Robohub
378 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

CHIMP, Carnegie Mellon University's entry in the DARPA Robotics Challenge | Ares blog

CHIMP, Carnegie Mellon University's  entry in the DARPA Robotics Challenge | Ares blog | Robohub | Scoop.it

It moves like a tank over rough terrain, but has four limbs with which to stand and use human tools. It is CHIMP, Carnegie Mellon University's (CMU) simian-inspired entry in the DARPA Robotics Challenge, which seeks to demonstrate a robot that can assist in dangerous disaster zones, by driving vehicles and wielding tools designed for humans.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

The (Rumored) Specs for the Next Generation Kinect Sensor | IEEE Spectrum - Automaton

The (Rumored) Specs for the Next Generation Kinect Sensor | IEEE Spectrum - Automaton | Robohub | Scoop.it
Kinect changed the game for robotics, will the Kinect 2 change it again?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

IDEX: P.1HH 'HammerHead' UAS by Piaggio Aero Industries and Selex ES | Arabian Aerospace

IDEX: P.1HH 'HammerHead' UAS by Piaggio Aero Industries and Selex ES | Arabian Aerospace | Robohub | Scoop.it

"Piaggio Aero Industries, together with Selex ES, today presented the Piaggio Aero P.1HH 'HammerHead' - Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at IDEX 2013."

Read more:  http://www.arabianaerospace.aero/idex-piaggio-aero-industries-and-selex-es-present-the-p-1hh-hammerhead-uas.html

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

IDEX: P.1HH 'HammerHead' UAS by Piaggio Aero Industries and Selex ES | Arabian Aerospace

IDEX: P.1HH 'HammerHead' UAS by Piaggio Aero Industries and Selex ES  | Arabian Aerospace | Robohub | Scoop.it

"Piaggio Aero Industries, together with Selex ES, today presented the Piaggio Aero P.1HH 'HammerHead' - Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at IDEX 2013."

Read more:  http://www.arabianaerospace.aero/idex-piaggio-aero-industries-and-selex-es-present-the-p-1hh-hammerhead-uas.html

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

RASSOR space excavator robot by NASA

RASSOR space excavator robot by NASA | Robohub | Scoop.it
NASA reveals an excavation robot that may one day be sent to the Moon or Mars.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Leap Motion gesture control technology on New Asus PCs | the Verge

Leap Motion gesture control technology on New Asus PCs | the Verge | Robohub | Scoop.it
After unveiling its Kinect-like gesture control system for PCs in mid-2012, Leap Motion is a promising product that's not available to buy just yet, but that's set to change this year. At the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

DARPA LS3 Robot Mule Learns to follow | IEEE Spectrum

DARPA LS3 Robot Mule Learns to follow | IEEE Spectrum | Robohub | Scoop.it

We heard back in September that the LS3 quadruped robot had gotten some nifty upgrades and was undergoing field trials with the military, and we've just gotten an update about how that's all been going. Short answer: quite well, but for a longer answer, we talked to DARPA.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Pterodactyl UAS: China’s Predator clone mobile GCS - The Aviationist

Pterodactyl UAS: China’s Predator clone mobile GCS - The Aviationist | Robohub | Scoop.it

Among the highlights of the recent Zhuhai Airshow, taking place from Nov. 13 to 18, there was China’s clone of the U.S. MQ-1 Predator drone called the Wing Loong (Pterodactyl). 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

3D Robotics announces VC funding and expansion plans

3D Robotics announces VC funding and expansion plans | Robohub | Scoop.it

Chris Anderson (CEO of 3D Robotics) announced a $5+ million funding round with two premier firms, which will accelerate the growth of 3DR and expand into new markets.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Navy's Top Geek Says Laser Arsenal Is Just Two Years Away | Danger Room | Wired.com

Navy's Top Geek Says Laser Arsenal Is Just Two Years Away | Danger Room | Wired.com | Robohub | Scoop.it
Never mind looming defense cuts or residual technical challenges.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Human-Humanoid Robot Interaction: Playing Dodgeball

This video demonstrates a dodgeball playing robot that can dodge, grasp, and throw a dynamically moving ball. Research done at the GRASP Lab of the Universit...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

How About a Drone That Comes in Peace?

