Robotics

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Name: Robotics
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

How an MIT professor’s children helped build a more touch-sensitive robot

By watching his children play, Edward Adelson got the idea for a new kind of robot. “I expected to be fascinated by watching how they used their visual systems, but I was actually more fascinated by how they used their fingers,” the MIT professor of vision ... [Published Quartz - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

What This MIT Sensor Could Mean For The Future Of Robotics

What This MIT Sensor Could Mean For The Future Of Robotics ... [Published Today's Farmer - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Robotics
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 7 reports

‘Soft’ Robots From MIT and Harvard Open Up Possibilities for New Class of Bots

The science of soft robotics is making big leaps as teams from MIT and Harvard have recently shown off new prototypes, hoping to challenge the way people imagine the future of robotics. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, led by ... [Published Singularity Hub - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

BIF 10: Who Needs A Paper Route When You Can Start A Robotics Company?

Nothing inspires both hope and fear like discussions about the future. Wells’ Time Machine to The Terminator movies, utopia and dystopia are intertwined as we recognize promise and possibility as well as industrial grade cruelty and dysfunction. The annual ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Robotics, Invention
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Q&A: Gov. Snyder talks Flint emergency manger, city schools, robotics

FLINT, MI – Gov. Rick Snyder says he hopes the city of Flint stays on track to transition away from an emergency manager and back to local control by early next year. And he says his office is part of the discussion as Flint schools draft a new deficit ... [Published Flint News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 8 reports

Fingertip sensor lets robots 'see' what they're touching

We've seen robotics improve by (literal) leaps[1] and bounds[2] recently, but what about more nuanced things, like a fine sense of touch? Researchers at MIT and Northeastern University are showing off a new fingertip version of the GelSight[3] sensor, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

Could robots replace the trusty sheepdog?

European academics have released a study outlining analgorithm they discovered for herding sheep, but New Zealandfarmers reckon the trusty sheepdog will be a fixture of farmlife for while yet.Scientists fom Swansea University, in the United Kingdom,found ... [Published Otago Daily Times - 23 hours ago]
Entities: sheep, Robotics, Drone, farm
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Gov. Snyder tours FIRST Robotics Center at Kettering University

FLINT (WJRT) -(09/19/14) - A facility to teach the basics of robotics has opened at Kettering University and it has the full support of Gov. Snyder.Snyder was in Flint Friday afternoon for the official opening of the FIRST Robotics Center.A FIRST Robotics ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Video Friday IROS 2014: Humanoid Eyes, Drones With Arms, and Printable Robots

The 2014 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) just ended here in Chicago, and we've spent all week checking out the bleeding edge of robotics research. We've started to post some of the most interesting stuff, and we'll ... [Published Spectrum Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Internet of Things robots communicate underwater

Researchers are developing underwater robots capable of communicating via acoustic signals to form the basis of the future underwater Internet of Things.Part of the EU-funded project Sunrise, working prototypes have recently been tested in Portugal with ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

EU's Arcas Project: Flying Robots Learn to Work Together and Pick, Hold, Transport Objects Over Distances

With the European Union's Arcas project nearing fruition, we could have a team of flying robots joining the legion of crawling, walking and leaping robots. ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

'Honeybee' robots replicate swarm behaviour at University of...

Computer scientists at the University of Lincoln have created a micro-robot which can replicate the behaviour of swarming honeybees.Colias, named after a genus of butterfly, was created by a team led by the University of Lincoln with Tsinghua University ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 19 2014]

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The CAA’s Richard Taylor said: "We can’t keep track of every unmanned aircraft. We’re asking everyone to use them sensibly and advising operators these are not toys and are subject to aviation rules."
"I'm all on pins and needles. This is a critical event" Nasa's director of planetary science, Jim Green, said on Wednesday
"It was overwhelming to see students and people like doctors and even lawyers show genuine interest in our creations. Events like these are just what we need to turn ideas into reality" concludes Deshpande
"I had competed in the festival last year. I have passed out but I had to watch them perform this year" said Sudarshan Doiphode, an alumnus of Sinhagad College of Engineering, who works for a shipping company

