LiDAR Navigation Module for Drones, Robots and Autonomous Devices

LiDAR Navigation Module for Drones, Robots and Autonomous Devices

Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December 2, 2016 (Newswire.com) – NaviPack is proud to announce the release of a groundbreaking product for autonomous control of drones, robots, and other devices. The low cost, ease of use, and pure utility of the NaviPack LiDAR navigation module makes integrating control for vehicles and robots easier and cheaper than ever […]

Eric the Robot Unveiled at Science Museum – London

Eric the Robot Unveiled at Science Museum – London

20 October – 30 November 2016 Science Museum, London Free sciencemuseum.org.uk/eric   20 October – Today the Science Museum unveiled a 2m tall, full-size working replica of Eric, one of the world’s first robots. Eric will be on display from 20 October to 30 November 2016, and will be demonstrated twice a week while on […]

Omnidirectional Mobile Robot Has Just Two Moving Parts

Omnidirectional Mobile Robot Has Just Two Moving Parts

Spherical Induction Motor Eliminates Robot’s Mechanical Drive System PITTSBURGH— More than a decade ago, Ralph Hollis invented the ballbot, an elegantly simple robot whose tall, thin body glides atop a sphere slightly smaller than a bowling ball. The latest version, called SIMbot, has an equally elegant motor with just one moving part: the ball. The […]

Robotic Art Grand Challenge

Robotic Art Grand Challenge

2016 RobotArt Contest is first of five annual challenges that hope to inspire the creation of true artificial creativity. Seattle, Washington, January 27, 2016 (Newswire.com) – ​​​​​In the tradition of recent Technological Grand Challenges, RobotArt has pledged over half a million dollars in prizes over 5 years to competitors in a new Robotic Grand Challenge. […]

Robot Samurai

Robot Samurai

Watch this robot samurai cutting like a master:   Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnAsG-XPdMqT0Xt-nndPPFQ

Advanced robot hand able to sense

Advanced robot hand able to sense

Almost every year, we see and publish new advancements to robotic prostheses, and this year is no exception. In the video below by darpa, the robot hand is not only controlled by brain, but it is also able to sense things.   Source: https://www.youtube.com/user/DARPAtv/videos

MIT Cheetah Robot

MIT Cheetah Robot

The cheetah robot which is designed by MIT and funded by DARPA makes some very cool jumps, as seen in the video below. Credit: MIT, Darpa Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFe-pfe0a9bDvWy74Jd7vFg

MIT robot’s soft hand grip

MIT robot’s soft hand grip

This robot hand can grab basically any everyday object softly but firm enough to hold it     Video and featured image credit: MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory For more details: http://www.csail.mit.edu/baxter_soft_robotic_gripper

Robot Insect Jumping Mechanism

Robot Insect Jumping Mechanism

This TED talk explains a study that tries to mimick the jumping power of insects: Video Credit: Sarah Berbreiter, TED See the original piece here: http://www.ted.com/talks/sarah_bergbreiter_why_i_make_robots_the_size_of_a_grain_of_rice#t-151896

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