Space Robot Technology Helps Self-Driving Cars and Drones On Earth

Space Robot Technology Helps Self-Driving Cars and Drones On Earth

By Sarah Derouin |Jun 17, 2017 @ 09:06 | Stanford engineer’s have developed a Space robots that are traveling through space, hauling debris and exploring distant asteroids, may hold the technological key to problems facing drones and autonomous cars here on Earth. The key to making fleets of self-driving cars and grocery delivery by drones […]

 3-D Printed Tensegrity Objects Capable Of Dramatic Shape Change

 3-D Printed Tensegrity Objects Capable Of Dramatic Shape Change

By Josh Brown | Jun 15, 2017 @ 18:25 | A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a way to use 3-D printers to create tensegrity objects capable of expanding dramatically that could someday be used in applications ranging from space missions to biomedical devices. The new objects use tensegrity, a […]

Face Recognition System “K-Eye”

Face Recognition System “K-Eye”

Jun 15, 2017 @ 17:59 | KAIST Engineers has developed a semiconductor chip, CNNP (CNN Processor), that runs Artificial intelligence algorithms with ultra-low power, and K-Eye, a face recognition system using CNNP. Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the key emerging technologies. Global IT companies are competitively launching the newest technologies and competition is heating up […]

An Energy-Efficient Cleaning Robot

An Energy-Efficient Cleaning Robot

Jun 15, 2017 @ 11:00 | State-of-the-art solar cells are efficient – but are even more so when they are kept clean. A cleaning robot developed by Norwegian researchers enables solar panels to deliver at full capacity. At a solar energy farm just outside Budapest in Hungary, a cleaning robot is industriously getting on with […]

Wireless Charging Of Moving Electric Vehicles Overcomes Major Hurdle

Wireless Charging Of Moving Electric Vehicles Overcomes Major Hurdle

By Mark Golden and Mark Shwartz | Jun 15, 2017 @ 10:47 | Stanford scientists have developed a way to wirelessly deliver electricity to moving objects, technology that could one day charge electric vehicles and personal devices like medical implants and cell phones. If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway, it would […]

This Shimon Robot Write and Play its Own Music by Using Deep Learning

This Shimon Robot Write and Play its Own Music by Using Deep Learning

By Jason Maderer | Jun 14, 2017 @ 14:46 | A marimba-playing Shimon robot with four arms and eight sticks is writing and playing its own compositions in a lab at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The pieces are generated using artificial intelligence and deep learning. Researchers fed the robot nearly 5,000 complete songs — from […]

Into the Woods: This Drone Goes Where No GPS Can

Into the Woods: This Drone Goes Where No GPS Can

By Jamie Beckett | Jun 14, 2017 @ 13:50 | Most drones would be lost without GPS. Not this one. A drone developed by NVIDIA researchers navigates even the most far-flung, unmapped places using only deep learning and computer vision powered by NVIDIA Jetson TX1 embedded AI supercomputers. Although initially designed to follow forest trails to […]

From Drinking Straws To Semi-Soft Robots

From Drinking Straws To Semi-Soft Robots

By Peter Reuell |  Jun 13, 2017 @ 19:03 | Harvard scientists have created a type of semi-soft Robot capable of walking, using simple materials such as drinking straws and inflatable tubing.  At the beginning of the decade, George Whitesides helped rewrite the rules of what a machine could be with the development of biologically inspired […]