Whether reaching for a book out of a cluttered cabinet or pruning a bush in the backyard, a person's arm frequently makes contact with objects during everyday tasks. Animals do it too, when foraging for food, for example.
Roboticists are currently developing machines that have the potential to help patients with caregiving tasks, such as housework, feeding and walking. But before they reach the care recipients, assistive robots will first have to be accepted by healthcare providers such as nurses and nursing assistants.
A robot in Cornell's Personal Robotics Lab has learned to foresee human action and adjust accordingly.
The Office of Naval Research has developed a blueprint for software that will be able to control multiple military unmanned systems.
EMpro devices work as stand-alone units or can be integrated into an energy management system with plug-in expansion modules.
June 5-6, 2013 in Winona Lake, Indiana
More than 14,000 online job ads required knowledge of robotics in the United States during the last 90 days, growing 10% year-over-year, according to WANTED Analyticsâ„˘.
Designed for use in washdown applications
Demonstration may lead to three times more efficient RF systems
Goal is to investigate radical concepts for 20X increase in MANET size
Mr. Meyer has more than 30 years' experience in the health care industry
The tail could be compressed by nearly 50 percent of its original width before permanent damage occurred.
Ganesh Machinery Garners Major Success at the 2013 Precision Machining Technology Show in Columbus, Ohio
Metcam, a fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, today announced it has completed implementation of a number of improvements, from plant configuration changes and floor space expansion to installation of more than $2 million in new equipment. These enhancements, accompanied by continued diversification of its customer base and expansion of customer relationships, enabled Metcam to achieve record sales in 2012.
ASI's Guidelineâ„˘ wins Bronze at Chicago Ceremony; awards celebrate 26 years of honoring innovators and innovation.
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App Your Sensor®! What would smartphones be without apps? They would be mobile phones that can't do much more than make phone calls and sending SMS. Apps turn smartphones into intelligent assistants with any number of different tasks. Transferred into the world of image processing, this app-based approach transforms cameras and sensors into customised, smart vision sensors.