Robotics

ABB – First Global Industrial Robotics Company to Manufacture Robots in the United States

ABB – First Global Industrial Robotics Company to Manufacture Robots in the United States

Zurich, Switzerland, May 20, 2015: ABB, the global leader in power and automation technologies, announced today it will start production of robots in the United States, making it the first global industrial robotics company to fully commit to and invest in a North American robotics manufacturing footprint. The company made the announcement at the opening […]

Robotics Fast Track kickoff

Robotics Fast Track kickoff

Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) and BIT Systems (BITS) are seeking innovative and revolutionary robotics projects for the Robotics Fast Track (RFT) effort, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) . DARPA seeks to revolutionize robotics technologies by promoting non-traditional technical approaches The RFT effort has two goals: Enable rapid, cost-effective development of […]

Tiny Swarm Robots That can Move a Car

Tiny Swarm Robots That can Move a Car

The Autonomous Vehicle Emergency Recovery Tool (AVERT) started as a research project in 2012 to provide a unique capability to Police and Armed Services to rapidly deploy, extract and remove both blocking and suspect vehicles from vulnerable positions such as enclosed infrastructure spaces, tunnels, low bridges as well as under-building and underground car parks. Vehicles […]