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2015-04-16 08:39:15

WESTON, Mass., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An international poll conducted by Monster reveals that 63% of workers believe their jobs will never be replaced by automation (i.e., computers, robots);

2015-04-15 23:00:59

Cross Company’s Automation Group chooses Microscan for an integrated robotic inspection solution using the Universal Robots UR5 robotic arm and Microscan Vision HAWK Smart Camera.

2015-04-15 16:27:47

LONDON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial robotic systems include re-programmable devices designed to transport parts and specialized manufacturing implements, through pre-programmed

2015-04-15 12:35:52

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The robot revolution has already started according to Steve Favis owner of Favis, INC, a Sacramento area software developer.

synthetic muscle
2015-04-14 17:53:57

When SpaceX launches the sixth resupply mission to the International Space Station this week, it will be carrying experimental "robotic muscles" that a Massachusetts company hopes can be used to make the next generation of robots.

2015-04-12 12:20:36

Microsoft provides KUKA with cloud technologies and Azure Internet of Things services to create smart manufacturing solutions for the shop floor based on sensitive and safe robots. HANOVER,

2015-04-10 12:20:54

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI and AUGSBURG, Germany, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - KUKA Systems Aerospace officially opened its new R&D and production facility for advanced automation solutions in

2015-04-09 12:39:34

BEIJING and SHENZHEN, China, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The third China Information Technology Expo (CITE) got underway on April 9 as participants relished the prospect of a new digitalized

2015-04-07 08:28:09

NEW YORK, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the world of the tiny zebrafish, the predatory red tiger oscar is the stuff of nightmares.

2015-04-06 16:25:12

DALLAS, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds Exoskeletons: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2015 to 2021 research report of 254


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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  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
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