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2014-08-27 23:04:14

New research report “Robot: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020” drawn up by WinterGreen Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com.

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

A large-scale computational system that behaves like a robotic brain - known as 'Robo Brain' - 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.

2014-08-26 23:02:55

Robotics Alley is an initiative to spur public-private partnerships in the business, research, and development of robotics and automation systems.

2014-08-26 08:32:55

DALLAS, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Industrial Robotics Market in Heavy Machinery Industry 2014-2018" research report spread across

2014-08-24 23:00:41

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 -

Canadarm
2014-08-21 05:39:55

The field of robotics is moving beyond the realm of fiction and toys, and today, robots are even lending a hand in the operating room, helping pediatric surgeons with intensive surgical procedures.

swarmies
2014-08-19 02:30:47

A small band of NASA engineers and interns is about to begin testing a group of robots and related software that will show whether it's possible for autonomous machines to scurry about an alien world such as the moon searching for and gathering resources just as an ant colony does.

2014-08-18 23:06:49

Robot Market Forecasts indicate that markets at $53 billion will reach $171.7 billion by 2020. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Growth comes as

2014-08-18 12:21:14

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boomerang Systems, Inc., (OTCQB: BMER) the innovative U.S.


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 word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.