News - 11 Oct 2012
Recently declassified documents from the 1950s reveal plans to build a flying saucer.
The information was discovered in a paper entitled "Project 1794, Final Development Summary Report" dated 1956,...
Article - 8 Jun 2022
Incorporating advanced motion control into automated processes is becoming more frequent as manufacturing and industrial demands grow.
Article - 25 Mar 2013
Motion control is the key technological foundation of industrial automation. The control of motion is a key concern whether it is the path of a cutting tool, the motion of a product, or the motion of...
News - 10 Feb 2022
Robotics scientists at Virginia Tech have developed a multifunctional shape-morphing material that enables soft robots to adopt complex, load-bearing shapes without the use of motors or pulleys. A...
News - 18 Nov 2015
On its way to higher layers of the mountain where it is investigating how Mars' environment changed billions of years ago, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover will take advantage of a chance to study...
News - 15 Apr 2013
As a child, Paul Lazarescu dreamed of becoming an inventor. “I always loved building things,” he says. “For my birthday presents, I’d get remote-control cars and kits, and I once tried to make myself...
Article - 28 Oct 2021
Weed management is crucial in meeting growing food demands. This article explores UAVs, sensors, and machine learning for precision weed control.
Article - 4 May 2022
AZoRobotics speaks with Michael Bartlett from Virginia Tech about his multifunctional shape-morphing robotic endoskeleton using a low-melting-point alloy (LMPA) enclosed within a rubber skin.
Article - 25 Feb 2022
Artificial intelligence (AI) has come to bear on many of our responses to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), and will continue to help us tackle future pandemics
Article - 27 Jul 2012
The DC motor is considered the heart of a robot and is the main driving force behind moving an artificial structure.