Topcon Positioning Systems has released the MS Series of high precision robotic total stations in both North and South America. The senior vice president of the Topcon Positioning Systems Survey Business Unit, Denny Welch said that the MS measuring station opened a new era in ultra precision measurements.
When Liquid Robotics built the Wave Glider they certainly did not expect their device to be attacked by a shark, but that is just what happened as per the CEO Bill Vass, the CEO of Liquid Robotics. He said that the ocean wave powered Wave Glider was cruising a hundred miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico when it was attacked.
Welltec has come up with small robotic devices that are capable of performing diverse maintenance and intervention tasks at oil wells.
The 10th Annual International Student ROV will be held in Houston from the 16th to 18th of June at the Neutral Buoyancy Lab in the Sonny Carter Training Facility.
Students from the Maywood Middle School stopped a mock oil spill by putting the robots designed by them into action.
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.
A number of research and development professionals in the field of robotics are meeting for a two day national symposium in Dighi, Pune.
Indiana State University has organized the first state competition for a new underwater robotics program. The technology and engineering students of the university played host as they volunteered their services for the inaugural SeaPerch state finals.
OleumTech, a company specializing in industrial automation systems, has teamed up with McKi Wireless Solutions, a firm based in Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada, to improve product and solutions for oil and gas markets in Canada and other countries.
The robot Internet, called RoboEarth, is a groundbreaking project that allows robots to share information with one another.