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A Fossil as a Friend

Making a legged robot walk is not simple. Coordinating the motion of all its joints to achieve smooth motions, close to those of real animals, requires advanced engineering and careful observation of moving animals. But what if its been extinct for 300 million years?

Treating Heart Disease with Robotic Precision and Safety

Stereotaxis Robotic Magnetic Navigation (RMN) enables physicians to better perform cardiac ablation procedures (the least invasive type of heart surgery) by providing unprecedented catheter precision and stability inside the delicate tissue of a beating heart.

IDS Imaging Case Study - Automatic Quality Control in Car Body Construction in Real Time

For manufacturers, the reliability of the quality control of industrial parts of all kinds is crucial, because defective parts due to non-conformity have serious effects on production performance.

The Shift to Driverless Trucks Will Open Up Fulfilling Careers

Tests over the past five years around the globe show that autonomous trucks can be efficiently/effectively deployed now for standard environments but are not ready to handle such things as inclement weather, construction zones and similar issues.

Industrial Robots Stepping in to Help Economies with Inadequate and Expensive Labor Force

The process of training robots through virtual Reality is referred to as Imitation learning. This technique assists a robot to absorb several skills in a low-cost and low risk environment. The robots can easily mimic the human, guided by machine learning algorithms.

Robotics Is Paving New Ground In Construction

With robots available to fulfill most of the mundane jobs in construction, human workers will now be able to concentrate on more skill-oriented tasks.

Universal Robots Offers Rapid Response Delivery, Enabling Manufacturers to Meet Tax Deduction Deadline

With an industry leading manufacturing process, Universal Robots can meet delivery deadlines for the Section 179 tax deduction incentive that can dramatically reduce the cost of collaborative robots to address repetitive and difficult-to-fill manufacturing jobs

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Wave Gliders Collect Live Ocean Data from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Lava Flow

By using this unmanned technology, scientists have the rare opportunity to study the effects of the lava entering the ocean, the plume it creates and the interactions of the lava and seawater directly from the surface of the ocean.

More Than 110 UAS Solutions Providers Have Signed On To Exhibit At Commercial UAV Expo

These exhibitors will be displaying cutting-edge airframes, components, software and services as well as end-to-end solutions focused on commercial applications.

Tracking rogue drones with DJI's new Aeroscope system

Lauren Goode for The Verge: Martino calls this box “the gizmos,” but its real name is Aeroscope. Its DJIs new solution for detecting rogue drones that are flying nearby.

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Pleora Delivers Design Advantages to Flat Panel Detectors for Industrial and Medical X-Ray Systems

New hardware and IP sensor networking products help manufacturers meet cost, size, and performance demands for industrial, radiography and dental flat panel detectors

UBTECH Partners with Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute Summer Scholars to Grow the Robotics Innovators of Tomorrow

Three-Day Event Offers Learning, Collaboration, and Robot Programming Challenge

MORE THAN 100 UAS EXHIBITORS ONBOARD FOR COMMERCIAL UAV EXPO AMERICAS 2019

Record early commitments dwarf those of any other commercial drone event in the Americas

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Future Robotix: Servotecnica Slip Rings (Rotary Joints) for Robotics
Future Robotix: Servotecnica Slip Rings (Rotary Joints) for Robotics

Future Robotix: Servotecnica Slip Rings (Rotary Joints) for Robotics

Servotecnica Slip Rings (Rotary Joints) for robotics, including: Electric Rotary Joints, Fiber Optic Rotary Joints (FORJ), Combined Rotary Joints, and Custom Rotary Joints in sizes from 12.5mm on up, through-hole and other configurations.

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Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len contributes to this publication on a regular basis. Past articles can be found with an Article Search and are listed below. He also writes short stories that always have a surprise ending. He has also written a book on wedding photography on a budget. These can be found at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/Megalen