Robotics

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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 2 reports

Changes afoot as DARPA challenge robots prep for upgrade

As researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) make progress giving their humanoid robot more autonomy, they're getting ready to get their hands on an upgrade robot this fall.The robotics team that made the DARPA robotics challenge finals has ... [Published Computerworld Malaysia - 45 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Self-driving mini truck put to the test by US Marines

Automakers aren't the only ones working to implement self-driving technology . The US Marine Corps has teamed up with TORC Robotics' (among others) to work on a Jeep-esque option outfitted with the company's Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate system -- ... [Published Engadget - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Hexapod Robot Gets Even Better at Being Indestructible

Last year, we wrote about a hexapod robot that could teach itself to walk after you chopped its leg off . It was awesome. It still is awesome, because if you have any experience with robots, you know that they malfunction almost continuously. Last week, ... [Published Spectrum Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Robot Attempting to Hitchhike Across Canada, Relying on Humans for Survival

A Canadian-made robot is attempting to hitchhike across the country without supervision from its human creators.Conceived in Ontario from the minds of Dr. David Smith of McMaster University and Dr. Frauke Zeller of Ryerson University, Hitchbot is "a free-spirited ... [Published Tech Vibes - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Buy Intuitive Surgical Amid Negative Sentiment Around The Company

By Andy Batts :A study performed on 118 patients is casting doubts on the benefits of Intuitive Surgical 's (NASDAQ: ISRG ) da Vinci robotic surgery platform. The study claims that patients with bladder cancer facing same complication rate and hospital ... [Published BioPortfolio - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Meet HitchBOT: the robot hitchhiking across Canada

[embedded content]Robot hitchhiker sounds like the name of an old horror movie but today, it’s actually a friendly reality. Two professors at McMaster and Ryerson University have created “ HitchBOT ,” a robot programmed to hitchhike across Canada, and ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Operating robots underground

Defense Update: Ground robots can assist human activities underground, sometime even replace manned operations in certain applications. Missions assumed by robot are often safer and, in some applications, faster and more accurate, than those done by humans. ... [Published I360 Gov - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Robotics
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

PadBot, The Robotic Avatar For Everyone ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community

This article contains an interview with Justin Van[1] of Inbot.A small Chinese startup is working on an idea that’s straight out of the movies: Cheap, easy-to-use telepresence robots. PadBot[2], which is currently running an Indiegogo campaign[3], wants ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

XINHUA - Xinhua Insight: Robots rise in Chinese manufacturing

Xinhua Insight: Robots rise in Chinese manufacturingContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.by Xinhua writers Zhong Qun and Ma XiaochengGUANGZHOU, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Industrial robots are assuming more and more prominence in China as the country's manufacturing ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

South Korean government responds to Japan’s “robot revolution” with $2.69 billion investment in robotics

The South Korean government has announced a 2.6 trillion won ($A2.69 billion) investment in its local robotics industry, in a move set to benefit industrial giants such as LG, Samsung and Hyundai.The new program, initiated by South Korea’s Ministry of ... [Published Smart Company Australia - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Robotics, South Korea, Japan
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

On the mend

July 27--As a mechanic, Charles "Chip" McArty thought he could fix anything ... until he was diagnosed with cancer. That's when he realized he would need a lot more sophisticated tools -- including robotic surgery -- to get his body running smoothly ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Robotics, Mechanic, Cancer
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 3 reports

Rise of the machines

Today’s robotic vacuum cleaners are advanced machines that use hightech sensors and even cameras to help navigate and ensure that every nook and cranny is clean. We take a look at six popular models (Aztech VC2000, Iclebo Arte, iRobot Roomba 880, , , ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 27 2014]

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He added that the team is considering putting all of the robot's balancing and standing algorithms on one on-board processor. "That way, the balancing can run at real time and not be bogged down with other systems taking up resources" said DeDonato
...specifications and example programs, Heiser said they are mostly released under a 2-clause BSD license, with plus tools under either BSD or GPL. "Some things build on third-party open-source software, and where that is under GPL, then that forces the improvements to be under GPL."
"The investment environment in some western parts is as good as in developed regions. Local support removed many of the barriers for us to enter more mainland cities" Gou said
Professionals from nuvoTon have trained BMSCE faculty in order to manage the lab and train students. "Our academic programme aims to strike strong long-term partnership with academia to increase the knowledge base in the aforesaid processor application and to promote that knowledge with future engineers who have unlimited innovation capacities" comments Patil

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Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - 46 mins ago]
TWENTY “WHITE SWAN BOOK” COMMANDMENTS OF RESILIENCY … http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140728221803&#4.….resilience The Scottish government has announced funding for a initiative to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-28279336 ...
Self-driving mini truck put to the test by US M... [Published Engadget - 2 hours ago]
Automakers aren't the only ones working to implement self-driving technology. The US Marine Corps has teamed up with TORC Robotics' (among others) to work on a Jeep-esque option outfitted with the company's Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate system ...
Hitchhiking robot journeys alone across Canada ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 4 hours ago]
Armed with little more than a primitive ability to beg for rides, a Canadian robot aiming to hitchhike from Halifax to Victoria has already made it to the Quebec border in its first 24 hours. Now, hitchBOT — a device constructed from a plastic bucket, ...
Hexapod Robot Gets Even Better at Being Indestr... [Published IEEE Spectrum - 5 hours ago]
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MIT researcher Karl Iagnemma believes one of the biggest risks of self-driving cars is the Human-Machine Interface problem. By Intel Free Press Depending on where you get your news, the phrase “autonomous vehicle” can mean anything from a benign ...
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Commercial U.S. cargo ship reaches space station [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 16 2014]
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