Introducing iCub: Open Source Humanoid Robotic Platform

Introducing iCub: Open Source Humanoid Robotic Platform

iCub Robot’s software and hardware both are open source to encourage development of various algorithms on the top of the platform. The project iCub which aims to build an open source humanoid robotic platform was started in 2004 at Italian Institute of Technology (IIT).This project has involvement of twenty laboratories worldwide. The goal of the project […]

ExoMars Rover in Search of Life on Mars

ExoMars Rover in Search of Life on Mars

One of the red-hot questions of present days – Life exists on Mars or not? Whether life ever existed on Mars? To address this important question, European Space Agency (ESA) plans to launch the ExoMars mission in search of life on Mars. The ExoMars spacecraft is almost complete. A joint mission between ESA and Roscosmos, it […]

New Robot Developed to Investigate Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

New Robot Developed to Investigate Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

30 June 2015 TOKYO – Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRID) have developed a small robot to investigate the interior of the primary containment vessel (PCV) of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2. Training of robot operators will begin in July, with the aim […]

Innorobo 2015: France is Ready to Host Robotics Mega Event

Innorobo 2015: France is Ready to Host Robotics Mega Event

Lyno, France is hosting Innorobo 2015 – an event in Europe 100% dedicated to robotics. Innorobo is an mega event that consist of robotic conference, workshops, exhibition and robot competition. Innorobo is the annual meeting place for the robotics community and other industries. Innorobo exhibits and demonstrates the latest innovations in robotics products, as well as tomorrow’s technologies, from […]

Bounce Imaging Released Throwable Ball-Sized Explorer

Bounce Imaging Released Throwable Ball-Sized Explorer

Bounce Imaging, Boston-based startup released Tactical throwable camera called the Explorer, equipped with cameras and sensors, that can be tossed into potentially hazardous areas to instantly transmit panoramic images of those areas back to a smartphone. It is Android and iOS compatible. It has Near-infrared LEDs (850nm) that illuminate the space for the cameras without […]

Innorobo 2015: Five Finalists for the Robotic Start-up

Innorobo 2015: Five Finalists for the Robotic Start-up

Innorobo announced 5 finalists for the robotic start-ups. 59 exciting venture projects from 21 countries around the world reviewed by a jury of experts to select the 5 winners, who will pitch to investors at a plenary conference and exhibit free of charge at Innorobo, the international robotics summit in Europe. Reach Robotics Empire Robotics OptoForce […]

SpaceX Unmanned Reusable Spacecraft Exploded after Lift-off

SpaceX Unmanned Reusable Spacecraft Exploded after Lift-off

SpaceX CRS-7, an unmanned reusable space exploration technology, launched from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 10:21 a.m. EDT exploded. After two minute of liftoff, an anomaly occurred and SpaceX spacecraft Falcon 9 exploded. SpaceX is evaluating the issue. “There was an over pressure event in the upper stage liquid […]

Mission to the Moon:  AUDI supports the German Team for Moon Rover at Google Lunar XPRIZE

Mission to the Moon: AUDI supports the German Team for Moon Rover at Google Lunar XPRIZE

Audi is taking off for the moon – together with the Part-Time Scientists. Nearly 45 years after NASA’s Apollo 17 completed the last manned mission to the moon, the cooperating partners have selected the old landing site of Apollo 17 as the new target. The group of German engineers in the Part-Time Scientists team is […]