In this interview Dr. Cameron Chai, Chief Editor of AZoRobotics speaks to Robert Kaifler, Product Manager, Robotic Testing Systems at Zwick Roell about how robotics has changed the face of materials testing.
Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi is now defending himself against a robot. The Aeryon Scout is a drone that was created by graduate students at the University of Waterloo. It can fly 500 meters off the ground, use a camera to take pictures and stream video. It is being employed by Rebels who are fighting against Gadhafi.
iRobot Corp has been given an order by the U.S.Navy worth $ 21 million for the delivery of more than 100 Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK 1 MOD 1 robots and spares kits. This is the fourth order which is part of a $230 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, bringing total orders under this contract to $36 million.
Robonaut 2 the humanoid robot that NASA sent up with the last shuttle Discovery has been unboxed. Robonaut 2, also known as R2 was delivered five months ago to the International Space Station and has been powered up for the first time on this mission.
A US government owned firm has come up with a scout robot that could be used by rescue teams to save miners. The scout robot has been developed using the Microsoft Xbox 360 game controller by Sandia National Laboratories.
The US Army is getting involved in the analysis of alternatives (AOA) being conducted by the Navy to determine the service requirements and the possibility drafting of a joint program for the vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft (VTOL) unmanned aircraft.
NASA wants students to come up with an excavator for working on the surface of the moon. It is issuing a challenge to US and international undergraduates and graduates to team up to design and build this excavator.
Robots caring for elderly human beings are not quite as futuristic as science fiction movies would have you believe.
Stephen J. Altemus, chief engineer at Johnson Space Centre in Houston wants to send a robot to the moon. The Project M is being considered a guerrilla effort as there has been no official enthusiasm for it.
LEGO and NASA have come together to send a LEGO set on a space shuttle into orbit this week. The Danish toy maker and the premier space agency are hoping to spark the interest of children in science, technology, engineering and math.
Mining brings about risk and danger with falling rocks, entrapment, and fire endangering the safety of workers on a regular basis.
Learn more about how the use of micro-robotics in ocean exploration could be the future of understanding life on both distant planetary objects like Jupiter's moons, and reveal how life began on Earth.
Automation in food analysis is growing for similar reasons, but it will also see growth due to increased food safety regulations and improving technology.
Discover Cavitar’s welding cameras that can be used in a variety of situations to offer high-quality visualization of the welding processes.
This page discusses Celera Motion’s Capitan Series to their line of premium performance Ingenia servo drives.
This page details the capabilities of the TeraRanger Evo Mini, a single- and multi-pixel capability in one sensor.