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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 […]

A New Gecko Inspired Soft Robotic Gripping System

A New Gecko Inspired Soft Robotic Gripping System

May 18, 2017 @ 09:19 | Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems have developed a soft  robotic gripping system that uses differential air pressure and a gecko-inspired adhesive for exceptional bonding to three-dimensional objects. The findings were published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week. A soft […]

Robots Learning To Pick Things Up As Babies Do

Robots Learning To Pick Things Up As Babies Do

Jan 27, 2017 @ 04:52 The Carnegie Mellon University provides a Robot that learns To Pick Things Up As Babies Do,by pushing and poking objects, putting them in their mouths and throwing them. Carnegie Mellon University scientists are taking a similar approach to teach robots how to recognize and grasp objects around them. Manipulation remains a […]

SIMBot: New Advance Omnidirectional BallBot

SIMBot: New Advance Omnidirectional BallBot

Oct 7, 2016 @ 11:40 |  Spherical Induction Motor (SIM) Eliminates Robot’s Mechanical Drive System In 2005 Prof. Ralph Hollis invented the first BallBot, an elegantly simple robot whose tall, thin body glides atop a sphere slightly smaller than a bowling ball. It was patented in 2010. The latest version of that BallBot is SIMbot. Researchers […]

Weekly Video: Coyote III Trials, KUKA Connect, CMU Robotics Talks

Weekly Video: Coyote III Trials, KUKA Connect, CMU Robotics Talks

Sep 18, 2016 @ 17:41 |  Coyote III Trials Coyote III is a micro rover with high mobility performance in unstructured terrains. Equipped with its own power source, on-board sensor suite and computer it is able to perform autonomous exploration tasks. Coyote III is developed within the scope of the project TransTerrA which aims to […]

Shape-Based Compliant Control of the Robot

Shape-Based Compliant Control of the Robot

Jun 7, 2016 @ 20:59 | CMU | USA |  Our real world is full of unstructured and complex environments and natural creatures move through these environments very smoothly with adaptability and robustness. Scientists are trying to understand deeply that how natural creatures are controlling their motions on such complex terrains and want to make […]

IEEE ICRA 2016 Awards, Best Conference Paper from CMU

IEEE ICRA 2016 Awards, Best Conference Paper from CMU

May 25, 2016 @ 18:04 |  IEEE ICRA recognizes the outstanding papers presented at the Conference on the basis of technical merit, originality, potential impact on the field, clarity of the written paper, and quality of the oral or other presentation. ICRA 2016 awards are given as follows: ICRA Award 2016 Best Conference Paper Award […]

Robots Get Creative to Cut Through Clutter

Robots Get Creative to Cut Through Clutter

May 18, 2016 @ 20:47 |  Clutter is a special challenge for robots, but new Carnegie Mellon University software is helping robots cope, whether they’re beating a path across the Moon or grabbing a milk jug from the back of the refrigerator. The software not only helped a robot deal efficiently with clutter, it surprisingly […]