Article - 24 Jan 2018
This guide to robot joint design provides technical explanations of how to integrate motion and sensing components, and the design options available.
Article - 16 Sep 2018
This article takes a look at the use of semiconductors in robotics.
Article - 30 Jan 2013
In this series of building a robot, the current article discusses the design and development of a robotic arm for medical application.
Article - 29 Jul 2012
The following article describes the main industrial robots in application and some of the socioecomonic factors affected by the use of industrial robots over human workers.
Article - 2 Nov 2012
This article discusses the design and development of soft-bodied robots.
Article - 11 Apr 2019
Robots are reliant on a complex system of power sources, wires, composite microstructures and circuitry to make them function.
Article - 22 Jun 2017
Large collective action is a sign of an industry trend; thus, Robots in Service of the Environment (RSE), a non-profit organization made up of Scientists, is signaling environmental robotic...
Article - 5 Aug 2016
Servo motors are capable of creating torque in a linearly expected fashion, which makes them suitable for use in closed loop systems. While servo motors are known to have excellent performance...
Article - 7 Jul 2014
Traditionally, one of the most challenging areas of robotics has been the ability to successfully emulate human behaviour. Now, products like the 'Dextrus' hand from the Open Hand Project may mean low...
Article - 23 Jul 2013
An encoder is a sensor that is fixed to a rotating object such as wheel or motor to measure the rotation of the object. This measurement can help robots to determine the angle of a rotating sensor,...