Nanodentistry could be the future of dentistry.
Robits creators call on developers to hack their robot and diversify its functions
WPI professor receives nearly $600,000 from the Office of Naval Research to develop motion planning for robot that will fight fires aboard Navy ships
Clearpath CEO, Matt Rendall, has been selected as one of RIAs four at-Large Directors.
Vantage Partners to Provide Farmers with Trimble Technology Solutions that Increase Farm Efficiencies and Productivity
HGR Industrial Surplus will be among more than two dozen sponsors for this years Alliance for Working Together RoboBots competition that will see robots built by 25 Northeast Ohio high schools battle at Lakeland Community College this spring.
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) announces it will hold its annual Ground Robotics Capability Conference and Exhibition at The Waterford in Springfield, VA from March 2-3, 2016.
Arlington Capital Partners ("Arlington Capital"), a Washington, DC - based private equity firm, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Defense & Security business of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT).
BUDDY, the Companion Robot from Blue Frog Robotics, Available NOW in Pre-Sale -- Limited Time Offer - only 1,000 BUDDY Robots Priced at $699.00 US
The first pre-sale units of BUDDY, the companion robot, are available for $699.00US exclusively at http://www.adoptbuddy.com. Shipment is expected in Q4 2016.
ReWalk Featured in Details of Department of Veterans Affairs' National Multi-Center Clinical Exoskeleton Trial
Six ReWalk Exoskeleton Systems Have Been Shipped for the Initial Phase of Four-Year VA Study
BY ANGELA MOSCARITOLO for PCMAG: SoftBank is giving its Pepper robot a new job with some big responsibilities. The Japanese telecom giant is planning to open a cell phone store in Tokyo this spring staffed primarily by Pepper robots, according to a report from The Japan Times. About five to six Pepper robots will run the store from March 28 through April 3, and be responsible for helping customers and making sales. "I don't know how this will turn out, but it should be a quite interesting experiment," SoftBank CEO Ken Miyauchi told the newspaper. The robots will be able to answer questions about different cell phone options, and when someone's ready to buy, they'll even attempt to complete the sale. SoftBank does plan to have humans at the ready to handle tasks Pepper can't yet do — like checking customer IDs when drawing up a new contract. Cont'd...
Innovation on the Rise: More States Adopting Pro-Innovation Policies, According to Consumer Technology Association's 2016 Innovation Scorecard
Twelve states and the District of Columbia are now championing innovation-friendly policies at the highest level according to the 2016 Innovation Scorecard, an annual innovation policy performance index released today by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®.
Intelligence Squared U.S. Hosts Artificial Intelligence Debate with Lanier, Rothblatt, and more at NYC's 92Y Genius Festival and Online, March 9
Arguing for the motion are Jaron Lanier, named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time, and documentary filmmaker James Barrat, whose most recent book is subtitled Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era.
Adam Fabio for Hackaday: [Kevin Harrington] loves robots, but hates reinventing the wheel every time he creates a new machine. He’s built BowlerStudio: A robotics development platform to combat this problem. BowlerStudio was asemifinalist in the 2015 Hackaday Prize. BowlerStudio is a soup-to-nuts platform for creating all sorts of robots. [Kevin] has integrated Computer Aided Design (CAD), 3D modeling, kinematics, machine vision, and a simulation engine complete with physics modeling into one whopper of a software package. To prove how versatile the system is, he designed a hexapod robot in the CAD portion of the program. The robot then taught itself to walk in the simulation. Once the design was 3D printed, the real robot walked right off the bread board. [Kevin] linked the hardware and software with DyIO, another of his projects. BowlerStudio is a huge boon for just about any robotics hacker, as well as educators. An entire curriculum could be created around the system. Thanks to its Java roots, BowlerStudio is also a multi-platform. [Kevin] has binaries ready to go for Windows, Mac, and Ubuntu. Cont'd...
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Simpler, stronger, and more precise. ATI Industrial Automation has developed a series of Manual Tool Changers that provides a cost-effective solution for quickly changing tools by hand. They feature a unique design that combines high strength, excellent repeatability, and a patent-pending screw-cam locking mechanism with multiple fail-safe features, which resists vibration and prevents loosening. These robust and compact Manual Tool Changers can handle payloads up to 80 pounds (36 kg) and pass pneumatics and electrical signals.