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Indian Team, Autobots Wins the ICRA HRATC Challenge 2016

Indian Team, Autobots Wins the ICRA HRATC Challenge 2016

May 19, 2016 @ 18:53 |  Team Autobots, a Joint effort of two Indian Robotics companies, Sastra Robotics and Qbotics Labs won the third Humanitarian Robotics and Automation Technology Challenge in ICRA 2016. According to the UN Mine Action Service, landmines kill 15,000–20,000 people every year (mostly children) and maim countless more across 78 countries. […]

London Science Museum wants to Rebuild the UK’s First Robot – Eric

London Science Museum wants to Rebuild the UK’s First Robot – Eric

May 11, 2016 @ 20:13 |  UK’s first robot, Eric was one of the world’s first robots and has a unique place in history. This Robot was invented at Gomshall, near Dorking, by Captain William H. Richards, a veteran of the First World War, and a noted journalist and A. H. Reffell, a motor engineer.  What caused […]

ATRIAS: “Spring-Mass” Technology Heralds the Future of Walking Robots

ATRIAS: “Spring-Mass” Technology Heralds the Future of Walking Robots

28 October 2015 |  A study by engineers at Oregon State University suggests that they have achieved the most realistic robotic implementation of human walking dynamics that has ever been done, which may ultimately allow human-like versatility and performance. The system is based on a concept called “spring-mass” walking that was theorized less than a […]

Robogamis : A 4 gram Folding, Reconfigurable Robot that Crawls and Jumps

Robogamis : A 4 gram Folding, Reconfigurable Robot that Crawls and Jumps

01 October 2015 | Researchers at EPFL have come up with a folding, reconfigurable robot that is capable of crawling and jumping. Modelled on the inchworm, it represents a new paradigm in robotics. The word robot generally conjures up images of a rigid structure and electronic motors. In Jamie Paik’s Reconfigurable Robotics Laboratory, however, the […]

Project ROAR: Robot  for Autonomous Refuse handling in a Neighbourhood

Project ROAR: Robot for Autonomous Refuse handling in a Neighbourhood

The Volvo Group is currently working on a joint venture together with Chalmers University of Technology and Mälardalen University in Sweden, Penn State University in the United States, and the waste recycling company Renova, to develop a robot that interacts with the refuse truck and its driver to accomplish the work. The project is called […]

Neurotechnology Releases SentiBotics Development Kit 2.0

Neurotechnology Releases SentiBotics Development Kit 2.0

  Neurotechnology, a provider of robotics and high-precision object recognition and biometric identification technologies, today announced the release of the SentiBotics Development Kit 2.0.SentiBotics is designed to help robotics developers and researchers reduce the time and effort required to develop mobile robots by providing the basic robot infrastructure, hardware, component-tuning and robotic software functionality. The […]