Innovation

DARPA’s Aerial Dragnet Program Keeps Eye on Low Flying Drones in Cities

DARPA’s Aerial Dragnet Program Keeps Eye on Low Flying Drones in Cities

Sep 17, 2016 @ 10:06 | Innovative tracking technology sought to protect against airborne threats in urban terrain Airspace for the flying public today is perpetually congested yet remarkably safe, thanks in no small part to a well-established air traffic control system that tracks, guides and continuously monitors thousands of flights a day. When it […]

Track Robot Ourobot: Reinvention of Wheel

Track Robot Ourobot: Reinvention of Wheel

Aug 5, 2016 @ 18:57 | OUROBOT – A self Propelled Continuous Track Robot for Rugged Terrain Computer Engineering Students of Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences have reinvented the wheel. They developed a new kind of robotic wheel – Ourobot. Ourobot moves and overcomes obstacle like tank. It looks like a closed bicycle chain with […]

Riley: New Smart Home Monitoring Robot Priced at $229.00

Riley: New Smart Home Monitoring Robot Priced at $229.00

Aug 2, 2016 @ 21:28 |  iPATROL company released it’s 2nd generation home monitoring Robot – “Riley” with HD camera that watches home or pets and alerts owners when motion is detected. iPATROL Inc. announces the U.S. launch of Riley, a roving night-vision-enabled, high-definition camera robot that alerts homeowners when motion is detected. The July […]

Report: Global R&D Spending in the Robotics Industry 2016-2020

Report: Global R&D Spending in the Robotics Industry 2016-2020

Aug 2, 2016 @ 20:41 |  Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global R&D spending in the robotics industry to grow at a CAGR of around 17% during the forecast period. This market study presents a detailed segmentation of the global R&D spending in the robotics industry market by vendor type (OEMs and venture capitalist), […]

This Robotic SPIDER Repairs Pin Holes in Hybrid Airship

This Robotic SPIDER Repairs Pin Holes in Hybrid Airship

Aug 1, 2016 @ 19:59 |  See how Lockheed Martin Skunk Works’ patented SPIDER (Self-Propelled Instrument for Damage Evaluation and Repair) solves one of the greatest challenges faced by the airship industry. Hybrid Airships introduce the next revolution in affordable transportation directly to the “point of need,” enabling tactical airlift, strategic airlift, humanitarian assistance, disaster […]

First Single Actuator Wave-like Robot in the World Developed at BGU

First Single Actuator Wave-like Robot in the World Developed at BGU

Aug 1, 2016 @ 17:03 |  The first SAW (Single Actuator Wave-like Robot) that produces a pure wave motion using a single motor has been developed at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. The SAW robot is designed for medical applications, maintenance, search and rescue and security scenarios. The unique robot was developed by Dr. David […]

Robotic Cameras are Ready to Cover Olympic

Robotic Cameras are Ready to Cover Olympic

Jul 30, 2016 @ 18:30 |  Getty Images is ready to cover Olympics 2016 with its robotic camera network. Getty Images is mounting overhead and underwater robotic cameras that will capture coverage daily at ten athletics, gymnastics and aquatics venues. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communication, announces it will capture the upcoming Rio […]

R1 – Your New Personal Humanoid Robot

R1 – Your New Personal Humanoid Robot

Jul 25, 2016 @ 17:26 |  Creator of iCub humanoid, the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) has developed a new humanoid robot, R1 for use in home and office environments. R1 “Your Personal Humanoid” has Italian design, 50% plastic, high-1.25m, weight 50kg, will cost initially as a small car, and in the future, as a […]