Archive for the ‘Misc’ Category

UC develops a Firefighting Robot for helping Firefighters

As the use of firefighting robots has started to increase, many related improvements are taken so often to make it powerful. One of the latest inventions is the Segway-like Firefighting Robot developed by the Engineers at the University of California, San Diego. This firefighting robot helps in providing the happenings at a burning building to […]

A new Self Driving RobotCar gets revealed

A team led by Prof. Paul Newman at Oxford University, UK has demonstrated their Self Driving RobotCar on the private roads of Begbroke Science Park. It proves to be a great achievement as it can take over the driving once you accept the offer from the car’s computer. Getting back the driving control is also […]

Top impressive robots at CES 2013

Recently, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada from January 8th to 11th. Over 3000 exhibitors displayed their innovative products under various categories like Automotive Electronics, Wireless Devices, Accessories, Embedded Technology, etc. Among them, several newly developed robots have also dominated the show floor, […]

Top Seven Extraordinary Robots of 2012

It is always fun to talk about robots. As we are nearing the end of 2012, we have seen many remarkable robots developed this year. A small recap of this years’ extraordinary robots (with video) are brought together for your information:

Stay connected with robots via IEEE Spectrum’s iPad App

IEEE Spectrum, an award-winning Automation Blog unleashes its first iPad App for Robots on iTunes. This app is packed with several astonishing features, which will certainly grab the attention of all the robotics lovers. Moreover, its appearance and performance will attract the people those have less interest in robotics. This app includes the complete details […]

The BFS Auto Robot can scan books at high speed & high definition

Nowadays, eBooks have become more popular after the arrival of Smartphones and Tablets. A couple of difficulties usually frustrate while scanning hundreds and thousands of books such as long scanning time and possibility of damages. To eliminate these problems, the University of Tokyo’s Ishikawa Oku laboratory has come up with BFS Auto Robot. The BFS […]

SketRobo and DiscoRobo gets unveiled at IFA 2012

TOSY Robotics, a leading Vietnamese robot manufacturing company is well known for their TOPIO ping-pong playing robot. Now, they have recently showed off their two new robots namely SketRobo and DiscoRobo (see the left picture) at IFA Electronics Show in Berlin. SketRobo is a drawing robot that can draw various pre-programmed images at a matter […]

MATLAB in Robotics

In recent years, many robots are possessed with the image analysis feature for recognizing objects. Most of them may think how these quality works are done by robots. Therefore, it is your time to get known to these facts. MATLAB is a software tool that is commonly used for performing image processing in the robots. […]

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science that aims in developing robots with intelligence. Here, intelligence refers to learning capabilities, understanding language, problem solving, the way of thinking, and more. In other words, AI is a system that makes the robots to ‘think.’ Robots are usually programmed with different robot programming languages to […]

Autonomous truss-climbing robot assembles and disassembles structures

A constructor robot developed by the researchers at Cornell University is capable of autonomously climbing in a three-dimensional truss for assembling and disassembling the building structures. This robot had several design modifications from the year of 2009. Now, the existing one is the third version building robot. An important change made is the incorporation of […]