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Latest Robotics Stories

Medicine And Manufacturing Inspired By Space-tested Robot
2014-06-27 03:25:42

Humans doing difficult, repetitive tasks or those who need assistance with movement may soon get a helping hand – literally – thanks to robotic technology developed to serve astronauts in space.

2014-06-24 12:33:38

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-06-24 12:32:50

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-06-20 04:21:09

PARIS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALDEBARAN is announcing the launch of NAO EVOLUTION, the new generation of its NAO robot, equipped with the NAOqi 2.0(TM) operating

2014-06-19 08:34:42

Software Platform Drives Performance Improvements in Baxter: Twice as Fast, Twice as Precise BOSTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-19 08:29:30

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Robotics announced today the release of a new white paper on Multi-Channel Pipettor performance. Photo -

2014-06-16 08:33:49

TETRIX® PRIME delivers in classroom and competition; presales begin June 16 PITTSBURG, Kan., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pitsco Education's latest innovation is poised to transform STEM

2014-06-12 16:28:21

BEDFORD, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp.

CellulARSkin prototype
2014-06-11 04:00:06

On June 12, during the opening of the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, a paralyzed person wearing a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton is expected to make the first kick of the football championship.

Pepper The Japanese Robot Can Read People's Emotions
2014-06-05 12:32:01

Japanese mobile firm SoftBank unveiled a new robot named Pepper on Thursday that can read people's emotions.


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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