Distinguished members of IEEE, a large, global professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, have found that advancements in small robots, ranging from nanorobots to shoebox-sized robots, hold promise for delivering innovative and life-altering future applications.
As Quantum International Corp. works to develop and commercialize game-changing robotics innovations, a startling new breed of robot could hold the key to rebuilding the world’s coral reefs: the swarm.
As Quantum International Corp. explores the potential of tiny nanobots to revolutionize medicine, new robotics breakthroughs could soon pave the way for a potential cure for cancer.
PI (Physik Instrumente) LP – a leading manufacturer of motion control systems for nano-automation — provides a complete line of highly accurate 6-axis robotic parallel positioners (Hexapod/SpaceFAB) for advanced applications in fields as diverse as bio/nano-technology, aerospace, medical technology and lasers/photonics.
A research team having a lead IBM team and professors from the University of California have developed experimental computer chips that are capable of mimicking the abilities of human brain such as action, cognition and perception.
President Obama has announced a $70 million initiative to accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside, or co-operatively with people. The proposal has been called the National Robotics Initiative and is backed by a number of government run agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The World Robot Olympiad Arabia this year saw 1,500 students form 300 plus teams to participate in the three categories. The WRO 2011 was hosted in the capital city of Abu Dhabi.
Scientists at the University of Kashan are working on determining mechanical and physical characteristics of carbon and nitride-Bohr nanotubes in an attempt to enhance the design of the nano-robots’ arms.
The Yonhap News Agency in Seoul reported that the Government has announced it will spend 100 billion WON (US$89.5 million) on robotics related projects to encourage growth in the cutting edge industry.
It looks like a starfish made of soft plastic. When air is blown into it through a thin tube it comes to life and the starfish closes like a hand. It does this so gently that it can grasp a raw egg without breaking it.