The U.S. Army is building smarter robots to help it complete the more dangerous tasks with minimal risk to human lives. It already has an existing fleet of about 3,000 small tactical robots deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan which use sensor technology to sweep sensitive areas for Improvised Explosive Devices or IED's.
GeckoSystems, developer of mobile service robots (MSR's), made an announcement regarding partnering with a Japanese robot company called ifoo Co. to develop a low cost robot arm. The jointly developed robotic arm is intended for mobile service robots and light industrial use.
ASIMO the world's most advanced humanoid robot from Honda is ten years old as of 31 October 2010. The humanoid robot was created as part of Honda's research and development program in robotic and human mobility.
At the University of Miami scientist are examining 13 mothers and their babies in the age group of 1 to 6 months to try and discover the secrets of the human cognitive development. Face to face interactions between mother and child were studied in the first phase.
Contineo Robotics and Remotec are entering into a partnership to develop life saving technology. Remotec is a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, the global security firm. The collaboration based in Oklahoma City will improve tactics used by first responders in crisis situations.
Bharat University students are greatly encouraged by the prizes and medals that they won at the AutoCup 2010 which is an international robotic competition that was held in Tehran, Iran. In toal eight Indian students from Bharath University, Saveeta University and Anna University won medals in the "@home category".
Actroid - F is a Japanese robot with the most human facial expressions ever created. Developed by Kokoro Co Ltd and ATR it was unveiled at the AIST Lab Fair.
As per Isaac Asimov's First Law of Robotics, "A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm."
Malibu surf beaches may one day have robot life guards if 'Emily' and her inventor have their way. Emily or Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard has been patrolling Malibu's Zuma Beach with her inventor Tony Mulligan.
The development of robotic exoskeletons for gait training in the movement impaired is what Sunil K Agrawal professor of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Delaware holds close to his heart.
KUKA Robotics is all set to introduce its latest innovation of a new robotic technology with one controller. The technology will be on display at the PACK EXPO 2010.
Yushin Precision Equipment has developed the latest series of top-entry HSA and side-entry TSXA robots. These light-weight, high-speed and servo-powered robots will be showcased in Hall 12, Stand E51 at the K 2010 event in Dusseldorf.
Carefree Bathing, a provider of bathroom equipments developed from glass-fiber-reinforced plastics, has deployed a Motoman-UP50-35 robot for automating various tasks involved in the secondary finishing stage of bath tub development.
Unisys has received Land Border Integration (LBI) contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency of the Department of Homeland Security for developing an automated system for enhanced detection of vehicles and persons crossing the US land that borders with Canada and Mexico.
Searidge Technologies has declared that it has been chosen by Malta Air Traffic Services (MATS), Malta International Airport’s air navigation service provider, for offering ground surveillance solution for the airport.