A new concept in space telescope design uses a modular structure and an assembly robot to build an extremely large telescope in space, performing tasks in which astronaut fatigue would be a problem. The design is detailed in a paper published this week by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, in the Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems by authors from Caltech and the Jet Propulsion Lab.
Robotics - too good to be true? Just 52% believe that robots can go beyond data entry to understand business processes
New research from Redwood Software and Shared Services Link reveals that limited understanding is hindering the potential of the robotic revolution
Packaging Robots Market set to Surpass US $ 5 Bn by 2024, on the Backdrop of Need to Modernization of Manufacturing Facilities.
The new FAULHABER MC3/MCS Controller Family
A New Standard for High Precision
Acquisition enables Piab to enter the large area vacuum gripper market at full speed. A strategic step towards building the global leader in industrial automation components
The ongoing pressure on engineering companies to reduce costs, increase efficiency and yield a higher return on investment (ROI) is pushing many business leaders to consider alternatives to direct-drive motor systems in the form of various mechanical transmission solutions. Although gearing systems can offer simplicity, cost effectiveness and flexibility, it's not always clear which type of setup is best to use. Here, Graham Mackrell, managing director of Harmonic Drive UK, explores and critiques the four main gear types.
Honeywell And Israel Aerospace Industries To Demonstrate New Sense-And-Avoid Capabilities For Unmanned Aerial Systems
Joint development to prove viability of technology to reduce collisions, create safer civilian airspace
Endeavor Robotics Partners with Persistent Systems to Integrate MPU5 Radios onto Battle-Proven Family of Robots
Leading Robotics provider integrating cutting edge radio communications to provide greatly enhanced and battle-proven capabilities to the US Warfighter
Microsemi Announces Imaging/Video Solution Providing a Secure, Reliable, Low Power Device for Imaging Applications
New Solution Comprised of FPGA Mezzanine Daughter Card and IP Suite
JIMU Robot, the World's First Buildable, Programmable and Shareable Robotic Building Block Line Available World-wide Today
New interactive building block system allows users to design, create and program their very own robot, as well as share and like creations through the JIMU Robot app
Velodyne LiDAR Announces Partnership Agreement with Dibotics, Targeting Emerging Markets for Drone Mapping and Mobile Robotics Applications
Using Velodyne Sensors, Pioneer of New Real-Time 3D SLAM Algorithm To Team with LiDAR Market Leader
At Semicon West, Festo Introduces Productivity Tools for the Semiconductor Industry - Tools That Bring Products to Market Faster at Less Cost
Festo will showcase productivity solutions, Handling Guide Online, Optimized Motion System, CTEU fieldbus module, and Mobile FAST App. Visitors to the Festo booth will have the opportunity of requesting a sample of the VUVG universal solenoid valve. (Festo Semicon Booth #1029)
Sinclair College and The Ohio State University are co-hosting the Second Annual Unmanned Systems Academic Summit in Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 15, 2016.
Accenture teams with RoboValley to advance the development of robotics technology
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This paper uses NAO, the humanoid robot from Aldebaran Systems, to demonstrate how MapleSim can be used to develop a robot model, and how the model can be further analyzed using the symbolic computation engine within Maple.