Sunday, November 19, 2017

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS
robotic arm

The final approach to an asteroid has been practised for ESA's proposed Asteroid Impact Mission using a real spacecraft camera mounted on a robot arm. The 2020 AIM mission would find its way across deep...

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) - Researchers have made a robot that learns like a young child. At least, that's the idea. The machine starts with nothing -- it has to learn...

Robots from Republic of Korea and United States take home $3.5 million in prizes To see full article: DARPA Robotics Challenge 2015. To view 2015 Teams Thank you, TiA.  
Asimov

As robots become integrated into society more widely, we need to be sure they’ll behave well among us. In 1942, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov attempted to lay out a philosophical and moral framework...

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Most robots on a factory floor are fairly ham-handed: Equipped with large pincers or claws, they are designed to perform simple maneuvers, such as grabbing an object, and placing it somewhere...
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Teams from eight countries competed in the first round of the challenge to develop a disaster-response robot. Except in this game, turning on a garden hose is an enormously difficult task, requiring huge teams of...

courtesy ScienceDaily, June 24, 2013 — Robotic animals can help to improve the quality of life for people with dementia, according to new research. A study has found that interacting with a therapeutic robot companion made...

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...

Leon Sterling, Swinburne University of Technology | Technology is critical for innovation, yet schools struggle to get students interested in this area. Could teaching robotics change this? The Queensland government has just announced plans to make teaching...

Two Tokyo-based firms said Friday they have begun developing a transformable robot that can be operated from inside, both as a humanoid robot and a vehicle Asratec and Brave Robotics are developing a robot called...

What if software could steer a car back on track if the driver swerves on ice? Or guide a prosthesis to help a shaky stroke patient smoothly lift a cup? Bioengineers at the University of...

by Otto Dieffenbach, courtesy pfsk Most kids at some point try to make their action figure toys fly through the air during playtime, perhaps hoping that one time they would fly all their own. Designer Otto...