Latest Robotics Stories
Robo-snakes are a real thing, and scientists have now figured out how to make them move just like a real snake. As if we needed more snakes in this world.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Park West Gallery, host to fine art auctions on cruise ships, live art auctions in major metropolitan areas, and art gallery locations
Continually Increasing Software Capability Enables Robots to Perform Tasks Previously Requiring Human Labor CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Energid Technologies Corporation
A French-made humanoid robot originally designed to be an in-home companion is now being used in the classroom to help youngsters develop good handwriting skills, unofficially making it the coolest teacher ever. (Because who wouldn’t want a robotic teacher?)
ORLANDO, Fla., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc., (MDIT) specializing in the development, manufacturing and marketing of superior molecular biomarkers and premium
Sawyer is a high performance robot designed for machine tending and other precise applications BOSTON, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. presented a $10,000 grant to the Academy of the Sacred Heart to enhance the school's robotics curriculum.
The sixth annual National Robotics Week kicks off on April 4 with hundreds of planned robotics competitions, demonstrations and educational activities across the U.S. BEDFORD, Mass., March
DALLAS, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Lab Accessories Market by Type (Label Printer/ Pipette tips/ Pumps/Microplate/Reagent
The Roomba, sold by iRobot, is a name used for a series of autonomous robot vacuum cleaners that were first introduced into the market it 2002. There have been four versions or generations of Roomba since its creation, with over eight million sales throughout the world. It is capable of moving on its own and avoiding obstacles that are present in the average household, as well as capable of avoiding stairs and other drop offs. It is equipped with a computer chip and the Roomba Open Interface,...
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...
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...
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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