Sunday, April 23, 2017

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS

Motors smoking, robot reenacted Paul Revere’s ride to win competition. On Thursday evening, just before nightfall, a revolution was afoot at MIT. The battleground was set, the munitions were stocked, the targets were marked, and...
Robot

Control algorithm for teams of robots factors in moving obstacles. Planning algorithms for teams of robots fall into two categories: centralized algorithms, in which a single computer makes decisions for the whole team, and decentralized...
robots takin our jobs

If you put water on the stove and heat it up, it will at first just get hotter and hotter. You may then conclude that heating water results only in hotter water. But at...
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...
Human Robot

System could help prevent robots from overwhelming human teammates with information. Autonomous robots performing a joint task send each other continual updates: “I’ve passed through a door and am turning 90 degrees right.” “After advancing...
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...
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...

Summary: With the busiest travel season of the year upon us, airports around the globe find staffers over-taxed.  Enter Spencer, a robot helping passengers navigate Schiphol International airport. The robot in the "Spencer" project is...

PUNE, Maharashtra, November 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Medical Robots Market by Product (Robotic systems (Surgical Robots, Rehabilitation Robots, Hospital Robots, Assistive Robots, Telemedicine Robots), Instruments & Accessories) &...

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...
navigating blind territories

A robot with a navigation system that mirrors the neural scheme used by humans and animals to find their way around has been developed by Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) researchers in...

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...