Robotics is a great way to teach younger students science, Nicoll said. If someone is considering a science career, it’s best to take as many science and math courses as possible before college. For students who go to smaller schools, such as the Effie Kokrine Early College Charter School, the science outreach program offers the opportunity for such classes.
Image: Italian Institute of Technology Next Friday is Halloween! This means that you have just seven days to decide what robot you want to dress up as, along with what robots you want your robots to dress up as when they go trick or treating.
Image: Aldebaran Robotics Aldebaran's humanoid robot Romeo. The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) just ended here in Chicago, and we've spent all week checking out the bleeding edge of robotics research.
Source: akihabaranews.com Okay, what really matters is that these guys are very bright, and what they’re doing is very cool. We’ve seen this robot before, but today’s video is the first demonstration of an untethered Cheetah, i.e., there are no...
There are playmats where you build the roads in seconds, a ballpit where the balls are as big as you, and a drawing-board where your doodles come to life. This is Team Lab's "Theme Park of the Future" ..
“Bionic Bird is the fruit of more than 40 years of R&D. In the 1960s, the Van Ruymbeke family created the first successful mechanic bird. Edwin Van Ruymbeke, an aeronautic engineer, has dedicated his whole life to bionic birds.
SMART-NUS enhanced driverless buggy. The steering wheel has been removed and replaced with an in-vehicle touchscreen for alternate selection of destination. Researchers will shadow the buggy on electric bicycles during the demo.
When Google bought Boston Dynamics last December, the news made headlines, but it was not the first time the Internet giant has invested in DARPA-funded robotics. As part of Robohub’s Big Deals series, we asked Gill [...]
This post is part of our ongoing efforts to make the latest papers in robotics accessible to a general audience. Individual robots have accomplished many impressive feats. However, certain tasks are much better suited for a team of robots.
Fidgebot: Robot Experience [Written by Jürgen Brandstetter] Before picking back up from the previous 2 posts Working out While Working and Fidgebot, by the Numbers here is a recap of Fidgebot. During...
Photo: Sphero Dyson sure did deliver this week. They managed to put together a fun little teaser video with just the right amount of truthiness mixed in, and followed it up with an excitingly unique consumer robot.