Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Robots News

News on Robots continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs

This Nov. 13, 2013 photo made available by NASA shows the Robonaut with legs at a lab in Houston.

Comment?

Related Topix: Robots, NASA

4 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

Dyson Vacuums to Make Robot Vacuums

Sir James Dyson has begun thinking about putting his company's vacuum cleaners to use in more humanitarian Blue Angels commandercauses.

Comment?

Related Topix: Robots, Science, Computer Science, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology

8 hrs ago | Washington Times

Drones from the deep: Pentagon develops ocean-floor attack robots

The Pentagon has come up with a new way to place paranoia in the minds of future enemies: attack drones that can patiently wait on the ocean floor for years.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Camera

NASA chief Charles Bolden tours CU-Boulder for the first time

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden spoke Friday before a packed house at the University of Colorado, lauding the school's aerospace program and delivering an animated primer on what he hopes space travel will look like in the near future.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Boulder, CO, Space, us Travel, Travel

CBS Local

Boulder Uses Robots To Search For Damage Under Drainage Areas

While crews in Boulder work to prevent more flooding from the spring thaw after last fall's devastating flooding, the city is still trying to figure out just how much damage that rushing water caused underground.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Weather

ComputerWorld

Google tech to bring 3D mapping smarts to NASA's space station robots

Google said Thursday that its Project Tango team is collaborating with scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center to integrate the company's new 3D technology into a robotic platform that will work inside the space station.

Comment?

Related Topix: Google, Startups, Robots, Science / Technology, CPU, NASA, Space

Las Cruces Sun-News

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never designed to do.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Mountain View, CA

ComputerWorld

Unbounded Robotics launches robot platform for education, research

Unbounded Robotics launched its UBR-1 robot, a US$50,000, one-armed mobile platform designed for research and education.

Comment?

Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, iPhone

ABC News

NASA's Moon-Orbiting Robot Crashes Down

NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that LADEE crashed into the back side of the moon.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology

Mashable

Micro Magnet Robots Can Build Mini Super Structures

Magnets and their properties have long fascinated everyone from children to scientists, but it's unlikely you've ever seen them harnessed quite like this.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Courier-News

Duckworth takes controls on local robots at Elgin tech center

That, at least, was the correlation that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth had as she maneuvered one of the student team's two robots through an obstacle course, picking up blocks and depositing them in a bin.

Comment?

Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Elgin, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Representative Randy Hultgren, Republican

West Australian

Honda's new ASIMO robot, more human-like than ever

It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger.

Comment?

Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

Science Daily

Chess robots to cause Judgment Day?

Next time you play a computer at chess, think about the implications if you beat it.

Comment?

Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Computers

ECNmag

Simplicity is key to co-operative robots

The team, working in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics , in the University's Faculty of Engineering, has programmed extremely simple robots that are able to form a dense cluster without the need for complex computation, in a similar way to how a swarm of bees or a flock of birds is able to carry out tasks collectively.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Apiculture, Science, Environment

Brand Republic

Robots aren't teaming up with art directors - they're too busy writing the news

On 17 March at 7.53am, the Los Angeles Times ran a story on its website about an earthquake striking near the city: "A shallow magnitude 2.7 earthquake aftershock was reported Monday morning four miles from Westwood, according to the US Geological Survey.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Opinion

Ghanamma.com

Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

Rather than focus on what the owner sees, Prof Hirotaka Osawa's kit shows computer-generated eye animations in place of the wearer's real ones.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers, PC, Cameras

Wed Apr 16, 2014

USA Today

Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science

Americans like what science can do, but many in a new poll say it would be bad for parents to alter the DNA of their children to produce smarter, more athletic offspring.

Comment?

Norwalk Citizen News

Inside The Lab Where They Build Robots That Are Smaller Than Pennies

Sarah Bergbreiter is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maryland, and she and her team build tiny robots.

Comment?

Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Sunherald.com

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

In a Monday, April 14, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, operators aboard the Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle into position for deployment to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Navy, US News, US Military, Science / Technology, Australia, Oceania, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Asia Travel, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

WTOP-FM Washington

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two previous missions were cut short by technical problems and deep water, authorities said on Thursday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Science / Technology, Australia, Oceania, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Asia Travel, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

•••
•••
•••
•••

Robots Jobs

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••