Robots to clean oil spill

The robots built by MIT could help clean the oil spill at the surface of the ocean. Using swarm robotics concepts, 5000 of the robots is estimated to be able to clean the entire spill area at the gulf in one month. The robot digests the oil and works nonstop without any human intervention. Attached […]

New vacuum cleaner robot from Samsung

Vacuum cleaner robots are probably the most common domestic robots that are in use today. Samsung Electronics just made a new addition to these robots, by introducing Tango Vacuum Cleaner Robot. The robot is able to clean carpets, hardwood floors and beds autonomously. The robot has a 30 frame per second camera for navigation and […]

Gutter Cleaning Robot

iRobot Announces 2nd Generation Looj™ Gutter Cleaning Robot, Launches iRobot iTube Channel at CES. World’s Only Gutter-Cleaning Robot Sports New Internal Antenna, Anti-Flipping Auger and Smart Speed. LAS VEGAS, NV. Consumer Electronics Show, January 8, 2009, iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today unveiled the second generation iRobot® Looj™ Gutter Cleaning Robot at the International Consumer Electronics […]

Robots cleaning ship hull

A new robot has been developed in Europe, which removes marine growth from ship hull. The robot does this by first creating a map of the ship’s hull surface area, which includes all irregularities such as thickness change, weld locations, rivets and indentations. The pressurized sea water is then used to remove the marine growth […]