A Glove Powered By Soft Robotics To Interact With Virtual Reality Environments

A Glove Powered By Soft Robotics To Interact With Virtual Reality Environments

Jun 1, 2017 @ 06:49 |   By Ioana Patringenaru| Engineers at UC San Diego are using soft rob otics technology to make light, flexible gloves that allow users to feel tactile feedback when they interact with virtual reality environments. The researchers used the gloves to realistically simulate the tactile feeling of playing a virtual piano […]

3D-Printed  Wheeled Robot

3D-Printed Wheeled Robot

Jun 1, 2017 @ 06:30 | BY BYRON SPICE |  A new interactive design tool developed by Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute enables both novices and experts to build customized legged or wheeled robots using 3D-printed components and off-the-shelf actuators. Using a familiar drag-and-drop interface, individuals can choose from a library of components and place them […]

Making Prosthetic Limbs Feel More Natural

Making Prosthetic Limbs Feel More Natural

May 31, 2017 @ 20:06 |By Anne Trafton | MIT News | MIT researchers has developed a new surgical technique that could allow prosthetic limbs to feel more natural and Muscle grafts could help amputees sense and control artificial limbs. A new surgical technique devised by MIT researchers could allow prosthetic limbs to feel much more like natural limbs. […]

BIKI: First Bionic Wireless Underwater Fish Drone

BIKI: First Bionic Wireless Underwater Fish Drone

May 29, 2017 @ 15:50 | BIKI is the most powerful, ecological and portable bionic wireless underwater Fish drone. BIKI is equipped with a camera that can Capture the most fantastic moments of your life. BIKI is the world’s first bionic underwater robofish. The BIKI is equipped with a camera that  can provide footage form […]

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno

May 29, 2017 @ 13:02 | NASA and its partners are in the midst of testing the next, more complex version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Drone Traffic Management (UTM) technologies with live, remotely-operated aircraft, or drones, at six different sites around the nation. The three-week campaign, known as Technology Capability Level 2 (TCL2) […]

Meet The Most Nimble-Fingered Robot Ever Built

Meet The Most Nimble-Fingered Robot Ever Built

May 27, 2017 @ 15:47 | New research in University of California at Berkeley by Professor Ken Goldberg, Jeff Mahler, and the Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering (AUTOLAB) created the Nimble- Fingered Robot, that shows real progress on the problem of robots grasping everyday objects called DexNet 2.0. Grabbing the awkwardly shaped items that people […]

Virginia Tech Receives Autonomous Vehicles Driving Simulator

Virginia Tech Receives Autonomous Vehicles Driving Simulator

May 27, 2017 @ 13:17 | Virginia Tech’s newest laboratory, the Autonomous Systems and Intelligent Machines (ASIM) lab, is home to a tiny town with Autonomous robotic vehicles and a full-sized smart car. The lab will provide data-driven, scientific insight into how people interact with automated vehicle systems — a crucial new element to the real-world […]