Using Robots to Clean Oil Spills
12/01/13, Len Calderone for, RoboticsTomorrow
As this technology is still in its infant stages, we do not truly know how efficient the process will be. We can only hope that the technology will be there when the next spill happens.
ABB Robotics' Introduces 7th Generation IRB 6700 Family Of Large Robots
12/01/13, L Hetherington for, RoboticsTomorrow
ABB Robotics has introduced the IRB 6700 robot family, its seventh generation of industry-leading, large industrial robots.
Hunters: A Good Patent is Good, a Great Lawyer is Even Better
12/01/13, The Insider
There has to be some way to separate the wheat from the chaff, the frivilous/worthless lawsuits from the honest patents based on hard, sweaty creative efforts that deserve protection.
Harvest Automation Robots Space Over 40,000 Poinsettia Plants in Four Days
11/15/13, Contributed by, Harvest Automation
Harvest Automation robots are designed to work around the clock, they never need a break, and can handle the most tedious and repetitive work on a Nursery or Greenhouse operation with consistent accuracy and on-time performance.
Air Force Research Lab Uses TORC’s Robotic Conversion Kits for Robotic Assault-Zone Survey Vehicle
11/15/13, Contributed by, TORC Robotics
TORC’s unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) conversion kits, which maintain the ability for optionally manned operation, offer the proven capabilities and modularity necessary for AFRL to scale from one prototype to production quantity.
Highspeed Frame Capture Interface With MatLab
11/15/13, Donal Waide, BitFlow
CoaXpress and MatLab integration offer options where previously none existed. The ability to have a controllable high speed camera at distances greater than 7m wasn't a possibility before, without the use of extenders and other potential hardware failures.
Robotics in Education
10/15/13, Guy Cefalu, GEN2 Robotics
Robotics and STEM education can be deployed as part of other school curricula, and not just science. As an example, there are programs in which teachers are using robotics in art and history classes.
The Future of Flying Robots
11/01/13, Len Calderone for, RoboticsTomorrow
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International projects that the integration of UAVs would have an $82 billion economic impact on the economy by adding 100,000 jobs from 2015 to 2025.
The Savior Aerial Robot (Pars)
11/01/13, Contributed by, RTS Research Group
The Savior Aerial robot is designed in a way that it can quickly move towards drowning people by user guidance and activates its savior system. This system releases life tubes for the drowning ones.
3D Printing Helps German Manufacturer Seuffer Cut Tooling Costs for Prototype Parts by 97%
11/01/13, Contributed by, Stratasys
Companies worldwide are looking to introduce significant efficiencies to their manufacturing processes when introducing new products, and are discovering the many benefits of additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing.