Robots can’t just assemble IKEA furniture yet

Robots can’t just assemble IKEA furniture yet

Watch this robot having a terrible time assembling an IKEA furniture…. Researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have put their robot arm to test, to assemble an IKEA furniture. The task requires motion planning, object localization, and contact interactions. Video Credit: Nanyang Technological University in Singapore

Robotics Market to Reach $82.7 B., by 2020

According to a new report by Allied Market Research entitled, “Global Robotics Technology Market- Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013-2020”, the global robotics technology market is expected to reach $82.7 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 10.11% during 2014 – 2020. The increasing demand for automation in all aspects of life […]

Floor Washing Robots

Floor washing robots could soon be used to clean large industrial and commercial premises, following a European research collaboration totalling 4.2 million Euros. FLOor washing roBOT, or FLOBOT, will be a large-scale, autonomous floor washing machine, for washing the floors of supermarkets, airports and other big areas that have to be cleaned regularly. Although it […]

Robot to challenge human champion in table tennis

Robot to challenge human champion in table tennis

Another field that belonged to only humans, is now being challenged by robots. Next month, German Table Tennis Champion, Timo Boll, will play a ping pong match against a Kuka Industrial robot. The match will take place on March 11th, 2014 and can be watched at www.kuka-timoboll.com. The show is organized to celebrate the new Kuka Robotics […]

T-Rex Robot Mower

T-Rex Robot Mower

T-Rex is an industrial grade hybrid remote control mover produced by Evatech Inc. It uses Evatech’s patented hybrid power system, and has tracks like a tank. T-Rex can go just about anywhere. First released to the market in 2010, its primary purpose is to mow steep slopes and rough terrain. The T-Rex is safe and […]

Manufacturer robot with “common sense”: Baxter

Manufacturer robot with “common sense”: Baxter

Humanoid Robot called Baxter was launched by Rethink Robotics at a sale price of $22,000, which was designed by an Australian robotics and artificial-intelligence expert Rodney Brooks. Baxter is a complete system and there is no need for complex programming or expensive integration. As it has behavior based intelligence, it can be easily programmed in […]

Industrial Perception Inc.’s Robots with 3D Vision

Industrial Perception Inc.’s Robots with 3D Vision

Robots are increasingly coming out of the lab and taking their place in the public sphere. Industrial Perception, Inc. (IPI) is one of them and the company is focused on producing mainstream robots in order to be used in America’s manufacturing and logistics. A team of software engineers from a robotics research company, Willow Garage, […]

Robots automating solar panels

Robots automating solar panels

One of the major problems with solar farms is that the static nature of panels cause a portion of the sunlight to be captured at less than optimum angles thereby reducing the output of the Solar Plant. Robotic Solar Panel tracking system manufactured by Qbotix is an autonomous and dynamic system designed to maximize Solar […]

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