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Robot vehicle makes history for the farthest journey by an autonomous vehicle.
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Four years ago, iRobot co-founder Helen Greiner left the company she helped turn into a chief supplier of bomb-disposing military robots. Now today, her new company has unveiled its brand new teeny tiny flying ‘bots.
Reconfigurable robot a step toward something that can become almost anything.
Researchers have developed a team of robots to autonomously strip paint and other exterior coatings from military aircraft using a continuous wave laser.
Within two or three decades the difference between automated driving and human driving will be so great you may not be legally allowed to drive your own car, and even if you are allowed, it would immoral of you to drive, because the risk of you...
IEEE Spectrum is proud to unveil Robots for iPad, a fun and engaging app featuring the world’s coolest robots...
Data from a soil sample on Mars have NASA scientists buzzing with excitement over a finding that could be "one for the history books." But they're not spilling the beans about their discovery just yet.
They’re soft, biocompatible, about 7 millimeters long – and, incredibly, able to walk by themselves. Miniature “bio-bots” developed at the University of Illinois are making tracks in synthetic biology.
Unlike other incubators, Lemnos Labs nurtures hardware makers...
The software necessary for mind-controlled robot avatars is being developed by an international team of researchers in Japan.
Saul Griffith, founder of Squid Labs, Makani Power, Instructables, and Otherlab, is the World's Most Wired Rogue Engineer.
Inflatable robots and the Othercutter, a DARPA funded laser cutter replacement are interesting, but I'm also taken with the underlying philosophy, that you have to invent tools to innovate.
For those of you who aren't familiar with Asimov's Laws of Robotics: First Law: A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
Two years ago, no state legislature had even contemplated self-driving cars. Now, three states have passed legislation, several more are considering it, and Nevada's DMV has issued the world's first autonomous vehicle test plates to Google.
It may look and act nothing like David from Prometheus, but big things come from humble beginnings.
From Hackaday: There’s a reason we’ve seen a menagerie of quadcopters over the past few years – the key piece of any quadcopter build is an inertial measuremen…...
ABB's industrial robots enjoy the pleasure of contemporary dance in the modern dance performance "Human Interface". The movement of the robots were programme...
Robotswim, specialist in designing mini autonomous robot fish.
Now that Wall-Ye V.I.N. has been built we can rest assured that there are no jobs too sacred to be handed over to the automated expertise of robots.
Stanford researchers have designed the fastest, most accurate algorithm yet for brain-implantable prosthetic systems that can help disabled people maneuver computer cursors with their thoughts. The algorithm’s speed, accuracy and natural movement approach those of a real arm, doubling performance of existing algorithms.
Ready for the next generation of robot combat? Syfy has greenlit and shot the first season of a new show where eight-foot-tall state-of-the-art humanoid robots...
A thread on lean methodology ran through the keynote expert panels. What's it telling us?
“The 2 Year Itch”, is a paper advising hardware and robotics consumer technology companies on the finer points of surviving in the retail market.
A DARPA program is developing autonomous underwater robots that will stalk submarines and continuously report their location and movements.
Last week I took a trip to Willow Garage in the heart of Silicon Valley. It's not a hard place to find, and I was on time for my 11AM appointment. Just one problem: I was supposed to be at Suitable...
Investment panel examines how to build a successful robotics business from both investors and entrepreneurs at RoboBusiness 2012...