How About a Drone That Comes in Peace? | Robohub | Scoop.it
UMARS – Unmanned Modular Airborne Research System, is a “research platform for near-ground atmospheric research,” according to its developers, IMES (Institut für Mechanische Systeme) and the ZAV ( Centre for Aviation and Transport Systems) in...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

NASA - NASA's Ironman-Like Exoskeleton Could Give Astronauts, Paraplegics Improved Mobility and Strength

NASA - NASA's Ironman-Like Exoskeleton Could Give Astronauts, Paraplegics Improved Mobility and Strength | Robohub | Scoop.it
Spinoff may help astronauts stay healthier in space with the added benefit of assisting paraplegics in walking here on Earth.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

The (Rumored) Specs for the Next Generation Kinect Sensor | IEEE Spectrum Automaton

The (Rumored) Specs for the Next Generation Kinect Sensor | IEEE Spectrum Automaton | Robohub | Scoop.it
Kinect changed the game for robotics, will the Kinect 2 change it again?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

IDEX: P.1HH 'HammerHead' UAS by Piaggio Aero Industries and Selex ES | Arabian Aerospace

IDEX: P.1HH 'HammerHead' UAS by Piaggio Aero Industries and Selex ES | Arabian Aerospace | Robohub | Scoop.it
Ioannis K. Erripis's insight:

"Piaggio Aero Industries, together with Selex ES, today presented the Piaggio Aero P.1HH 'HammerHead' - Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at IDEX 2013." - Read more: http://www.arabianaerospace.aero/idex-piaggio-aero-industries-and-selex-es-present-the-p-1hh-hammerhead-uas.html

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

IDEX: P.1HH 'HammerHead' UAS by Piaggio Aero Industries and Selex ES | Arabian Aerospace

IDEX: P.1HH 'HammerHead' UAS by Piaggio Aero Industries and Selex ES | Arabian Aerospace | Robohub | Scoop.it

"Piaggio Aero Industries, together with Selex ES, today presented the Piaggio Aero P.1HH 'HammerHead' - Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at IDEX 2013."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Willow Garage to Shut Down | Automaton

Willow Garage to Shut Down | Automaton | Robohub | Scoop.it
Sources tell IEEE Spectrum that one of the most well-known robotics research companies in the world, Willow Garage, will be closing within months
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Robonaut Prepping for Bipedal Locomotion!

Robonaut Prepping for Bipedal Locomotion! | Robohub | Scoop.it
Hundreds of robot & technology outlets (including this one) were scooped by a world-traveling random French guy who dropped by NASA Johnson earlier this month.
Ioannis K. Erripis's insight:

Click below to see the full image of a Robonaut with legs

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Robotic Mannequins Are Making A Splash In South Korea | Futuristic NEWS

Robotic Mannequins Are Making A Splash In South Korea | Futuristic NEWS | Robohub | Scoop.it

South Korea’s IMD Communications has lately unveiled a new robotic mannequin, presented in three variants, each named after an Indian goddess and having its own modeling behavior.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Hexapod Hexacopter

Hexapod Hexacopter | Robohub | Scoop.it
Over at Mad Lab Industries, they had the idea of building a quadcopter that could walk and fly. By combining a hexapod with a hexacopter, they ended up with this creation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

‘Dronestagram’ Robot strikes on instagram

‘Dronestagram’ Robot strikes on instagram | Robohub | Scoop.it
by DAVID AXE
After 11 years of remote warfare including no fewer than 1,000 drone strikes, a 32-year-old London artist has begun chronicling the targets of U.S. robotic attacks on the photo-sharing...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

NASA - Rocket U Engineers Push Aerial Boundaries

NASA - Rocket U Engineers Push Aerial Boundaries | Robohub | Scoop.it
NASA engineers at Kennedy branch out to build and fly unmanned aerial vehicle around Kennedy.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Video: Navy's Humanoid Robot Dances Gangnam Style

Video: Navy's Humanoid Robot Dances Gangnam Style | Robohub | Scoop.it
Meet CHARLI-2, Virginia Tech's skinny, five-foot tall humanoid robot. His balance is enviable: jostle him, and he'll right himself -- which is one of the reasons the Navy is using him for research on its firefighting robot of the future.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

New imaging robot to crawl inside Fukushima buildings

New imaging robot to crawl inside Fukushima buildings | Robohub | Scoop.it
Researchers have built a new and more nimble camera-carrying robot to climb stairs inside the Fukushima No. 1 plant and deliver images from areas where radiation levels remain dangerously high.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ioannis K. Erripis
Scoop.it!

Samsung's new Roboray humanoid robot walks the walk

Samsung's new Roboray humanoid robot walks the walk | Robohub | Scoop.it
Samsung revealed a new humanoid robot, Roboray, at IROS 2012, which boasts a more human-like walking style.
more...
No comment yet.