Saturday, September 23, 2017

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS

Tony Prescott, University of Sheffield How closely will we live with the technology we use in the future? How will it change us? And how close is “close”? Ghost in the Shell imagines a futuristic,...
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From UFOs? I've seen the videos on youtube. UFOs that morph into recognizable aircraft with wings and fins from odd blobs and strange stationary lights. Other worldly objects seem to devolve into yet weirder contraptions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FIUp8zv2Dg...
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Roboticists at UC Berkeley have designed a small robot that can leap into the air and then spring off a wall, or perform multiple vertical jumps in a row, resulting in the highest robotic...
Georgia Tech

What do you give a robot when it takes its first steps like a human? Its first pair of shoes. Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have created what they say is the most efficient-walking humanoid...

I’m the first to admit that I’m snarky, sarcastic and goofy. But I’m also honestly optimistic about the future. Much of that is because I’ve seen some great stories come out of what was...
Robotics

If we are serious about long-term human presence in space, such as manned bases on the moon or Mars, we must figure out how to streamline human-robot interactions. Right now, even the most basic of...

Universal Robots has made a big splash in the North American market. UR products allow businesses of all sorts and sizes to cut costs with user-friendly robotic technology courtesy Robotics Trends Staff Universal Robots now has...

Mark Robert Anderson, Edge Hill University When science fiction author Isaac Asimov devised his Three Laws of Robotics he was thinking about androids. He envisioned a world where these human-like robots would act like servants...

(courtesy Associated Press) May 6, 2013: Michael Gore, center, who is paralyzed from a spinal injury, walks with the use of the Indego wearable robot under the supervision of physical therapist Clare Hartigan during a...

If you follow technology news — or even if you don’t — you have probably heard that numerous companies have been trying to develop driverless cars for a decade or more. These fully automated vehicles...
Nadine

Say hello to Nadine, a "receptionist" at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore). She is friendly, and will greet you back. Next time you meet her, she will remember your name and your previous conversation...