Article - 3 Nov 2012
Robotics is increasingly used in the field of healthcare. This article discusses the application of robots in autism therapy.
News - 21 May 2020
Buckling is the abrupt loss of structural stability and often a matter of engineering nightmares. Mechanical buckling leads to detrimental failure for a range of structural systems from soufflés...
News - 20 Sep 2019
Consumer robotics is shifting from a phase of being largely dominated by cleaning robots, into robotic personal assistants or family companions.
The fastest growing region for the market is the...
News - 16 May 2019
Taking inspiration from the toy shelf and biology, scientists at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College and City University of Hong Kong have built a swimming robot having a...
News - 3 May 2019
Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have employed computationally controlled knitting machines to make plush toys and other knitted objects that are activated by tendons.
It is a technique...
News - 25 Jan 2016
Alpha Smart Technologies’ S Plan is a $304 million initiative, which aims to create a variety of smart devices including smart robots and smart watches. The company partnered with top robot developers...
News - 12 Jan 2016
NAO, a humanoid robot described by his creators as a “little character with a unique combination of hardware and software,” can read your moods, recognize your family members, and learn...
News - 7 Jan 2016
Spin Master Corp., a leading global children's entertainment company, returns to CES, introducing additions to its popular Meccano line and launching a new user experience to the Air Hogs...
News - 25 May 2015
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way...
News - 26 Jan 2011
Richard Tyler, Enterprise Editor for the Telegraph reports that the British Ministry of Defence (MoD) is encouraging small and medium businesses to produce tech-savvy equipment for the forces.