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Here’s who will build the Army’s heavy common robot


WASHINGTON — The Army has chosen FLIR’s Kobra robot to serve as its heavy version of the Common Robotic System that will be used for explosive ordnance disposal and other heavy-duty jobs.The production contract will run for a period of five years and could be worth up to $109 million.... Read More

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7 Key Robot Applications in Automotive Manufacturing


For more than 50 years, the automotive industry has been using robots in their assembly lines for a variety of manufacturing processes. Today, automakers are exploring the use of robotics in even more processes. Robots are more efficient, accurate, flexible, and dependable on these production line... Read More

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Watch MIT’s ‘mini cheetah’ robots frolic, fall, flip – and play soccer together


MIT’s Biomimetics Robotics department took a whole herd of its new ‘mini cheetah’ robots out for a group demonstration on campus recently – and the result is an adorable, impressive display of the current state of robotic technology in action.The school’s students are seen coordinating the actio... Read More

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World’s largest robotics contest challenged students to find solutions to ocean pollution


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Seeking to bolster its image as a forward-looking metropolis, Dubai hosted the largest-ever international robotics contest this week, challenging young people from 190 countries to find solutions to global ocean pollution.Event organizers say their selection of Duba... Read More

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If You Want a Robot to Learn Better, Be a Jerk to It


In what will go down as one of the greatest robotics experiments ever, a few years back researchers in Japan let a robot loose in a mall and watched how kids reacted. Far from the sense of wonder you might expect from children, the mood soured into a sense of concern for the next g... Read More

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Harvard's UrchinBot Is One of the Weirdest Looking Robots


On the spectrum of weird stuff that can be found in the ocean, sea urchins are probably somewhere in the middle. They’re an interesting combination of rigid and flexible, with shells covered in hard movable spines as well as soft tubular appendages that work like a combination of legs... Read More

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MIDAS ANNOUNCES WORKS TO BOOST ROBOTICS RESEARCH


Midas Construction has commenced work on the extension of an Oxfordshire research facility that will boost the development of robotics work in extreme industrial environments.The design and construction of the new three storey extension will bring added benefits to the UK Atomic Energy Authority... Read More

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An Army of Tiny Robots Could Assemble Huge Structures in Space


We live in a world where multiple technological revolutions are taking place at the same time. While the leaps that are taking place in the fields of computing, robotics, and biotechnology are gaining a great deal of attention, less attention is being given to a field that is just as promising.... Read More

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Trimbot robotic gardener mows the lawn and tends the roses


If your roses are getting a bit untidy, fear not, because an international team of researchers led by the University of Edinburgh has developed a prototype robot gardener to do the job. Called Trimbot, it can not only do a spot of mowing but also prune roses and trim bushes. Agricultural robo... Read More

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The Future of Humans in an Increasingly Robotic World


The professional landscape is transforming, and the only way to maintain competitive advantage is to maximize the unique skills of your workforce. In Humanity Works: Merging Technologies and People for the Workforce of the Future, consultant and futurist Alexandra Levit provides a guid... Read More

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A Cigarette-Smoking Robot for Better Lung Disease Research


For the good of humanity and medical research, Harvard scientists have invented a robot that smokes cigarettes. Well, calling it a robot may be a bit of a stretch—it’s more of a lab instrument. But the device does puff on up to 10 cigarettes at a time, taking in the smoke and channeling it... Read More

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Millennial Parents Show Growing Trust in AI, Robotics for Health Care


A new study published today by IEEE shows a growing confidence among Millennial parents in using artificial intelligence and emerging technologies, including robotics, for the health and wellness of their children. But the study also showed a reluctance in confidence among U.S. and U.K. parents,... Read More

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5 ways in which construction robotics is disrupting the industry


Until recently, construction was one of the least digitized and automated industries in the world. Many projects could be completed more efficiently with the help of the right construction robotics, mainly because the related tasks are incredibly repetitive. While manual labor will likely always... Read More

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Waypoint Robotics Expands to Larger Manufacturing Facility


Waypoint Robotics this week announced it has moved into a larger manufacturing facility to accommodate growing demand for its autonomous mobile robots. The company moved from its location in Merrimack, N.H., into a new space in Nashua that will feature expanded space for production, design, eng... Read More

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NASA Hiring Engineers to Develop “Next Generation Humanoid Robot”


It’s been nearly six years since NASA unveiled Valkyrie, a state-of-the-art full-size humanoid robot. After the DARPA Robotics Challenge, NASA has continued to work with Valkyrie at Johnson Space Centre, and has also provided Valkyrie robots to several different universi... Read More

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First Robotic Surgery in South East Asia


Our Doctors from the Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology were in the limelight for the first robotic surgery for Gynaecologic Cancer in Southeast Asia.Women who need surgery for gynaecological cancers can now opt for robotic-assisted surgery - an equally effective surgery that is less painful,... Read More

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Eureka Robotics’ new robotic arm is designed for optical lenses and mirrors


