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Latest Robotics Stories

2014-07-16 23:06:58

As humanity rapidly advances towards a society that is wholly dependent upon computers and technology, there are key decisions to make about how far we let technology advance that we do not directly

2014-07-15 23:01:22

Featuring several robotics organizations from northern Utah, the first ever Cache Valley Robotics Fair shows how valuable STEM education can be and raises money for local robotics teams.

2014-07-15 12:34:48

BEDFORD, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp.

2014-07-15 12:34:11

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RoboBusiness is proud to announce that visionary speaker, bestselling author and MIT principal research scientist Andy McAfee will keynote RoboBusiness

Robot Learns To Play Angry Birds By Watching Kids First
2014-07-11 13:56:06

Robots programmed to execute a certain amount of tasks only have a limited usefulness; however a robot that is able to learn can expand its usefulness and better adapt to its surroundings. In pursuit of a more flexible robot, engineers at Georgia Tech have developed a small humanoid robot that can learn how to play Angry Birds.

2014-07-09 08:26:38

Aldebaran is delighted to announce the opening of 'Atelier', a brand new dedicated space for everyone to experience and create with the new generation of Aldebaran's robots. PARIS, July 9,

2014-07-03 23:02:25

The report analyzes the defense, oil and gas, and scientific research applications of the Unmanned Underwater Vehicles.

The Blind Outperform Sighted People When Using Haptic Technology
2014-07-02 08:00:23

New research in the burgeoning field of tactile technology at the University of California-Berkeley has discovered that people who are blind or visually impaired tend to outmaneuver their sighted counterparts – especially when they used both hands and multiple fingers to find their way around.

2014-07-01 23:02:07

75 Unit inspection crawler sale reflects industry's move toward simpler, more productive inspection platforms. Randolph, NJ (PRWEB) July 01, 2014

2014-06-30 23:00:20

techJOYnT Academy is changing the STEM education landscape to prepare Oklahoma students for the future workforce by teaching practical skills using their NAO Evolution, V5 robot. Oklahoma


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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