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Robots got toe to toe in Austintown [Published WKBN 27 First News - 1 hour ago]
Mars explorer Maven about to enter orbit [Published stuff.co.nz - 2 hours ago]
Ideas that click [Published Pune Mirror - 3 hours ago]
Competition heats up at CoEP's technical fest [Published Times of India - 3 hours ago]
Kuwait participates in 5th World Maker Faire in... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 3 hours ago]
A bot named Bolt: Robots help teach students ab... [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - 3 hours ago]
Rural police get militarized [Published Durango Herald - 4 hours ago]
MIT robot almost as speedy as a cheetah [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 4 hours ago]
Locomotion of Amorphous Surface Robots [Published Tech Briefs - 5 hours ago]
Mount Elizabeth growing stronger in healthcare [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 5 hours ago]
Designing Reliable Robots for Moon Exploration [Published Tech Briefs - 5 hours ago]
Steve Jobs banned kids from using iPads, iPhone... [Published Examiner.com - 6 hours ago]
NASA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Open... [Published BusinessWeek - 6 hours ago]
KLAUS - Does Europe really need new independent... [Published Zaman - 6 hours ago]
The fine line of recognizing talented women in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
Beyond the 'animals are machines' metaphor [Published Sott.net - 6 hours ago]
Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott Debate for the Firs... [Published San Antonio Current - 6 hours ago]
How an MIT professor’s children helped build a ... [Published Quartz - 6 hours ago]
Envoy Speak: Japan’s ‘soft power’ pitches for b... [Published Times of Oman - 6 hours ago]
What This MIT Sensor Could Mean For The Future ... [Published Today's Farmer - 7 hours ago]
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The fine line of recognizing talented women in ... [Published Venturebeat - 8 hours ago]
Thursday night roboticist Cynthia Breazeal was one one of three women to win L’Oreal’s Women in Digital award. During the ceremony it occurred to me, wait, Cynthia Breazeal is a woman? If you look at all the interviews, profiles, and stories about ...
Empire Robotics shows its hands … and they’re f... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - 8 hours ago]
Nidhi Subbaraman — BetaBoston The candidate for best robotic hand looks like a beanbag and claims to grip anything. A Boston builder of robot hands,  Empire Robotics , is showing its first commercial grippers today: the enchanting and entirely ...
‘Soft’ Robots From MIT and Harvard Open Up Poss... [Published Singularity Hub - 9 hours ago]
The science of soft robotics is making big leaps as teams from MIT and Harvard have recently shown off new prototypes, hoping to challenge the way people imagine the future of robotics. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, led by ...
Seegrid AGVs Flexible Automation Profiled in Mo... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 13 hours ago]
Pittsburgh, PA, September 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Seegrid Corporation, global leader of robotic automated guided vehicles (AGVs), was profiled in Modern Materials Handling magazine. According to Josh Bond, Modern Materials Handling Associate Editor, ...
Fluoropolymer Tubing Supplies Return to Normal ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 17 hours ago]
Southampton, PA, September 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- NewAge Industries is pleased to note that its fluoropolymer tubing in PTFE, FEP and PFA has been returned to normal stock levels after a multi-year shortage of the critical raw materials needed to produce ...
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Now small businesses are hiring robots too [Published Marketwatch Take On Tech - Sep 19 2014]
Flexible robot can withstand fire, snow - and b... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Sep 10 2014]
Ask Jeeves [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
Robo pets make training real for veterinarians [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Sep 02 2014]
Mystery of starling flock formation explained [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Aug 18 2014]
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3D Systems Introduces New Simbionix Robotics Tr... [Published 3D Systems Latest News - Sep 18 2014]
Kessler Foundation Study Finds Ekso(TM) Bionic ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 18 2014]
Revolutionary Robotic Surgery Transforms Hair Loss [Published Financial Services - Sep 18 2014]
World Maker Faire 2014 [Published 3D Systems Latest News - Sep 17 2014]
ReWalk Robotics Ltd. Announces Closing of Initi... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 17 2014]
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