Category: Robotics

Robear – Bear Shaped Robot designed to serve Patients and Elderly 0

Robear – Bear Shaped Robot designed to serve Patients and Elderly

Looking at its current population growth statistics, Japan is expecting a high number of aging individuals in the coming years, which means more elderly to take care of. To cater for energy efficient yet gentle care, RIKEN and Sumitomo Riko Company Limited have developed Robear, a nursing care robot, developed...

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PlexiDrone: FLY-FILM-INSPIRE

Aerial photography is growing every day and now a Toronto based robotics company, DreamQii has  developed PlexiDrone, a portable quadcopter which is going to make it very easy for budding photographers. PlexiDrone can be transported, disassemble and snapped together in less than a minute when it’s needed.  The product was...

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Eve the Robot Discovers New Candidate For Malaria

Scientists at Cambridge University and the University of Manchester have demonstrated that their robot scientist Eve is capable of speeding up the search for new drugs and could transform the global pharmaceutical industry. Eve is a robotic scientist developed by researchers from the Universities of Aberystwyth and Cambridge, the same...

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NASA Might Use Robotic Drones To Scope Mars

NASA is constantly exploring and discovering different planets for the benefit of mankind.   “To go where no man ever gone before” is going to be hard when you don’t know where exactly you’re going.  NASA is now working on a small helicopter that could fly ahead of future Mars rovers,...

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Wigl Bot Moves to Music, Teaches Kids to Program

Robots can be great fun and we all know that the field of robotics is moving us into the future.  Kids especially love playing with robots and they can also be quite educational.  The Wigl bot moves to music and teaches kids to program. With the Wigl bot, young programmers...

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RoboDynamics’ LUNA: A Personal Robot

Santa Monica based company, RoboDynamics believe their personal robot called ‘Luna’ will revolutionize robotics.  The innovation was developed back in 2011, but still has not been able to hit the market.  The developers have launched a funding campaign. Developed by RoboDynamics and design studio SchultzeWorks, Luna stands at 5 feet...

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Sepios: A Robot Cuttlefish

Researchers have always looked upon nature for inspiration.  A result of this mimicry is the Sepios robot that is inspired by the cuttlefish. A mechanical engineering students project of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich,  the Sepios is a robot with four orthogonal fins.  The official launch of Sepios was...

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Personal Robot by Robotbase

Artificial Intelligence is growing in the field of robotics every day.  An artificial intelligence robot capable of acting as a personal assistant, stylist, security guard, photographer and telepresence is being displayed as the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 in Las Vegas.  The Personal Robot has been developed by a New York...

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Robots Learn to Cook Watching YouTube Videos

If you thought that you were the only one who uses YouTube videos to educate yourself, think again.  A team of scientists from the University of Maryland and the Australian research center NICTA successfully taught a robot how to use tools by showing it cooking videos on YouTube. Human beings...

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Sea Turtle Robot to Explore the Ocean

Exploration in the deep blue oceans…..sounds interesting, but humans still have some limitations.  A team of Indian origin researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) is coming up with a next generation ‘thinking’ robotic sea turtle which is capable of performing complicated tasks such as surveillance and energy harvesting....

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Tesla’s New Automated Robotic Snake Charger

Tesla Motors is developing a robotic snake arm that would emerge from the wall and connect itself to the battery port on the Model S sedan.  Such an advancement would essentially create a hands-free car charging system for owners of these sleek electric vehicles. CEO and chief product architect, Elon...

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Quadriplegic successfully uses mind-controlled robotic arm

The University of Pittsburg’s team of researchers has been working on a project that could change the lives of amputees.  They have developed a mind-controlled robotic arm. A paraplegic woman who controlled a robotic arm using just her thoughts has taken another step towards restoring her natural movements by controlling...

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Underwater Robot with Intelligent 3D Cameras for High-Precision Tracking

Okayama University researchers in collaboration with industrial partners have developed an innovative underwater robot incorporating intelligent three dimensional object recognition CCD technology for autonomous search and tracking operations over long durations of time in open water. Created by a team at Japan’s Okayama University, the MOS/AUV (Move on Sensing/Autonomous Underwater...

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iRobot Create 2 brings DIY to Roomba robots

The pioneers in robotics are iRobot, have come up with something new.  Many educational robots are either complex and expensive, or simple and cheap.  iRobot thinks it can reach a happy balance with its new Create 2 robot. The Create 2 is iRobot’s attempt to bring the form and abilities...

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GRIBBOT – A Robotic Butcher

Now-a-days the field of robotics is excelling more than anything else.  There is now an industrial robot that can succeed at removing the breast fillet from a chicken. Researchers working on the CYCLE project have built a fully functional robot in the lab to automate the process of extracting breast...

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