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.
The Chrysler Foundation continues its long time commitment to furthering science, engineering and technology education as it announces recipients of 2011 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotic grants.
Software Toolbox, a supplier of industrial automation software, has rolled out a new variant of OPC Data Logger that supports OPC UA connectivity.
The Chief Executive Officer of Smart Motion Robotics, Scott Gilmore stated that egg farms to decrease pricey food safety problems.
Researchers at the National Agricultural and Food Research Organization, Japan, have developed a new strawberry-picking robot. It can pick each ripe berry from the vine by accurately identifying the color of the ripe fruit.
NASA is offering $20 million in support of the robotics non profit organisation ‘FIRST’ or For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.
As a part of its incentive for student participation in science, technology and mathematics with a focus on robotic technology, NASA is providing up to $20 million over the next five years to support a national program.
Imagine combining bioengineering, military drones and Sumo wrestling. This is exactly what over 500 middle and high school students from Riverside and San Bernardino counties will do at the Bourns College of Engineering on Saturday.
The Alabama Robotics Technology Park will soon be open to the general public. Alabama Governor, Bob Riley will be attending the grand opening of the Phase I of the park on Wednesday November 10, 2010.
The NICTA chief executive David Skellern is due to retire early next year and Hugh Durrant-Whyte will replace him. He was appointed the new CEO after an international search by executive placement specialists Russell Reynolds and Associates.