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News  ·  Article  ·  Wednesday, May 23rd 2018  · The Robot Report

Agility Robotics announced at the Robotics Summit & Showcase two simulators for the Cassie bipedal robot. The simulators will help evaluate the physical capabilities of Cassie and test control methods.

News  ·  Article  ·  Wednesday, May 23rd 2018  · The Robot Report

The inaugural Robotics Summit & Showcase gets underway today at the Westin Boston Waterfront. The two-day event brings together the best minds in robotics to focus on the design, development, manufacture and delivery of commercial class robotics and intelligent systems products and services.

News  ·  Article  ·  Wednesday, May 23rd 2018  · BusinessWire

Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, introduces the vision-guided GV Se

  • Packaging
  • Measuring/Testing
  • Dispensing
  • Cartesian/Gantry
  • Transportation
  • Product Assembly
  • Construction

News  ·  Article  ·  Wednesday, May 23rd 2018  · Robotics Tomorrow

Leader in robot perception exits stealth to release commercial product

News  ·  Article  ·  Wednesday, May 23rd 2018  · Robotics Tomorrow

Makeblock announced that its mBot series STEAM education products received accreditation from the Finnish education standard agency Kokoa, and thus Makeblock became the first Chinese educational robotics company ever accredited by Kokoa.

News  ·  Article  ·  Wednesday, May 23rd 2018  · Reuters

Technology that has helped Israel's military drive tanks, guide and intercept missiles, and keep its computer systems secure is being redeployed in the development of driverless cars.

 
News  ·  Article  ·  Wednesday, May 23rd 2018  · Robotics Tomorrow

Tennibot Serves an Ace on Kickstarter, with Presales Surpassing $60,000 for the World’s First Robotic Tennis Ball Collector

  • Kickstarter

News  ·  Article  ·  Wednesday, May 23rd 2018  · The Robot Report

The inaugural Robotics Summit & Showcase kicked off in style with a VIP Reception on May 22 at MassRobotics, the independent, non-profit organization whose mission is helping grow the to support the Massachusetts robotics community.

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · Robotics Tomorrow

Independent consulting firm, Competitive Edge, on behalf of MHI, selects PINC as standout exhibit during MODEX 2018.

  • UAV/Drone
  • Material Handling
  • Education

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · TechCrunch

A new U.K. self-driving car startup founded by Amar Shah and Alex Kendall, two machine learning PhDs from University of Cambridge, is de-cloaking today. Wayve — backed by New York-based Compound, Europe’s Fly Ventures, and Brent Hoberman’s Firstminute Capital — is building w…

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · Robotics Business Review

NIST's Manufacturing Extension Partnership involves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and private industry. Its members include New York's FuzeHub, which is working to help local companies be competitive with automation.

 
News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · Science Daily

Researchers will present a new lane-change algorithm that splits the difference. It allows for more aggressive lane changes than the simple models do but relies only on immediate information about other vehicles' directions and velocities to make decisions.

  • Autonomous
  • Autonomous Vehicle
  • Research
  • Parallel

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · The Robot Report

Ocado (LON:OCDO), the UK leader in home-delivered groceries from robot-run distribution centers, has established a licensing deal with US grocery chain Kroger (NYSE:KR) whereby Kroger will take a 5% stake in Ocado – an investment valued at ~$247.5 million and Ocado will help Kroger set up systems to...

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · Robotics Tomorrow

Imagine being surrounded by towering mountains and rich vegetation all while using highly-crafted underwater robots to locate a simulated long-lost airplane wreckage at the bottom of a swimming pool. That will be a reality for students from around the world at the Marine Advanced Technology Educatio...

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · Business Insider

Unlike other robot vacuums that employ a circular shape, the Electrolux Pure I9 Robotic Vacuum is actually more triangular, which means that it’s able to get into nooks and crannies that I have trouble reaching even with my traditional vacuum.

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · The Robot Report

Three and half years ago, I stood on the corner of West Street and gasped as two window washers clung to life at the end of a rope a thousand feet above. By the time rescue crews reached the men on the 69th floor of 1 World Trade they were close to passing out from…

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · BusinessWire

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the availability of three products for use by global militaries and government agencies including bo

  • Surveillance
  • UAV/Drone
  • Research
  • Law Enforcement

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · Reuters

In a field of sugar beet in Switzerland, a solar-powered robot that looks like a table on wheels scans the rows of crops with its camera, identifies weeds and zaps them with jets of blue liquid from its mechanical tentacles.

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · Robotics Tomorrow

1st Annual AI/Robotics Venture Fair brings over 100 investors to Pittsburgh

  • Research

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · MarketWatch

Voice-first technology could make a big difference in letting older adults age with independence.

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · IEEE Spectrum

When it comes to things that are ultrafast and lightweight, robots can't hold a candle to the fastest-jumping insects and other small-but-powerful creatures.

  • Research

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · BusinessWire

Launching off the overwhelming success in US markets, Reis & Irvy’s revolutionary frozen yogurt robots, are set to disrupt the industry in Canada.

News  ·  Article  ·  Tuesday, May 22nd 2018  · Robotics Business Review

Food robots, from growing and processing to cooking, are expected to be in high demand. CMU and Sony have started a collaboration to develop these robots.

 
News  ·  Article  ·  Monday, May 21st 2018  · Science Daily

In the world of robotics, soft robots are the new kids on the block. The unique capabilities of these automata are to bend, deform, stretch, twist or squeeze in all the ways that conventional rigid robots cannot. Today, it is easy to envision a world in which humans and robots collaborate -- in clos...

  • Research
  • Soft Robotics
  • Healthcare
  • Measuring/Testing