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Seekur Jr. Robot

The Rugged, All-Weather Seekur Jr. in Action. www.mobilerobots.com
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VBX-160 Milling Parts on a Hass DT-1 - YouTube

VBX-160 Milling Parts on a Hass DT-1 - YouTube | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
This demonstrates the VBX-160 continuously loading a 3 op part. The VBX-160 makes lights out manufacturing practical for any CNC shop. versabuilt.com
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Harvard Researchers Build $10 Robot That Can Teach Kids to Code | WIRED

Harvard Researchers Build $10 Robot That Can Teach Kids to Code | WIRED | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
Mike Rubenstein has created a low-cost robot called AERobot, specifically designed to teach middle school and high school kids the fundamentals of robotics.
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Super low cost robot that is extremely easy to program and operate.  Will go a long was to get every child curious and interested in technology via STEM.

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Different Types of Motors Used in Industrial Robotics

Different Types of Motors Used in Industrial Robotics | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
The motors used in industrial robotics mainly includes AC motors, Dc motors, servo motor, stepper motor, Belt drive motor pulse operated motor etc.
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Amazon Picking Challenge

Amazon Picking Challenge | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it

Amazon is able to quickly package and ship millions of items to customers from a network of fulfillment centers all over the globe. This wouldn't be possible without leveraging cutting-edge advances in technology. Amazon's automated warehouses are successful at removing much of the walking and searching for items within a warehouse. However, commercially viable automated picking in unstructured environments still remains a difficult challenge. In order to spur the advancement of this fundamental technology we are excited to be organizing the first Amazon Picking Challenge at ICRA 2015. It is our goal to strengthen the ties between the industrial and academic robotic communities and promote shared and open solutions to some of the big problems in unstructured automation. To this end the contest will be awarding travel grants to ICRA 2015, practice equipment, and a large prize pool for the competition winners (through Amazon, in additional to any other IEEE or ICRA grants). ..Read More....

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Modular Reconfigurable Robots used in Space Applications

Modular Reconfigurable Robots used in Space Applications | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
Reconfigurable robots automatically configure their physical structure based on requirement. Applications of robots are discussed in this article in brief.
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Robotics Teacher Succeeds Against the Odds

Robotics Teacher Succeeds Against the Odds | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
When the town where she taught math to middle schoolers wanted to start a class in robotics to lure students into science, engineering, and technology, Kathy Shay took the job. The class was schedu...
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Beautiful Fluid Actuators from Disney Research Make Soft, Safe Robot Arms - IEEE Spectrum

Beautiful Fluid Actuators from Disney Research Make Soft, Safe Robot Arms - IEEE Spectrum | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
Routing forces through air and water allows for displaced motors and safe, high-performance arms
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QuickBot MOOC v1 & Parts List

QuickBot MOOC v1 & Parts List | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
A place where roboticists can collaborate on robot designs, code, electronics, and hardware.


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Students dive into designing and developing autonomous RoboBoat vehicles with Raspberry Pi’s

Students dive into designing and developing autonomous RoboBoat vehicles with Raspberry Pi’s | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
  Students dive into designing and developing autonomous RoboBoat vehicles By Sergio Biagioni For the past year, 13 student teams have been designing and developing autonomous surface vehicles (ASV) to compete against one another in the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) 7th Annual International RoboBoat Competition held in July in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The student teams showed off their Aquatic Surface Vehicles (ASVs) in an aquatic obstacle course that included navigating buoys, autonomous docking, channel following, and identifying targets visually, thermally, and acoustically. To make things difficult, all of these tasks had to be performed autonomously. The student teams were given access to MATLAB and Simulink as well as technical support and training prior to the race as part of the MathWorks sponsorship of the AUVSI Foundation competitions. As with other student competitions, a project-based learning initiative like RoboBoat provides a hands-on opportunity for teams to solve real-world engineering problems without a predefined solution. For the AUVSI Foundation RoboBoat competitions, students are faced with the overarching challenge of finding a solution to run the right algorithms as fast and efficiently as possible without overloading the PC. Since students are balancing their work on the teams with their normal...
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▶ Robot Simulator: V-REP Demo Video January 2014 - YouTube

▶ Robot Simulator: V-REP Demo Video January 2014 - YouTube | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
V-REP is the Swiss army knife among robot simulators: you won't find a simulator with more functions, features, or more elaborate APIs. The robot simulator V...



