Robot

Meet The Most Nimble-Fingered Robot Ever Built

Meet The Most Nimble-Fingered Robot Ever Built

May 27, 2017 @ 15:47 | New research in University of California at Berkeley by Professor Ken Goldberg, Jeff Mahler, and the Laboratory for Automation Science and Engineering (AUTOLAB) created the Nimble- Fingered Robot, that shows real progress on the problem of robots grasping everyday objects called DexNet 2.0. Grabbing the awkwardly shaped items that people […]

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

May 26, 2017 @ 21:22 | TU Delft spin-off Atmos UAV presented Marlyn, a hybrid mapping drone that combines the flexibility of a helicopter with the speed and range of a fixed-wing aircraft. This device can rapidly map large areas of ground for  companies working in such fields as fields construction, mining, agriculture and forestry. […]

C-Turtle Robot Teaches Itself to Get Around

C-Turtle Robot Teaches Itself to Get Around

May 26, 2017 @ 15:03 | Arizona State University designed C-Turtle Robot  thats walks over sand and stones with a pair of orange flippers toward lumpy red buttes in the distance. This technology comes from collaboration between computer science, mechanical engineering and biology. It looks like the beginning of a Star Wars movie: a lone robot pushing itself […]

Shedding Light On How Humans Walk…With Robots

Shedding Light On How Humans Walk…With Robots

By Lindsay Brownell |  May 24, 2017 @ 20:19 Research on rehabilitation robots reveals that patients only modify their walking patterns if the robots interfere with gait stability, which could influence future clinical robotic design. Learning how to walk is difficult for toddlers to master; it’s even harder for adults who are recovering from a […]

Parasitic Robot System for Turtle’s Waypoint Navigation

Parasitic Robot System for Turtle’s Waypoint Navigation

May 23, 2017 @ 06:20 | A KAIST research team presented a hybrid animal-robot interaction called “the parasitic robot system,” that imitates the nature relationship between parasites and host. The research team led by Professor Phil-Seung Lee of the Department of Mechanical Engineering took an animal’s locomotive abilities to apply the theory of using a […]

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 […]