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 […]

SoftBank Leads $20 Million Investment in Fetch Robotics

SoftBank Leads $20 Million Investment in Fetch Robotics

June 17, 2015 – Fetch Robotics, Pioneer in Robotics for Logistics and Material Handling in High Demand From Warehouse and Fulfillment Centers announced today that it has raised $20 million in Series funding.  The round was led by SB Group US, Inc. (“SoftBank”) and also included additional funding from seed investors O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Shasta […]

Build, Customize, and Program Own Drone with DJI’s Latest Tool-Matrice 100

Build, Customize, and Program Own Drone with DJI’s Latest Tool-Matrice 100

DJI has announced the Matrice 100 flight platform and Guidance vision detection system. These new tools enable developers, researchers and flight enthusiasts to experiment new ideas, solutions and algorithms rapidly. Matrice 100 The DJI Matrice 100 is a fully customizable and programmable flight platform that lets you to turn your ideas and dreams into reality. […]

Micro-Robotic Tentacles can pick up Ant without Crushing it

Micro-Robotic Tentacles can pick up Ant without Crushing it

There has been an increasing interest in the use of soft and deformable structures in the robotic systems. Soft and deformable structures are crucial in the systems that deal with uncertain and dynamic task-environments, e.g. grasping and manipulation of unknown objects, locomotion in rough terrains, and physical contacts with living cells and human bodies.  In […]

Virginia University wins NASA’s Mars Sample Return Robot Challenge

Virginia University wins NASA’s Mars Sample Return Robot Challenge

Mars Sample Return is a proposed mission to return samples from the surface of Mars to Earth. The mission would use robotic systems and a Mars ascent rocket to collect and send samples of Martian rocks, soils and atmosphere to Earth for detailed chemical and physical analysis. NASA has awarded $100,000 in prize money to […]

Robotics Competition Generated Groundbreaking Research

Robotics Competition Generated Groundbreaking Research

Robotic control algorithms based on cutting-edge theory. The last week was the final round of competition in the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s contest to design control systems for a humanoid robot that could climb a ladder, remove debris, drive a utility vehicle, and perform several other tasks related to a hypothetical disaster. The team […]

New Origami Robot: Climbs, Swims, and Carries Loads Twice its Weight

New Origami Robot: Climbs, Swims, and Carries Loads Twice its Weight

At the recent International Conference on Robotics and Automation, MIT researchers presented a printable origami robot that folds itself up from a flat sheet of plastic when heated and measures about a centimeter from front to back. Weighing only a third of a gram, the robot can swim, climb an incline, traverse rough terrain, and […]

Weekly Robotics Video: Bee Rotor, Sword Fighting Robot, DRC Falling Robots, HUBO Winning Moment, CHIMP Recovery and many more

Weekly Robotics Video: Bee Rotor, Sword Fighting Robot, DRC Falling Robots, HUBO Winning Moment, CHIMP Recovery and many more

YasKawa MotoMan MH-24 sword fighting robot: Yaskawa Electric Corporation, a multinational company from Japan working on Yaskawa Bushido Project. For “Yaskawa Bushido Project”, the company joined with Isao Machii, a master of the Iaijutsu sword fighting technique. “YasKawa Bushido Project” is the project representing Machii’s sword play exactly the same by using “Motoman-MH 24″, he retains […]