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A Cost-Effective Robotic Technology to Study Missouri Crops

A Cost-Effective Robotic Technology to Study Missouri Crops

Apr 5, 2017 @ 08:25 | by Ryan Owens |  CAFNR researchers team up with College of Engineering to create robotic technology as a cost-effective method to study Missouri crops A two-pronged robotic system pioneered by University of Missouri researchers is changing the way scientists study crops and plant phenotyping. Felix Fritschi, associate professor in the Division […]

Meet MoRo – Your Future Robot Assistant

Meet MoRo – Your Future Robot Assistant

Jan 5, 2017 @ 19:54 |  MoRo is a human-sized assistant robot, designed for academic research, education and domestic assistance MoRo is a human-sized assistant robot developed by Ewaybot technology. It is designed for academic research and education, business activities as well as domestic assistance. MoRo is a 120cm height and 35 Kg in weight […]

Dyke Inspection Robot Will Be Energy Autonomous

Dyke Inspection Robot Will Be Energy Autonomous

Nov 10, 2016 @ 18:36 |  Future robots that continuously inspect our dikes won’t come across an electrical charging station every few hours. Using a smart gear box for the robot, a researcher has managed to drastically reduce the energy consumption. The energy-autonomous robot comes closer. Inspecting the condition of dykes and other sea defence […]

Robotic Cleaning Technique Could Automate Neuroscience Research

Robotic Cleaning Technique Could Automate Neuroscience Research

Nov 2, 2016 @ 22:26 | By John Toon (404-894-6986) (jtoon@gatech.edu) |  For scientists listening in on the faint whispers of brain neurons, a first-ever robotic technique for cleaning the tiny devices that record the signals could facilitate a new level of automation in neuroscience research. That could accelerate the gathering of information used to […]

Clearpath Robotics Launches Warthog UGV for Outdoor Application

Clearpath Robotics Launches Warthog UGV for Outdoor Application

Oct 23, 2016 @ 17:33 | Warthog enables researchers to reliably test, validate, and advance their robotics research faster than ever before in real world conditions, whether on land or in water. Clearpath Robotics, a leading provider of mobile robotic platforms for research and development, announced the release of Warthog – a large, amphibious, all-terrain […]

Thorvald – New Mobile Robot to Support Agri-tech Experiments

Thorvald – New Mobile Robot to Support Agri-tech Experiments

Oct 23, 2016 @ 13:17 |  The Thorvald robotic platform has been built to perform a wide variety of agricultural tasks, including deployment as a multi-purpose light weight robotic carrying platform, as a sensor platform to monitor crops and soils and, potentially, as a platform to manage crops and for precision weed control. Scientists at […]

SMORES – A Reconfigurable Modular Robot

SMORES – A Reconfigurable Modular Robot

Sep 19, 2016 @ 19:19 |  The SMORES modules can connect to one another using four electro-permanent (EP) magnets on each face to Accomplishing Tasks. SMORES (Self-assembling Modular Robot for Extreme Shape-shifting) is a modular robot developed at the GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania. Each module has four degrees of freedom (pan, tilt, and left/right wheels). […]