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Robo Brain Will Help Robots Learn Skills From The Internet

Robo Brain Will Help Robots Learn Skills From The Internet And Apply Them To Household Tasks

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...

Latest Robotics Stories

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...

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...

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 every industry achieves efficiency by automating process robotically. Robots are unique because they can perform multiple steps without human intervention and they can adapt to different conditions and different types of devices to be manipulated. The sensors and the cameras in the robots make them flexible. Robots: Market Shares, Strategy,...

2014-08-11 08:22:06

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced the addition of Michelle V. Stacy to its board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131104/NE10106LOGO As the former president of Keurig, Inc. and former vice president and general manager with Gillette/P&G, Ms. Stacy has a wealth of experience leading consumer businesses and building global brands. During her...

2014-08-05 08:32:11

SentiBotics enables the rapid development and testing of mobile robots and comes with software, sample programs, a tracked platform and grasping robotic arm, 3D vision, object recognition and autonomous navigation capabilities. VILNIUS, Lithuania, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology, a provider of robotics and high-precision object recognition and biometric identification technologies, today announced the introduction of the SentiBotics Development Kit. SentiBotics includes a mobile...

2014-07-31 16:32:26

BEDFORD, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced that Elise Caffrey, iRobot's senior vice president, Finance & Investor Relations, will discuss the company's achievements and financial outlook on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET at the Needham Advanced Industrial Technologies Conference being held in New York, NY. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131104/NE10106LOGO...

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...

2014-07-22 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...

2014-07-21 12:30:05

PARIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From July 21st until July 24th, Aldebaran, the World leader in humanoid robotics, will be showcasing at the RoboCup in Joao Pessoa (Brazil) its latest generation of NAO, NAO EVOLUTION, with its NAOqi 2.0(TM) operating system. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400587-aldebaran-nao-in-line-up-for-robocup (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130610/618892 ) Only 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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