Blog Posts - Robotics



Fear of the Artificial

As someone who dedicated four years—particularly long winter nights—to the cause of high school robotics, I found myself knowing quite a bit before I walked into the room. Now let me post a disclaimer here: I’m no techie. I’ve studied …...

Harvard’s Octobot is the first autonomous machine made of soft robotics materials

This Octobot from Harvard is the first that not only contains no hard parts but is also entirely autonomous.Robert Wood and Jennifer Lewis, both at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, describe the Octobot in a paper published to...
by BMT on Sep 2, 2016

US Defense Department Science board worries it will lose the AI war

A new Defense Department report says that the country needs to take "immediate action" to speed up its development of AI war technology. Academic and private research on AI and autonomous tech is well ahead of American forces, the study says. There's...
by blogmytuts on Aug 29, 2016

Dexmo exoskeleton glove lets you physically touch and feel in VR

This mechanical exoskeleton glove tracks 11 degrees of freedom of motion and offers variable force feedback for each finger. To put it simply, you'll be able to realistically squeeze a rubber duck in the VR world. Better yet, this seemingly clunky gl...
by blogmytuts on Aug 24, 2016

Mars Bars

It brings tears to my eyes. A little guy millions of miles from home. The only spark of acknowledged intelligence on the entire planet. It’s his birthday and he’s singing “Happy Birthday” to himself. It’s downright depressing. The guy, howe...

Circus of the Absurd

As long as I’m thinking about ethics, my thoughts turn to the fair. Every August our county 4-H Fair becomes an event in our lives. Since my family has been involved with 4-H for many years, we always try to … Continue reading →...

The Washington Post will use Robots to cover the Rio Olympics 2016

The Washington Post announced today that it will use artificial intelligence to report key information about the Olympics.The software will contribute The Post’s coverage of Rio 2016 by posting raw data and short updates, while a team of human repo...
by BMT on Aug 5, 2016

The Drill Down 434: Super Effective – Pokemon Go!

This week, Facebook Live’s growing pains as real-time news dominates livestreaming, the first use of lethal robots by a domestic police force, a robot stingray made from living cells, and Pokemon Go is here, and it’s super effective! ...and much...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 15, 2016

Sucking Robot Arm Wins Amazon Picking Challenge

Team Delft’s Machine – Won Latest Warehouse Bot Competition Team Delft’s machine, has won the latest warehouse bot competition of Amazon, a robotic arm which tends to combine a suction cup, a `two... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit m...
by Mono-live on Jul 11, 2016

ME6010 Robotics Question Bank

Anna University Chennai Department of B.E- Mechanical Engineering Final Year Seventh Semester ME6010 Robotics Question Bank - 2016 Edition (Regulation 2013) Download Link => https://goo.gl/WTWl6q...
by University Question Papers on Jul 10, 2016

Help Design the PowerEgg Drone and You could net Yourself a Cool $3,000

PowerVision’s PowerEgg – Compact Portable Drone PowerVision, UAV and drone specialist launched a latest design initiative – the PowerEgg Design Challenge to perceive who could design the best outer... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...
by Mono-live on Jul 7, 2016

Niantic Labs : A Google Startup

Niantic? Heard the name a lot lately? For the uninitiated it is the name of company which gave the World Pokemon Go. The company had its humble beginnings as an... Read more »...
by Taranfx on Jul 2, 2016

ED7071 Industrial Robotics and Expert Systems May | June 2015 Question Paper

Want to download ED7071 Industrial Robotics and Expert Systems May | June 2015 Question Paper? Get it here right now. This is Anna University Chennai previous years question paper for PG students. Students and staffs can download it from the link gi...
by University Question Papers on Jul 2, 2016

Real-life WALL-E: Anki’s Cozmo Robot

The small robot — shaped like a miniaturized bulldozer with a CRT monitor for a cockpit — sits in a charging dock, waiting to be awoken. Like Pixar’s adorably anthropomorphic WALL-E, Cozmo falls somewhere between a Mars rover and an animated wo...
by BMT on Jun 28, 2016

Epson’s New Epson Robot Force Sensor Helps Automating Difficult Tasks

Seiko Epson Corporation has announced the development of its S250 series of high-precision force sensors. The S250 series, which was rolled out worldwide from early June, will be available as an option for the... The post Epson’s Ne...
by The Fanboy SEO on Jun 22, 2016

Tattoo artist's JC Sheitan robotic steampunk tattoo inking arm-machine is better than a real hand

JC Sheitan  wanted to be a tattoo artist but lost his drawing arm what would he do? "Get a prosthetic arm that's better than flesh and bone".He teamed up with artist Gonzal on a steampunk-inspired limb that integrates an inking needle, a pressur...
by BMT on Jun 13, 2016

Israel Aerospace Industries is introducing the RoBattle, a new modular combat robot

Israel Aerospace Industries has built a combat robot vehicle that is made of modular bits that can be switched out.The machine called RoBattle can be used as an advance guard, as a decoy or for surveillance missions. Why? Because it uses a system tha...
by blogmytuts on Jun 12, 2016

World's first child-sized exoskeleton for kids and it's designed to grow up alongside them

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) introduces the world’s first infant exoskeleton which is designed to help children with spinal muscular atrophy, a degenerative illness which affects one in ten thousand babies in Spain. Weighing 12 kilo...
by BMT on Jun 11, 2016

The Hortum Machina B; Half garden and half machine

The Hortum Machina B is made of plants that send electrochemical stimulus to the autonomous robotic machine that houses them, so they can direct where to move .Harnessing the collective intelligence of plant behaviour, the reEarth project explores ne...
by blogmytuts on Jun 8, 2016

Living With Robots in Japan

Japan, the land of Mobile Suit Gundam, has long been a leader in the field of robotics. It is therefore hardly surprising that the Japanese are bringing robotics to bear on the biggest problem facing Japan: how to care for its skyrocketing numbers of...
by Japan Visitor on May 24, 2016


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