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 - 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 - 3 Apr 2014
Robotic manipulators are devices that are used in this industry to manipulate articles or materials that are located in inaccessible locations.
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,...
Article - 22 Jul 2013
Sensors play an important role in enabling the robot to communicate with its external environment or control its own system.
Article - 12 Jul 2013
Boston Dynamics have created a 6’2 humanoid robot, ATLAS - one of the World’s most advanced robots. At 330 pounds and anatomy put together with sensors and actuators, this automated giant is operated...
Article - 26 Oct 2012
In this interview, Professor J. Marc Simard, professor of neurosurgery at the University of Maryland's School of Medicine, talks to Kal Kaur from AZoRobotics about his work on a prototype robot for...
Article - 18 Sep 2012
As the global population rises, the accumulation of waste is making relevant management solutions more challenging. A rise in plastic and electronic waste means materials containing chemicals will...
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 Jan 2019
This article takes a look at role that sensors can play in robotics.