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NASA Looks to University Robotics Groups to Advance Humanoid Robot- R5

NASA Looks to University Robotics Groups to Advance Humanoid Robot- R5

NASA’s Johnson Space Center developed a humanoid robot – R5. The Main design goal of R5 are walking on uneven surface, ladder climbing and  the deep space exploration. For that, NASA is looking for help from the University Robotics Groups. Through a competitive selection process, NASA will award two R5 robots to university groups competing in […]

Weekly Robotics Video: Japan’s chef Robot, Construction Robot, NASA’s Robot Challenge

Weekly Robotics Video: Japan’s chef Robot, Construction Robot, NASA’s Robot Challenge

Pioneering Medical Robots in Germany In Germany, Japan’s advanced robotic technology contributes to medical treatment for patients with mobility problems. Robots developed by Professor Sankai of the University of Tsukuba have helped people walk on their own after being unable to even stand without help. The robots have received approval throughout Europe as the first […]

ROSCon 2015 Registration Open

ROSCon 2015 Registration Open

The registration for ROSCon 2015 is open now. Early registration discounts are available until September 1st. ROSCon 2015 is a chance for ROS developers of all levels, beginner to expert, to spend an extraordinary two days learning from and networking with the ROS community. Get tips and tricks from experts and meet and share ideas […]

Robonaut 2 Lauded as 2014 Government Invention of the Year

Robonaut 2 Lauded as 2014 Government Invention of the Year

Robonaut 2, NASA’s first humanoid robot in space, was selected as the NASA Government Invention of the Year for 2014. Many outstanding inventions were considered for this award, and Robonaut 2 was chosen after a challenging review by the NASA selection committee that evaluated the robot in the following areas: Aerospace Significance, Industry Significance, Humanitarian […]

New EPSRC Robotics Project of £1.7Million at the University of York

New EPSRC Robotics Project of £1.7Million at the University of York

A new Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant will look into new ways of developing robotic control systems. Researchers at the University of York have been awarded a £1.7million grant to investigate the next generation of software tools that will lead to a new way of developing robotic control systems, which are increasingly […]

Pepper : The World’s First Personal Robot That Reads Emotions – Ready for Sale

Pepper : The World’s First Personal Robot That Reads Emotions – Ready for Sale

June 18, 2015 – SoftBank Robotics Corp. and SoftBank Mobile Corp. (“SoftBank”) today announced that ‘Pepper’, the world’s first personal robot that can read emotions, will go on sale in Japan starting June 20, 2015. With 1,000 units available for purchase in the month of June, customers will be able to place orders for Pepper […]

Robotics Competition Generated Groundbreaking Research

Robotics Competition Generated Groundbreaking Research

Robotic control algorithms based on cutting-edge theory. The last week was the final round of competition in the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s contest to design control systems for a humanoid robot that could climb a ladder, remove debris, drive a utility vehicle, and perform several other tasks related to a hypothetical disaster. The team […]

UAE AI & Robotics Award for Good  opens Entries for AED  1 Million Contest

UAE AI & Robotics Award for Good opens Entries for AED 1 Million Contest

The Organizing Committee of the first edition of the US$1 million ‘UAE AI & Robotics Award for Good’ has announced that it will start receiving submissions for the award from June 15, 2015. The award, which is open to individuals, teams, universities and companies from around the world, also offers AED 1 million for the winner at the […]