Robotics and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

OpenFPV

From Tilman Griesel's posts on DIY Drones: Open source project to make FPV(first person view) with the raspberry pi easy to use for every one. OpenFPV is a project that us

HEXO+ and their wildly successful Kickstarter project

It’s a drone with an intelligent system that allows anyone to program it and have it either track a subject or follow planned scenarios.

5 Robotics Related Kickstarters And One Funded Product Available Now

We're always looking for new companies and products to spark the imagination of our readers. Crowd funding is a great place to look. Here are a few we think you will enjoy learning about.

Quoc Le’s Lectures on Deep Learning

Gaurav Trivedi has put together a landing page with all of Quoc Le’s recent lecture series and accompanying resources: Dr. Quoc Le from the Google Brain project team (yes, the one that made headlines for creating a c

Effect of Robotic Driverless Vehicles on Auto Insurance Costs

The effects of RDVs is requiring the insurance industry to change its business dynamics whereby a greater portion of the liability will be moved from the car owner to the car manufacturer and infrastructure providers (federal and state).

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JIBO

From JIBO's Indigogo campaign:

Friendly, helpful and intelligent. From social robotics pioneer Dr. Cynthia Breazeal.

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AutonomouStuff Provides Demonstration at Automated Vehicles Symposium

AutonomouStuff and Harbrick debut PolySync™, the Autonomy Operating System, at the Automated Vehicles Symposium

RobotShop Works with Project Lead The Way (PLTW) to Provide New FlowArm PLTW Software to Schools with Lynxmotion Robotic Arms

RobotShop, the parent company of Lynxmotion, reinforces its commitment to education and PLTW by providing a free license of the new FlowArm PLTW to all schools which already own a Lynxmotion robotic arm.

Zecotek Display Systems and LT-PYRKAL Testing Proprietary High-Performance Material 3D Printer

Zecotek and LT-Pyrkal previously announced a partnership in February 2014.

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Stäubli – Tp80 Fast Picker Robot

Stäubli - Tp80 Fast Picker Robot

Introducing the TP80 Fast Picker, a new series that delivers speeds in excess of 200 picks per minute, and more flexibility at a lower cost. Stäubli has long set the standard for high speed and precision in robotic performance, ensuring the highest possible throughput and shortest cycle times.

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Rethink Robotics

Rethink Robotics

Rethink Robotics is helping to define the future of human-machine interaction today, with robots that are safe, affordable and practical for manufacturing, production and R&D environments. Our revolutionary Baxter collaborative manufacturing robot provides cost-effective automation for a wide range of packaging and material handling tasks. And our Baxter Research Robot provides a humanoid robot platform with integrated sensors and an open software development kit, allowing academic and corporate researchers to create custom applications and drive future innovation.