Robotics Articles from the Current eMagazine
Where Has All the Training Gone?
06/14/13, Robert Allen and Kathleen Bellemare, Connecticut Spring & Stamping
While the CSS program is clearly a success, the company still would prefer to focus solely on manufacturing. They created the program to fill a void, and it means they will be able to promote from within their own ranks, but CSS would prefer not to take the place of educational institutions.
Online Robotics Certificate Program
06/14/13, Colin Simpson, George Brown College Robotics Technician Training Program
The program is offered in an asynchronous format, which means you can study any time, any place. We also offer a "pay as you go" tuition option where students pay for each course as they complete it.
Robot Programming for the Future
06/14/13, Chahe Bakmazjian, Robotmaster
Dynamic interaction with a robot programming software has never been easier but it did come at a cost. Our entire simulation framework had to be designed from ground up to allow for instantaneous interaction.
Muscle Bound Robot
06/14/13, Len Calderone for, RoboticsTomorrow
Carbon nanotubes hold great promise for more efficient robotic muscles as well prosthetics. There are many other technologies that will benefit from carbon nanotubes, including nanotechnology, electronics, optics, and architecture because of their exceptional electrical properties, astonishing strength and effectiveness in heat conduction.
Can Robots Work Alongside Humans Safely?
06/14/13, Curtis Nielsen, Director of Software Engineering, 5D Robotics, Inc.
The same technology that has provided value for warfighters can be brought into the commercial world to provide safety and efficiency for forklifts, golfcarts, lawnmowers and porters to carry your luggage in resorts and shopping carts that can follow or lead you in retail stores.
Robotics Stories of the Day
iRobot And Cisco's Ava 500 Telepresence
Submitted on: 06/10/13, 05:47 PM
Linkbot Modular Robotic Platform Kickstarter
Submitted on: 06/04/13, 06:42 AM
Kickstarter: Each robot has three buttons for user interface and a 3-axis accelerometer. The brain behind all these features is t
Chinese DIY Inventions
Submitted on: 05/30/13, 09:37 AM
The Atlantic has a great gallery of modern Chinese DIY inventions including the rickshaw robot pictured above.
Arduino Yún: Arduino With A Wifi System-on-a-chip
Submitted on: 05/21/13, 11:04 AM
blog.arduino.cc: Arduino Yún is the combination of a classic Ard
Today's Robotics Headlines
Robotics Education & Competition Foundation Receives Texas Workforce Commission Grant to Support 500 VEX Robotics Competition High School Teams
Submitted on: 06/18/13, 08:58 PM
Texas Workforce Commission's $760,000 grant to fuel 400 new & 100 existing VEX Robotics Competition teams, new events and a special Texas Online Challenge
European Robotics Leader Successfully Deploys with ITTIA DB SQL
Submitted on: 06/18/13, 08:57 PM
This deployment continues the company's constant progress in the human-to-machine and machine-to-machine sector
Merger of AV&R Vision & Robotics and IMAC Automation
Submitted on: 06/18/13, 08:54 PM
The two prosperous SMEs from Quebec unite their strengths in order to offer more complete automation, robotics and vision solutions to their customers.
Vigilus™ Mobile Camera Platform Invited To Exhibit At Inaugural Security Robotics Zone At ESX In Nashville
Submitted on: 06/18/13, 08:50 PM
"Having an area dedicated to robots specifically designed for the security market indicates the need for this type of technology"
Adept Receives $2.6 Million Order From CASTEC International Corp., Taiwan for Robotics to be Used in High Precision Assembly Workcells for Independent Semiconductor Manufacturing Service Provider
Submitted on: 06/18/13, 08:47 PM
Adept Cobra Robots and Motion Control Workcells to Automate Sub-Assembly of Smart Phone Electronics
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