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Tele-operation of Robot by Hybrid Hydrostatic Transmission

Tele-operation of Robot by Hybrid Hydrostatic Transmission

May 13, 2016 @ 21:03 | Disney robotic researchers made a robot with dual arm for remote object manipulation and use as a test bed to study physical human-robot interaction. The Robot can be teleoperated from a remote area (in this case behind the wall) using camera feedback mounted on head of the robot. Stereo […]

Weekly Robotics Video: DARPA GXV-T program, Snake Robots and KUKA’s new KR 3 Robot

Weekly Robotics Video: DARPA GXV-T program, Snake Robots and KUKA’s new KR 3 Robot

May 8, 2016 @ 13:47 |  DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) | DARPA DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) program seeks to develop groundbreaking technologies that would make future armored fighting vehicles significantly more mobile, effective, safe and affordable. The program recently awarded Phase 1 contracts to eight organizations. (Published on Apr 26, 2016) Ocean Snake Robot […]

CMU and Sikorsky Demonstrated UGV/UAV Collaborative Capabilities

CMU and Sikorsky Demonstrated UGV/UAV Collaborative Capabilities

21 January 2016 | Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company, using a UH-60MU Black Hawk helicopter enabled with Sikorsky’s MATRIX Technology and CMU’s Land Tamer autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV), recently participated in a joint autonomy demonstration that proved the capability of new, ground-air cooperative missions. Such missions could prevent warfighters’ […]

BrainHub: CMU Engineers Receive NSF Grant to Study Neuron Variability and Motor Learning

BrainHub: CMU Engineers Receive NSF Grant to Study Neuron Variability and Motor Learning

13 August 2015, CMU – When we move, we rarely move in the exact same way twice. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Carnegie Mellon University Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Steven Chase and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Byron Yu, and their long-time collaborator, University of Pittsburgh Associate […]

Robotics Hub: CMU and GE Ventures is Launching New Robotics Business Accelerator

Robotics Hub: CMU and GE Ventures is Launching New Robotics Business Accelerator

13 August 2015, Pittsburgh – Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and GE funded Ventures, Coal Hill could brand Pittsburgh as Roboburgh – the home of the globe’s growing robotics industry. This new robotics accelerator program, Robotics Hub got fund of $20 million by CMU and GE. CMU’s National Robotics Engineering Center and GE Ventures have teamed […]

Now Kinect 3D Camera can also be used in Bright Sunlight for outdoor Applications

Now Kinect 3D Camera can also be used in Bright Sunlight for outdoor Applications

11 August 2015, CMU – In Robotics, Depth-sensing cameras like Microsoft’s Kinect have widely used 3-D sensors. But these cameras do not work in bright light, especially in sunlight. To address this problem researchers’ form CMU and the University of Toronto invented a new imaging technology. The key is to gather only the bits of […]

Carnegie Mellon Spinoff Ottomatika acquired by Delphi

Carnegie Mellon Spinoff Ottomatika acquired by Delphi

Company Builds on University Strengths in Pioneering Autonomous Vehicle Research 5 August 2015 – Ottomatika Inc., a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company that provides software and systems development for self-driving vehicles, has been acquired by the global vehicle technology company Delphi Automotive PLC. Led by Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Raj Rajkumar, Ottomatika spun off […]