Article - 21 Sep 2017
To navigate and ‘see’ the environment around them, flying drones typically use GPS systems and bulky laser scanners, methods that work best in bright, outdoors settings.
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 - 11 Oct 2016
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), more commonly referred to as drones, are aircrafts that are able to operate without a pilot on board. Powered by a jet or reciprocating engine, UAVs are capable of...
Article - 7 Oct 2016
Conservation drones are model aircrafts comprised of an autopilot system containing a computer, GPS, various sensors, a payload, such as a video or photo camera, as well as a software instructing the...
Article - 30 Jun 2014
For many years scientists, engineers and technology enthusiasts have deliberated about the viability of autonomous vehicles, which are often confined to sci-fi movies.
Article - 8 Apr 2014
Unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, are miniature robots that are capable of flying with the help of a remote-control system.
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 - 13 Mar 2013
In nuclear applications, the application of robots enables them to reach areas where the thermal or radiation environment limits the presence of a human. This article introduces the application of...
Article - 27 Feb 2013
Ivar Mendez, Professor of neurosurgery at Dalhousie University, talks to AZoRobotics about robotic telementors for nurses.
Article - 31 Jan 2013
This episode of Building a Robot discusses the sensory systems that are used to help make automated systems connect better with the world we live in.