The Robot Times
26.2K views | +2 today
Follow
The Robot Times
glimpses into the culture of robotics
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by The Robot Launch Pad
Scoop.it!

Bossa Nova Robotics unveils mObi personal ballbot | ZeitNews

Bossa Nova Robotics unveils mObi personal ballbot | ZeitNews | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Bossa Nova Robotics, a spin-off of Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute, has announced a new research platform called mObi.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The Robot Launch Pad
Scoop.it!

Clearpath Robotics Offers $100,000 to Robotics Research | Willow Garage

Clearpath Robotics Offers $100,000 to Robotics Research | Willow Garage | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

The PartnerBot Grant Program is a one-year commitment during which a prestigious research team will use the Clearpath Robotics Husky A200 to pursue its research goal, publish for public review, and add code to the rapidly growing open source ROS (Robot Operating System) community.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The Robot Launch Pad
Scoop.it!

Research and Academics: Mosquitoes Could Change Robotics | Robotics Trends

Research and Academics: Mosquitoes Could Change Robotics | Robotics Trends | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Researchers have studied how mosquitoes survive the impact of raindrops more than 50 times their body mass.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The Robot Launch Pad
Scoop.it!

Robot helicopters swoop in to help from the air | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 12.05.2012

Robot helicopters swoop in to help from the air | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 12.05.2012 | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Unmanned mini-helicopters are increasingly being deployed in science, industry, during catastrophes and even for filming. They can help the police as a surveillance tool or save fawns from combine harvesters.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The Robot Launch Pad
Scoop.it!

Robotic Sharks

Dive in with NSF funded researcher John Long and his robotic sharks. A professor at Vassar College, Dr. Long and his team study real live sharks and their ve...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The Robot Launch Pad
Scoop.it!

NCCR Robotics

NCCR Robotics | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

"NCCR Robotics brings together Swiss robotic research and aims to generate long-term benefits to society as a whole."

 

Very cool site from Switzerland showing top quality robotics research - now partnering with RoboHub.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by The Robot Launch Pad from Robots and Robotics
Scoop.it!

Robotics group unveils next-gen wheelchair called the Rodem

Robotics group unveils next-gen wheelchair called the Rodem | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

[Old news...] A group of Japanese researchers from the Veda International Robot Research and Development Centre have unveiled a vehicle they hope will become the next generation wheelchair for the country's rapidly aging population. 


Via Kalani Kirk Hausman
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The Robot Launch Pad
Scoop.it!

UK opens Europe’s largest robotics laboratory | News about radioelectronics

UK opens Europe’s largest robotics laboratory | News about radioelectronics | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
RT @DigitalAgendaEU: The largest #robotics lab in #Europe has been opened in #Bristol #UK.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The Robot Launch Pad
Scoop.it!

Shampooing robot gives ultimate head massage

Shampooing robot gives ultimate head massage | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Move aside scary robot barber, there’s a new machine in the salon that’ll put humans in a sudsy heaven as it shampoos heads with 24 finger-l...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by The Robot Launch Pad
Scoop.it!

Watch the Navy’s fire-fighting robot SAFFiR put...

Watch the Navy’s fire-fighting robot SAFFiR put out a fire (Video: Watch the Navy’s fire-fighting robot SAFFiR put out a fire http://t.co/n4ZrMO5g...)...
more...
No comment yet.