Quantcast

Latest Robotics Stories

MIT Develops Unprecedented System That Lets Robots Work Together
2014-02-13 08:59:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at MIT have developed a new system that combines simple control programs to enable fleets of robots or other “multiagent systems” to collaborate in extraordinary ways. Due to the difficulty of designing control programs for “multiagent systems” – groups of robots or networks of devices with different functions – engineers have typically restricted themselves to scenarios in which reliable information about...

2014-02-12 16:27:24

FREMONT, Ohio, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Motion Controls Robotics Inc., a leading provider of fully integrated material handling robotic systems, recently hired Paul Getten for its newly created Southeast Region Sales Manager position. In this position, Getten is based in Charlotte, N.C. and will work in the Southeast with customers to solve their automation challenges. "We are excited to have Paul Getten join the Motion Controls Robotics team since his strength is to help...

2014-02-11 23:29:38

Rapid prototyping firm with a strong history in medical manufacturing and design takes its products and services to the Medical Device and Manufacturing West show in Anaheim, CA. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Medical device manufacturing is Mina Product Development’s bread and butter. The Southern California rapid prototyping specialists started out building casting housings for medical products. “Now we are a full service design, engineering, rapid prototyping and...

2014-02-10 16:27:41

Rehabilitation Robots, Active Prostheses, and Exoskeletons: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 report has 326 pages, 154 tables and figures. DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Worldwide rehabilitation robot markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the rehabilitation robots, active prostheses, and exoskeletons are used inside rehabilitation treatment centers and sports facilities providing rehabilitation for all patients with injuries or...

2014-02-10 12:23:08

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Service Robotics Market 2012-2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Service Robotics market to grow at a CAGR of 19.05 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand of professional robots for medical applications. The Global Service Robotics market has also been witnessing the increase in availability of...

ERWIN Helps Researches Study Relationship Between Humans And Robots
2014-02-08 08:40:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Lincoln’s School of Computer Science are developing a “friendly robot” in order to better learn how humans and androids can forge long-term relationships with one another. According to Elisa Criado of The Independent, the robot is known as ERWIN (short for the Emotional Robot with Intelligent Network) and was developed specifically to bond with men and women. It was designed by Dr....

2014-02-07 23:00:10

New companion for dementia patients may provide an alternative to some medications, say experts at ABC Senior Advisors in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 ABC Senior Placement Advisors works to provide families with relevant and reliable information so that they can make informed decisions when choosing the right senior living facility for themselves or loved ones. However, beyond finding the right facility, ABC is dedicated to being a complete resource for any and...

2014-02-06 08:35:50

Fund's Rapid Growth Could Suggest Strong Investor Interest in Robotics Sector's Accelerating Progress DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROBO-STOX LLC, the world leader in developing investment solutions targeting the robotics and automation space, has announced that the ROBO-STOX(TM) Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (Ticker: ROBO) grew to more than $75 million in assets under management as of January 28, 2014.c The Fund became available to investors on NASDAQ through the...

2014-02-03 16:27:30

DUBLIN, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8nq6tf/nuclear_response) has announced the addition of a new report"Nuclear Response Robot: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8nq6tf/nuclear_response ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as...

2014-01-24 23:02:44

Linear robotics manufacturer Macron Dynamics has hired industrial automation industry expert Michael Giunta as their National Sales Manager to develop and organize Macron's technical sales team. Croydon, Pa. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Macron Dynamics, Inc., a manufacturer of linear robotic motion systems and belt driven linear actuators, has announced today that Michael Giunta has been hired as the company’s National Sales Manager. The new National Sales Manager is responsible for...


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...

More Articles (4 articles) »
Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'