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iRobot Introduces the Root Coding Robot Through Acquisition of Root Robotics

Root uses three levels of coding language, from simple graphical blocks for young children to full text coding for more advanced users.

Robots in eCommerce

This automated grocery fulfillment solution can be placed wherever grocers and their customers need it most. This technology lowers grocer’s last-mile and assembly costs, giving them the flexibility to grow with their customers.

Compact Mechatronic Drive for Robotic Applications

This document presents a new optimized integration of a compact gear reducer, specific designs of BLDC motor and magnetic absolute position sensor for high torque per volume demanding applications.

A.I. —Rules, Learning and Reason

There needs to be standards by which developers are held accountable for the use and impact of their A.I. technology. Appropriate laws need to be written to govern the use of A.I. And most importantly, A.I. is a tool not a replacement for humans.

The Future of “Cobots” is AI Voice Interface at the Edge

The growing presence of AI powered everything in our personal lives is quickly creating an enormous population of people who are not only comfortable using voice to operate technology but prefer it.

Surgical Robots and Their Rapid Adoption in Minimally Invasive Surgeries

By using robot arms controlled through a computer, surgeons are now able to perform small incision surgeries that are minimally invasive and offer an improved level of precision.

The Strangest Reasons We've Seen Robots Engineered For So Far

Robots — we can't live with them and we can't live without them. Some potential applications of robotics are strange but ultimately very promising, while others seem downright pointless.

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Domino's® and Nuro Partner to Bring Autonomous Pizza Delivery to Houston

Domino’s and Nuro are joining forces on autonomous pizza delivery using the custom unmanned vehicle known as the R2. The global leader in pizza delivery will use Nuro’s unmanned fleet to serve select Houston Domino’s customers who place orders online later this year.

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) Launches MiR Finance - a "Robot as a Service" (RaaS) Leasing Program

New option lowers financial barriers for investing in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), enables immediate ROI and offers mobile robots at as little as $5.49 per hour

Robotics in Cancer Surgery

Technological advances in robotic surgery allow for more complicated, less invasive procedures to be performed, which is helping cancer patients who previously may have needed invasive, risky surgeries.

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Cobalt Robotics Secures Series B Funding with Coatue

The round will expand Robots-as-a-Service throughout the United States

Diligent Robotics' Vivian Chu Named to MIT Technology Review's 2019 Innovators Under 35 List

Vivian Chu of Diligent Robotics is recognized for leading the technical development of Moxi, the robot assistant helping hospital staff have more time for patient care.

Youcan Robot Makes New Splash with Global Launch of Underwater Drone BW Space Pro

The 3-year-old company has unveiled a new model called BW Space Pro with innovations like a 6x zoom lens, a feature that is so far nonexistent in products from competitors. Company founder and chief executive officer Snow Lee says the new drone creates a better user experience, with live-streaming increasingly identified as one of its many - and possibly most lucrative - applications.

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LORD Sensing Systems - Inertial Sensing Products

LORD Sensing, Microstrain manufactures the smallest and lightest industrial-grade inertial sensors available that are used in advanced manufacturing, off-highway vehicles, commercial and military manned and unmanned vehicles, and civil structures. Products come temperature compensated using a proprietary calibration process and include inclinometers, vertical reference units, IMUs, AHRS and INS/GPS for navigation, stabilization, mobile mapping, terrain compensation and more. Contact LORD for additional custom designed solutions.

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LORD Microstrain

Welcome to LORD, MicroStrain® Sensing Systems. We make tiny sensors and systems that are used in a wide range of applications, including advanced manufacturing, off-highway vehicles, commercial and military manned and unmanned vehicles, civil structures, and down-hole tools. Our sensors have won numerous awards and we pride ourselves on being both innovative and responsive to our customer's unique requirements.