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RoboCup 2015 China Final Results

RoboCup 2015 China Final Results

The RoboCup 2015 held in Hefei, China from 17th July to 23rd July 2015. The event hosted several robotic competitions and the final results are announced.  The THORwIn team from US secured first place in Adult size competition along with Baset Adult-Size (Iran) and HuroEvolution AD (Taiwan) as second and third respectively. In teen size category, Team Parand from Iran […]

Stanford Students Design, ‘Teach’ Robots to play Pingpong and Japanese Kendama

Stanford Students Design, ‘Teach’ Robots to play Pingpong and Japanese Kendama

Out of whole Graduate syllabus, ‘Experimental Robotics’ is an almost 3 month spring course led by Professor Oussama Khatib, Computer Science Department Director, Robotics Lab. The goal of this class is to introduce the intricate art of programming articulated robots and it covers control theory and projects assignments. Most projects involve some aspect of robot […]

University of Michigan unveils MCity to Test connected Self Driving Autonomous Vehicles

University of Michigan unveils MCity to Test connected Self Driving Autonomous Vehicles

University of Michigan unveils MCity, the world’s first full scale simulated urban environment  for testing of connected autonomous self-driving vehicles In general, most of the vehicle accidents happen due to distraction by our cellphone or by traffic signals or by our carelessness. But what if your car had the ability to communicate with the other […]

’Plankzooka’ Larval Robotic Sampler May Revolutionize Deep-Ocean Research

’Plankzooka’ Larval Robotic Sampler May Revolutionize Deep-Ocean Research

19 July 2015 – Scientists have successfully conducted the first high-volume collection of plankton, including animal larvae, from the deep ocean using a new sampling device mounted on a robotic submarine. Scientists and engineers from Duke University, the University of Oregon and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) deployed the new robotic sampler — nicknamed PlankZooka […]

Henn–na Hotel Japan,  World’s First Hotel Run by Robots

Henn–na Hotel Japan, World’s First Hotel Run by Robots

Incorporating advanced technology, Henn–na Hotel is the first robotic hotel of its kind in the world. From check in to check out, this hotel is totally run by robots. Hotel’s advanced technologies, introduced with the aim of maximizing efficiency, also add to the fun and comfort of your stay. At entrance wing, there are several […]

Weekly Robotics Video: Bacteria Controlled Robot, Snake Robot Arm & Self awareness of Neo Robot Demos, Robotic Hotel, Interation with Innorobo 2015 Exhibitors, BattleBot 2015, Robotics Talks and Documentaries

Weekly Robotics Video: Bacteria Controlled Robot, Snake Robot Arm & Self awareness of Neo Robot Demos, Robotic Hotel, Interation with Innorobo 2015 Exhibitors, BattleBot 2015, Robotics Talks and Documentaries

This weekly Robot video series contains new robotics research demonstrations, robotics talks, Robot battle, interviews of exhibitors in Innorobo 2015, documentary on robotics technology, new robots and their applications. The list is given below Robotic Research Virginia Tech scientist develops model for robots with bacterial brains Self-Consciousness Test with Neo Robots Mobile snake-arm robot Robot […]

Robot 3D: National Geographic presents Robot Show

Robot 3D: National Geographic presents Robot Show

National Geographic is starting a 40 minute robot show, ROBOT 3D from July 17 to Oct 19 2015. The ROBOT 3D is now playing in theaters in museums, science centers, and cultural institutions worldwide. The main focus of this show is Humanoid robots. National Geographic also provides the educational materials related to ROBOT 3D. Extend the […]

HitchBOT – A Robot, Exploring the World

HitchBOT – A Robot, Exploring the World

July 16, 2015 – Canada’s first hitchhiking robot, hitchBOT, begins its next hitchhiking adventure on July 17, traveling across the United States of America one ride at a time from Boston, MA to San Francisco, CA. In addition to newly shined wellies, the quirky robot will be packing a hitchhiking bucket list, which it hopes […]