Researchers at the Hertfordshire University headed by Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn have developed Kinesics and Synchronization in the Personal Assistant Robot (KASPAR), a child-sized robot for teaching Autistic children social interaction.
Benshaw, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, has made an agreement with Microblend Technologies for supplying custom automated controls for Microblend’s Automated Paint Machine system that has pioneered the entire paint selling process.
British Automation and Robotics Association (BARA) has collaborated with Drives & Controls for organizing Machine Safety Conference at Bletchley Park on November 9.
Asustek Computer has announced that it will display its Florabot at the 2010 Taipei International Flora Expo in the Pavilion of Dreams which will be held from November 6, 2010 to April 25, 2011.
Boeing Co and iRobot have signed an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity agreement with the U.S. Air Force for providing the 70 model 310 SUGV robots to the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) network.
Quiet Logistics has declared that it has been selected by Vampfangs.com for offering Consumer Driven Fulfillment (CDF) services thereby helping them to quickly supply their retractable fangs.
Lockheed Martin has received a contract worth $24M for offering new technology upgrades like high-end audio processing and also new concepts for identifying and surveying submarines.
Researchers at the Istanbul's Sabanci University have developed SURALP, Turkey’s first humanoid robot.
Detcon Inc will display its latest range of Smart Wireless products at the Permian Basin International Oil Show (PBIOS 2010) in Booth D1-3 in Odessa, Texas between October 19 and 21.
Ricardo has declared that its heavy-fuel Wolverine3 engine for powering Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) has successfully accomplished its first in-flight tests at the Nevada National Security Site of the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Scientists at the British Columbia University are researching the ice-shelves of Antartica between October 17 and November 12 with the help of UBC-Gavia, an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) which will traverse through deep ice-covered waters of Antarctica’s Erebus Glacier Tongue in McMurdo Sound of thickness 100 m whose latitude is 77° south.
Accuray Incorporated has declared that University Hospital of Ostrava (UHO) Clinic of Oncology has incorporated its CyberKnife robotic system for cancer treatment and has become the first Medical center in Czech Republic to include robotic surgery in cancer treatment.
National 4-H Council and JC Penney have granted $50,000 to Washington State University Extension 4-H (WSUE 4-H) for developing the 4-H program, a multi-county robotics project.
Panasonic has launched a new GP-KH232 HD Remote Head Camera System featuring a 1/3 inch CMOS sensor offering a high performance resolution of 1080p/60p from a HDMI output with multi-formatting video output abilities.
Mission Health System has launched the first Intravenous solution produced by Intelligent Hospital Systems’ Robotic Intravenous Automation, a unit that can automatically fill IV bags and syringes.