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2013-08-27 23:04:36

Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania is One of More Than 30 Pending Against Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

2013-08-18 23:03:30

Grandville announces mentoring program to help Michigan public schools build successful robotics programs Grandville, MI (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 The

2013-08-18 23:00:04

Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit Filed in New Jersey is one of More Than 30 Pending Against Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

2013-08-14 23:18:28

Cutting Edge Laser, a local sheet metal fabrication company, helps innovators achieve their production and manufacturing goals in Seattle, Washington. Seattle,

All-Terrain Robot Can Go Anywhere
2013-08-14 04:38:50

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have created a new all-terrain, six-legged walking robot that has been specially designed with jumping and climbing capabilities that could help it complete military reconnaissance, rescue or supply transportation missions.

Interns With Innovation Lab Grab On To The Future
2013-08-13 11:29:57

A crowd of onlookers gathers around a metal box with a clear plastic shield surrounding it. Inside are two egg cartons: one with eggs, one without. Also inside are two monitors, a keyboard and mouse, and an Xbox Kinect camera. All of this is for the main attraction inside the protective case--a robotic arm with a small suction tip on the end.

2013-08-12 23:23:55

Da Vinci Surgical System Named in 33 Da Vinci Surgery Robot Lawsuits, Some of Which Allege Intuitive Surgical Failed to Properly Train Surgeons, Resulting in Serious Da Vinci Robot Complications.


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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