Article - 1 Oct 2012
Actuators are motors used in a control system. They are usually the final elements in the system. They use energy input and low power command signal to amplify the signal and produce the desired...
Article - 3 Apr 2014
An actuator is an electromechanical device or a motor that controls a robotic system by converting electrical energy into motion.
Article - 20 Mar 2013
Cleaning is a boring, tedious and repetitive work, and hence is an appropriate application for robots. Although researchers from the field of robotics and artificial intelligence have taken great...
Article - 16 Sep 2018
THis article is an introduction to soft robotics, what they are and their applications.
Article - 3 Dec 2013
Robots are electro-mechanical devices directed by electronic circuits and computer programs. When it comes to robots, we often picture a robot developed in human form. But robots can be built in a...
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.
Article - 10 Jul 2019
Since the first microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) were introduced in the 1990s, microrobotics has been a field of science quietly moving forward with little mainstream media attention.
Article - 5 Apr 2017
A team of researchers from Japan have developed a musculoskeletal robot that uses thin McKibben muscles as an actuator to build a multifilament muscle that has characteristics similar to those of...
Article - 30 Oct 2012
Locomotion seems to be performed seamlessly but the complex central nervous system controls it. The CNS generates commands at cortical and spinal levels and integrates these commands with the sensory...
Article - 20 May 2016
Start-up Matternet is already using drones, also called unmanned aircraft systems (UAVs), to ferry medical supplies in countries outside of the U.S., including Haiti, Switzerland, and the Dominican...