7 New Papers that have high Potential Impact on the Robotics Field

7 New Papers that have high Potential Impact on the Robotics Field

International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), starting on 26th May 2015, selected seven outstanding papers for the best Conference paper award. These papers can change or will be able to change in near future the research and innovation in Robotics field. The finalists for the Best Conference Paper Award are the following: Control of […]

Össur Introduces First Mind-Controlled Bionic Legs

Össur Introduces First Mind-Controlled Bionic Legs

Biomedical Engineering Company, Össur has announced the successful development of a thought controlled bionic prosthetic leg. The announcement was made on 20th May 2015 by Jon Sigurdsson, President & CEO of Össur, the global innovator credited with creating the world’s first Bionic prostheses for amputees. Two amputees are the first people in the world able […]

Adept Technology Receives 1 Million Dollar Order for Lynx Mobile Robots

Adept Technology Receives 1 Million Dollar Order for Lynx Mobile Robots

May 21, 2015 — Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile solutions and services, has received an order totaling more than 1 million dollars (US Dollar) for its Lynx autonomous intelligent vehicles (AIVs) product. The customer is Techmetics Solutions, an automation solutions provider to the hospitality, food and beverage industry […]

Micro/sys Announces New ARM & FPGA Single-Board Computer for Vision Applications

Micro/sys Announces New ARM & FPGA Single-Board Computer for Vision Applications

Micro/sys continues to lead the way in bringing vision to embedded single board computers by offering users a fully integrated camera/video platform on a low-power Freescale i.MX515 board. The SBC1654 has dual MIPI camera ports (CSI-2) from the ARM Cortex-A8 that are fully integrated into the powerful Linux BSP which includes a popular suite of […]

World’s Best Robotics Conference, ICRA Launched Conference App for Android and iOS

World’s Best Robotics Conference, ICRA Launched Conference App for Android and iOS

ICRA is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s flagship conference and is a premier international forum for robotics researchers to present their work. The 2015 conference will be held May 26-30, 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, USA. The conference will include plenary and mini-plenary sessions, contributed paper sessions, workshops and […]

New ‘Deep Learning’ Technique Enables Robot Mastery of Skills via Trial and Error

New ‘Deep Learning’ Technique Enables Robot Mastery of Skills via Trial and Error

Image: This team of UC Berkeley researchers has developed algorithms that enable their PR2 robot, nicknamed BRETT for Berkeley Robot for the Elimination of Tedious Tasks, to learn new tasks through trial and error. Shown, left to right, are Chelsea Finn, Pieter Abbeel, BRETT, Trevor Darrell and Sergey Levine. (Photo courtesy of UC Berkeley Robot […]

Yaskawa Motoman Introduces New STEM Platform for Education and Workforce Development

Yaskawa Motoman Introduces New STEM Platform for Education and Workforce Development

Yaskawa Motoman introduced its newly designed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Robotics Platform for education, workforce development and industrial robotics certification programs. It is designed specifically for classrooms, robotics labs and robotics training centers. The new design features an aluminum extruded cart that is modular and lightweight. Its suite of fully integrated academic tools […]

Reduced Assembly Times with KMR IIWA and LBR IIWA Robots

Reduced Assembly Times with KMR IIWA and LBR IIWA Robots

Thales Alenia Space builds satellites and develops components for civilian and military space technology. Shorter assembly times and effective use of labor: these are the goals of the “Tomorrow’s Factory” project by Thales Alenia Space, which is scheduled to begin in the second half of the year. In cooperation with KUKA, the University of ENSAM […]