Robot

Pepper : The World’s First Personal Robot That Reads Emotions – Ready for Sale

Pepper : The World’s First Personal Robot That Reads Emotions – Ready for Sale

June 18, 2015 – SoftBank Robotics Corp. and SoftBank Mobile Corp. (“SoftBank”) today announced that ‘Pepper’, the world’s first personal robot that can read emotions, will go on sale in Japan starting June 20, 2015. With 1,000 units available for purchase in the month of June, customers will be able to place orders for Pepper […]

MX3D is Making Steel Bridge using 3D Printing Robots

MX3D is Making Steel Bridge using 3D Printing Robots

MX3D, a highly innovative company developed a groundbreaking additive manufacturing method that can 3D print metals and resin in mid-air, without the need for support structures. With their robots that 3D “draw” in steel, MX3D will print a bridge over the water in the center of Amsterdam. The Dutch company researches and develops groundbreaking, cost-effective […]

Using Robots, Scientists Assemble Promising Antimicrobial Compounds

Using Robots, Scientists Assemble Promising Antimicrobial Compounds

[Photo: Jessica Su, a UC Berkeley student who worked at the Molecular Foundry with Ron Zuckermann, next to Overture, a robot that assembles dozens of custom peptoids at a time.] There’s an urgent demand for new antimicrobial compounds that are effective against constantly emerging drug-resistant bacteria. Two robotic chemical-synthesizing machines, named Symphony X and Overture, […]

Honda Releases ASIMO Papercraft Model

Honda Releases ASIMO Papercraft Model

ASIMO an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative MObility is one of the world’s most advanced humanoid robots developed by Honda. Building ASIMO was incredible challenge for Honda engineers. In addition to powerful computers and sophisticated software, ASIMO represents years of research in many scientific field. But now ASIMO devlopers are providing papercarf model, which […]

Shakey: the World’s First Mobile, Intelligent Robot

Shakey: the World’s First Mobile, Intelligent Robot

Shakey, the world’s first mobile, intelligent robot, was developed at Stanford Research Institute (now SRI International) between 1966 and 1972. Peter Hart, SRI, retired worked on this project from the day it started until the day it ended (By which time he was the project leader). Peter Hart described “how the project got launched, how […]