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▶ Humans against Robots - RoboCup 2009 - YouTube

Humans against Robots *****RoboCup 2009****** special game at the end



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TETRIX® Robotics

TETRIX® Robotics | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it

If you can dream up a design, you can build it with the TETRIX® Building System. TETRIX is a complete design system for students who are serious about engineering. Featuring heavy-duty, aircraft-grade aluminum elements for construction; powerful drive motors; and expandable capabilities, TETRIX provides the ideal platform for creativity.

The patented hole pattern on TETRIX structural pieces is unique to this system and enables you to attach pieces together at angles, such as 45°, as well as horizontally and vertically.

You can build an array of projects and experiment with them over and over. Just add passion, vision, and a little creativity.


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Consumer and Education: TinkerBots Robot Building Kit Launches on Indiegogo | Robotics Trends

Consumer and Education: TinkerBots Robot Building Kit Launches on Indiegogo | Robotics Trends | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
TinkerBots is a modular robot building kit for children that allows for a variety of robots to be put together. TinkerBots is seeking to raise $100,000 on Indiegogo.
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Robots: Love ‘Em Or Hate ‘Em, They’re Here To Stay

Robots: Love ‘Em Or Hate ‘Em, They’re Here To Stay | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
Stacey: Well, it seems we all survived the mid-term elections in spite of the robots.
Ed: Robots, what robots?
Stacey: Robo-calls. Those annoying automatic messages from the candidates trying to get...
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Female Roboticist Wants Girls to Build, Break, and Make Things

Female Roboticist Wants Girls to Build, Break, and Make Things | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
The robotics industry is in a period of tremendous growth, with robots increasingly being used in multiple areas, from transportation and manufacturing to entertainment and health care. According t...
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Douglas Machine Top Load Case Packing of Standup Pouches - TriVex® RLi - YouTube

Watch the integrated erect/load system of the TriVex RLi vertically pack standup pouches.
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Robots | Robotics Parts | Robot Kits | Active Robots Shop

Robots | Robotics Parts | Robot Kits | Active Robots Shop | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
Active Robots, supply an extensive range of the worlds finest robotics kits, components and accessories. We are continually updating our ranges to tie in with current trends and demands.
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Dash Robotics - A super fun Robot Kit - Computer & App Controlled

Dash Robotics - A super fun Robot Kit - Computer & App Controlled | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it

Dash is the world's first lightning-fast origami robot that people love to play with. Our animal-inspired design allows us to offer a fun, high performance robot at a price never before possible. Dash is a great educational tool for kids that want to get an early start in robotics, engineering, and biology, as well as a great platform for makers that want to dig in and explore the possibilities of a new paradigm in robotics...Read More....

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Demand for Robotics Engineers Grows

Demand for Robotics Engineers Grows | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
When we think of a robot, many of us might envision something like Rosie the robot maid from the Jetsons cartoon, a machine designed to do its owner's bidding with varying degrees of competence and...
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Robotics in Manufacturing: The History Outline

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This post is a quick history of industrial robotics in manufacturing from invention to now.
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Control of Mobile Robots MOOC - YouTube

Engineering tools are fundamentally about solving problems. So to make engineering education reach its full potential and come alive, there is really no subs...



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▶ VERSABALL® Demo on a UR5 - YouTube

visit http://www.empirerobotics.com/ for more information. This demonstration showcases the following VERSABALL features: Flexibility – with four very differ...



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Dexter Industries - Our Passion is Robotics

Dexter Industries - Our Passion is Robotics | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it

We develop robotic sensors for the Raspberry Pi, LEGO® MINDSTORMS® system, and Arduino that are easy to use, fun, and have real-life applications for scientists and engineers . . . and those aspiring to be.Our products have been used around the world in universities, classrooms, camps, and labs.



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Know How a Cell Phone Controlled Robotic Vehicle works

Know How a Cell Phone Controlled Robotic Vehicle works | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it
The cell phone operated land rover is used to control a robotic vehicle by using a cell phone which provides a large working range and robust control.




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Universal Robots - Flexible, silent, low-cost robot arms

Universal Robots - Flexible, silent, low-cost robot arms | Robotics in Manufacturing Today | Scoop.it

From the small machine shop to the auto assembly line, Universal Robots spans a multitude of industries. For anyone who makes a product and seeks to automate production, we can help you do it faster, easier, and more affordable. ..Read More....

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