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2014-07-30 23:03:43

Students Relied on Xsens MVN for Flexible Motion Capture on-set; Short Film Recently Screened at Comic-Con International Enschede, Netherlands (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 How do you catch robot love on film? The answer for Chapman College’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts students was “Some Like It Bot,” a short film that depicts the clumsy first date of a human and his cyborg crush. Produced quickly with Xsens mocap technology, the film was recently an official selection at...

2014-07-30 23:00:18

DailyGossip.org publishes a review about a new hardware driver detection and update software: Driver Robot, the next generation hardware detection tool. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Daily Gossip writes in its review that this actually is described as the best hardware detection tool in the industry. The program is said to correctly trace all customer hardware devices. In fact, all users need the right drivers to be installed on their computers in order to make things work...

2014-07-30 20:24:35

ReportsnReports.com offers Nuclear Response Robots: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 in its store. DALLAS, July 30. 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nuclear Response Robots: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 study has 686 pages, 184 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as automated process is put in place to provide nuclear power capability worldwide. These responder robots are...

2014-07-29 23:14:12

Hurley Research LLC today announced the launch of the Droidles Project, the first ever connected network of autonomous robots that evolve together. The Social Network of Robots, Droidles is a 3-part system consisting of cute little palm-sized robots, mobile apps for remote control and simple kid-friendly programming, and an open cloud service with website. Aromas, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The first product launch from start-up Hurley Research LLC, Droidles is a next generation...

2014-07-29 12:41:09

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global SCARA Robot Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A SCARA robot is a horizontally configured robot capable of performing horizontal movements. Since these robots do not have rotary joints, their movements are restricted to the horizontal axis. These robots can perform flexible horizontal motions while they are fixed vertically. SCARA...

2014-07-29 12:39:08

Robot sales rise as unemployment rate continues to fall ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fueled by strong demand from manufacturing companies in all sectors, the North American robotics industry is off to its fastest start ever in 2014, according to new statistics released from Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry's trade group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130592 A record 14,135 robots, valued at $788 million were ordered...

2014-07-28 23:06:21

The global medical robot market is categorized into five broad segments—surgical robots, rehabilitation robots, non-invasive radiosurgery robots, hospital and pharmacy robots, and others. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The “Medical Robots Market by Type (Surgical Robot, Rehabilitation Robotics, Telemedicine, Assistive Robots, Orthotics, Prosthetics, Radio Surgery, Exoskeleton) & Application (Orthopedic, Neurology, Laparoscopy) - Global Forecasts to 2018” analyzes and studies the major...

2014-07-23 23:27:01

Pharmacy automation leader Kirby Lester, LLC announced its KL1Plus pill counting device includes streamlined functionality to perform a trackable double-count for any prescription coming out of a vial-filling robot. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Kirby Lester, LLC, the leading pharmacy automation provider, announced its KL1Plus medication dispensing device includes streamlined functionality to perform a trackable double-count for any prescription coming out of a vial-filling...

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...

2014-07-22 08:38:12

BrainOS(TM) beta developer program launching in the fall SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Corporation announced today the addition of Steve Altman, former president and vice chairman of Qualcomm Incorporated, to its board of directors. In his new role, he will leverage his experience as a 15-year member of Qualcomm's Executive Committee to advise the company. During his tenure with Qualcomm, Altman provided direction and guidance on key initiatives across all areas of...


Latest Robot Reference Libraries

Mobile Robot
2013-10-03 14:35:19

A mobile robot is an automatic machine that is capable of moving in many environments and is the focus of research in many major universities. These robots are also used in the military, in security, household environments, and in business industries. They are classified by the type of environment that they are built to work in or by the way the move. Classifications include Unmanned Arial Vehicles or UAVs, autonomous underwater vehicles or AUVs, wheeled robots, and legged robots. Mobile...

Vehicular Automation
2013-10-03 14:16:27

Vehicular automation uses artificial intelligence and mechatronics to aid an operator in controlling a robotic vehicle. Some of these vehicles are labeled “smart” or “intelligent,” while others that are more capable of moving on their own are known as “semi-autonomous.” Those robots that rely only on autonomous movement are simply known as “autonomous” or “robotic.” There are several types of vehicles that use automation to operate and the capabilities of these robots have...

Ballbot
2013-09-24 16:10:08

A ballbot is a mobile robot that moves and balances on one wheel. It is dynamically stable and capable of a larger range of movement than other types of robots, because it can maneuver better in tighter spaces. It runs on the same principles as those of an inverted pendulum, It is thought that this robot could make great personal or service robots in the future. Currently, ballbot robots can only traverse smooth surfaces, but it is thought that models could be easily adapted to move on rough...

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...

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