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MITs Cheetah Bound For Robotic Glory

MIT's Cheetah "Bound For Robotic Glory"

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you're building a robotic animal for speed, the ultimate goal has to be to emulate the world’s fastest land animal – the cheetah. And a team of researchers at MIT, supported by the...

Latest Robotics Stories

2014-09-15 12:29:28

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI and AUGSBURG, Germany, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - When the Boeing 777X twin-aisle passenger jet goes into full production for its debut in 2020, each fuselage will be built using special advanced automation technology, the result of a collaborative effort by the airplane maker and the KUKA Systems Aerospace Group. Photo: (http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146112) The robotic pulse production line, known as the Fuselage Automated Upright Build...

2014-09-08 23:06:45

The new 3D Robotics IRIS+ includes all new features and design upgrades Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 3D Robotics, the leading North American drone company across both consumer and enterprise channels, today announced the launch of the 3D Robotics IRIS+™, the industry’s first consumer drone with “follow me” technology. The IRIS+ system provides both hardware and software upgrades to the previous IRIS model, including new features such as self-tightening screw-on...

2014-09-08 20:24:18

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that Colin Angle, iRobot's chairman and chief executive officer will discuss the company's achievements and financial outlook at the following conferences. September 15, 2014 Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference...

2014-09-08 12:35:05

DALLAS, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Industrial Robotics Market by Type, Component, Function, Industry (Automotive, Electrical & Electronic, Chemical, Rubber, & Plastic, Metal & Machinery, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceutical, & Construction), & Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market for industrial robotics is estimated to reach $40.08 Billion by 2020,...

2014-09-08 08:22:11

PackBot to Provide CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives) Detection Capabilities BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has been awarded multi-year contracts with an initial value of $9.6 million by the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND). The contracts, awarded after a competitive bidding process, call for the delivery of 20 iRobot 510 PackBot CBRN...

2014-08-28 16:26:25

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Articulated Robot Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1162205/Global-Articulated-Robot-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout Articulated RobotAn articulated robot is a robotic arm, which includes at least three rotary joints to perform precise movements in multiple planes. Articulated robots are widely used in the Manufacturing industry for various applications such as welding,...

2014-08-27 20:23:04

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Robot: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2313372/Robot-Market-Shares-Strategies-and-Forecasts-Worldwide-2014-to-2020.html Tablet apps are congruent technology for all robots, adding platform functionality and providing basic platform controls. There is the potential for standardization so the robotic platforms are...

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...

2014-08-26 23:02:55

Robotics Alley is an initiative to spur public-private partnerships in the business, research, and development of robotics and automation systems. Leaders in Agriculture will share their insights into the present and future of robotics and autonomous systems on September 16-17, 2014, at the Robotics Alley Conference & Expo. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Global leaders in robotics research, design, business development, investment, law and policy will gather at the...

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 128 pages and published in August 2014 to its store. The report covers the present scenarios and the growth prospects as well as data on the global industrial robotics market in heavy machinery industry based on the following: robot type, function, and application. The research forecasts industry to grow at a...


Latest Robotics Reference Libraries

Roomba
2013-10-03 12:56:31

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,...

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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