used in the auto industry. Robots are also utilized to replace humans in...

International Journal of Humanoid Robotics
2012-04-29 20:56:09

The International Journal of Humanoid Robotics is scientific journal established in 2004 and published by World Scientific. It covers the development of intelligent humanoid robots, both theoretical and practical in nature, with an emphasis on future projections. Areas covered include: Design, Mental Architecture, Kinematics, Visual Perception and Human-Robot Interaction. Editors-in-Chief of the journal are Ming Xie (School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological...

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