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RFID Technology Allows Robots To Search For Household Objects

09/23/2014, Robots are pretty useful to have around, but they can prove to be rather tricky to program in order to handle everyday tasks, going to show how complex and wonderfully created our brains are. Mobile robots do prove their worth in homes if they could be...

Internet Connected Drones From Facebook (Rumor)

09/23/2014, When it comes to drones, it can be a particularly sticky issue for the layperson. However, Yael Maguire, engineering director at Facebook Connectivity Lab prefers to drop the use of the word “drones” where “beaming” Internet to the...

Robot Modified To Fly Human Flight Simulator

09/23/2014, Robots these days seem to be taking on larger and more important roles at the workplace, and this time around, we have researchers over at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) working on a small, off-the-shelf robot. Various...

German Banned From Yellowstone National Park After Crashing Drone

09/23/2014, The advent of drones have seen people come up with different ways of using them, and earlier this July, a drone user actually crashed one drone into Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic Spring. That drone user happened to be Andreas Meissner, a 37 year old...

Nanoscience Could Lead To Better Wine

09/22/2014, It does look as though robots are starting to get better and better at what we humans normally do, ranging from running a restaurant to actually having a far better sense of touch and dexterity compared to previous generation robots. Having said that,...

GelSight Sensor Allows Robots To Be More Dextrous

09/22/2014, When we talk about robots, most of the time we would think that it is a pretty easy thing to actually conjure up a robot that works and functions like a human. However, things are not all that simple on the surface, which goes to show just how complex our...

Foxconn’s Foxbots Reportedly Not Performing Up To Scratch

09/22/2014, Earlier this year it was reported that one of Apple’s assembly partners, Foxconn, had announced that they will be deploying robots called Foxbots to help assemble Apple’s new iPhones. Presumably with the aid of these Foxbots that the production of the...

Star Wars Anti-Drone Shield Could Have Been Used To Prevent Leaks

09/21/2014, There looks set to be plenty of security measures that will be in place throughout the entire filming of the upcoming Star Wars movie series, which are set to arrive in movie theaters some time in December next year. After all, you would know just how...

Jibo Raises More Than $2 Million In Indiegogo Campaign

09/15/2014, Will robots eventually be part of the family one day down the road, just like how the fictional Jetsons family has their own robot nanny? Well, that particular day might come sooner rather than later, thanks to the hit Indiegogo campaign which paraded...

Drones Used To Check Up On Mega Solar Plants

09/15/2014, Drones can be pretty useful if utilized in the right manner, and a certain Sohgo Security Services Co. Ltd. has announced that they will begin to offer a check-up service that involves the use of an unmanned flying robot – otherwise better known as...

Cheetah Robot Is Off The Leash

09/15/2014, Remember the Cheetah robot that we talked about last year? It looks like there has been more modifications made to this particular robot, so much so that a new algorithm that has been uploaded to it allows this MIT creation to move even faster than ever...

Panasonic AWN-02 Assist Suit Is Another Exoskeleton

09/15/2014, Last week, we read about how the Soft Exosuit gained another $3 million in funding from DARPA to turn it into reality, and this just goes to show how work among the different military agencies around the world, as well as companies, are in a race to...

Samsung SGR-A1 Robot Sentry Is One Cold Machine

09/14/2014, A Samsung Group subsidiary has worked on a robot sentry that they call the SGR-A1, and this particular robot will carry a fair amount of weapons that ought to make you think twice about crossing the borders of South Korea illegally – as it has been...

Boris The Robot Can Handle Complex Objects

09/11/2014, Whenever we take up a cup with our hand, wrapping a finger around the ear of the cup, we do not give much thought to that. Ask a robot, and it will probably require a whole lot of programming and moveable joints to get the job done. Perhaps there is a...