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.
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.
Schilling Robotics LLC, the Davis-based designer and manufacturer of deep-sea robotic vehicles and other underwater equipment, announced that it has opened a new support centre in Singapore and begun construction of another one in Brazil. "These expansions demonstrate Schilling Robotics' commitment to global support for our customers," said CEO Tyler Schilling.