Last year, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore had a small viral sensation on its hands with the release of Ikea Bot. The robot did laps around its inept human counterparts by autonomously assembling an Ikea chair in less than nine minutes.That same team is behind NTU spin-off Eure... Read More

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5 INDUSTRIES MAJORLY IMPACTED BY ROBOTICS


Robots are dominating. You can see it already occurring at McDonald’s with its automated ordering kiosks, or your closest general store with its self-checkout machine. Soon, it will be typical to see driverless vehicles and individuals strolling their robot dogs outside. What’s more, this is ju... Read More

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Robotics technologies in Qatar


The foundation of Qatar's economy lies on its petroleum and natural gas reserves that account for more than 70% of its total government revenue, more than 60% of gross domestic product, and roughly 85% of export earnings. Globally, Qatar is the second-largest exporter of gas and has the world's... Read More

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NASA working on Transformers-like shape-shifting robots


Let me dig back into some deep childhood memories. There are regular Transformers robots that switch between humanoid and vehicle forms, and then there are Transformers with independent components that can mesh together into a single machine. NASA is developing a robot concep... Read More

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Boston Dynamics puts its robotic quadruped Spot up for sale


Since the days of BigDog, the quadrupedal robots of Boston Dynamics  have impressed and repelled us. But while the early, bulky robots never felt like something we’d see in real life, the company’s latest and greatest creation, Spot, is not only quite real, but now for sale — in fa... Read More

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Why Robot Developers Should Embrace the Robotics Edge


For almost a year, robotics developers and companies have used the AWS RoboMaker set of services offered by Amazon as way to develop, simulate and deploy robotics applications through cloud services. Roger Barga, general manager of the service, will be speaking at RoboBusiness 2019 on... Read More

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Roboethics: The Human Ethics Applied to Robots


In the 1940s, American writer Isaac Asimov developed the Three Laws of Robotics arguings that intelligent robots should be programmed in a way that when facing conflict they should remit and obey the following three laws: ·         A robot may n... Read More

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World record sales for robots as sector reaches $16.5 billion in investment


Do you work with a robot? Jokes about the boss aside, if you're in a growing list of sectors, including light manufacturing, components, oil and gas, and various kinds of applied sciences, it's increasingly likely the answer will soon be yes, if it isn't alreadyThe robots that service these indus... Read More

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Rise Of Social Robots Market 2019-2025 | Blue Frog Robotics & Buddy, Reach Robotics, Haapie SAS, Knightscope, Inc


The Social robot market is expected to grow worth of USD +700 Million and at a CAGR of +14% over the forecast period 2019-2025.The global Social Robots market is the most recent invention has newly added by Research N Reports which offers guidelines to drive the businesses. This research study h... Read More

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Universal Robots Introduces Its Strongest Robotic Arm Yet


Universal Robots, already the dominant force in collaborative robots, is flexing its muscles in an effort to further expand its reach in the cobots market. The Danish company is introducing today the UR16e, its strongest robotic arm yet, with a payload capability of 16 kilograms (35.3... Read More

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A Communication-Aware Mutual Information Measure for Distributed Autonomous Robotic Information Gathering


This letter investigates the computation of information measures for distributed communication-aware information gathering by robotic sensor networks. The mutual information between an unknown target state and measurements received over a lossy network is derived in order to combine sensing and... Read More

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Plant Phenotyping by Deep-Learning-Based Planner for Multi-Robots


Manual plant phenotyping is slow, error prone, and labor intensive. In this letter, we present an automated robotic system for fast, precise, and noninvasive measurements using a new deep-learning-based next-best view planning pipeline. Specifically, we first use a deep neural network to estima... Read More

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Starship Technologies food delivery robots take on their biggest college campus yet


The robotic food couriers of Starship Technologies have taken on quite a few jobs since the startup first broke cover in 2015, delivering pizzas for Domino’s and taking part in pilots across Europe. As part of the company’s delivery service for college and corporate campuses, the roaming six-whe... Read More

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Using Robotics to Farm


Recent advancements in automated farming technology has dramatically transformed the modern agricultural industry to meet the growing and continuously changing demands of consumers around the world. To ensure that an adequate supply of high-quality crops is produced promptly, agriculture robots... Read More

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Robotic sales, growth continues in 2019


From January to June 2019, the North American robotics market is up 7.2%, with companies ordering 16,488 robots, valued at $869 million. These numbers were reported by the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), part of the Association for Advancing Automation.The largest driver of the ye... Read More

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New Research Study on Inspection Robots in Oil and Gas Market Growth of 2019-2025:


The Global Inspection Robots in Oil and Gas Market report encloses vital statistical data of sales and revenue based on leading segment such as type, regions, applications, technology, and elite players in the global Inspection Robots in the Oil and Gas industry. The report aims a... Read More

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Why robots need to understand motive like humans do


Robots need to know the reason why they are doing a job if they are to effectively and safely work alongside people in the near future. In simple terms, this means machines need to understand motive the way humans do, and not just perform tasks blindly, without context.According to a new article... Read More

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