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2014-04-30 23:03:21

techJOYnT Academy is now enrolling for STEM Spring Break camps in the fields of LEGO Robotics, 2D Game Design, Digital Graphic Arts, App Development, and Autonomous Robotics. Oklahoma

2014-04-30 12:22:05

BEDFORD, Mass., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp.

2014-04-29 12:28:21

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robotics Business Review is thrilled to announce its third annual RBR50

Robonaut 2 Ready For Climbing Legs
2014-04-24 03:43:07

Getting your “space legs” in Earth orbit has taken on new meaning for NASA’s pioneering Robonaut program.

2014-04-24 12:33:57

Robust Features Boost Accessibility, Simulation and Demo Capabilities for the World's Most Versatile Research and Education Platform BOSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink Robotics

2014-04-24 12:33:54

Industry's Best-in-Class Software Platform Continues to Deliver New Capabilities and Performance Improvements to the Baxter Robot BOSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink Robotics today

Cloaked DNA Nanodevices Survive Pilot Mission
2014-04-23 08:13:46

Successful foray opens door to virus-like DNA nanodevices that could diagnose diseased tissues and manufacture drugs to treat them

2014-04-18 23:01:24

The RX95 crawler offers narrow-diameter capability for environmental and industrial applications, and integrates with existing ROVVER X system components for maximum affordability.

2014-04-15 23:08:57

Parallax STEM Education Robots Will Star in Interactive Booth Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014

2014-04-15 12:34:02

New Hires Bring Software Expertise to Collaborative Robotics Leader BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that raises the bar once again in the market for collaborative


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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