Diakont Launches Underwater Robotic Cleaning and Decontamination Services for BWR and PWR Refueling and Other Cavities
Carnegie Council's Journal "Ethics & International Affairs" Explores the Ethics of Autonomous Weapon Systems (aka Killer Robots)
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Byron Spice for Carnegie Mellon University: More than a decade ago, Ralph Hollisinvented the ballbot, an elegantly simple robot whose tall, thin body glides atop a sphere slightly smaller than a bowling ball. The latest version, called SIMbot, has an equally elegant motor with just one moving part: the ball.
The only other active moving part of the robot is the body itself.
The spherical induction motor (SIM) invented by Hollis, a research professor in Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute, and Masaaki Kumagai, a professor of engineering at Tohoku Gakuin University in Tagajo, Japan, eliminates the mechanical drive systems that each used on previous ballbots. Because of this extreme mechanical simplicity, SIMbot requires less routine maintenance and is less likely to suffer mechanical failures. Cont'd...
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Nilfisk Launches The Horizon Program to Bring to Market the Most Technologically Advanced, Autonomous Cleaning Solutions in the Industry
Milrem and QinetiQ North America Launch Titan: The First Fully Modular, Hybrid Military UGV for Dismounted Troop Support
Mouser Electronics Announces Final Call for Entries in First-of-Its-Kind Design Challenge to 3D Print an Object in Space
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