Wide-ranging use of smart technologies is raising global agricultural production but international researchers warn this digital-age phenomenon could reap a crop of another kind – cybersecurity attacks.
RoboDK’s TwinTool offers robot tool calibration for industrial robots. | Source: RoboDK Canadian robotics software provider RoboDK has released TwinTool, an application that offers fully automated robot tool calibration for … Read More
Pony.ai now does not hold any permits to test its autonomous vehicles in California. | Source: Pony.ai The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) suspended another one of Pony.ai’s autonomous … Read More
One of RobotPlusPlus’ storage tank hydroblasting robots at work. | Source: Robotplusplus RobotPlusPlus, a company developing magnetic crawler robots for aerial work, brought in $15 million in Series B funding. … Read More
With modular components and an easy-to-use 3D interface, this interactive design pipeline enables anyone to create their own customized robotic hand.
Smaller than a flea, robot can walk, bend, twist, turn and jump.
| Source: Ally Robotics Ally Robotics, a Bellevue, Washington-based startup that creates affordable robotic arms, has launched a crowdfunding campaign aimed at raising $8.5 million in seed funding. The campaign … Read More
Nomagic’s justPick works with AutoStore and Shuttle systems to automate pick and place and pick and pack processes. | Source: Nomagic Nomagic, a developer of pick-and-place warehouse robots, brought in … Read More
The Shadow hand from Open AI was built in part using the MuJoCo physics engine. | Credit: OpenAI DeepMind, an AI research lab and subsidiary of Alphabet, in October 2021 … Read More
ElliQ is a robotic companion designed specifically to fit the needs of older adults. | Source: Intuition Robotics Intuition Robotics has partnered with the New York State Office for the … Read More
stow Robotics has acquired a majority stake in iFollow, a Paris-based developer of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in March 2017, iFollow … Read More
Remy Robotics combines smart ovens, fridges and robotics arms to create an autonomous robotic kitchen that can cook more than 100 dishes. | Source: Remy Robotics Remy Robotics exited stealth … Read More
A new ROS2 release called Humble Hawksbill, is released and available for download. Humble Hawksbill is a long-term support (LTS) release that will be supported until May 2027. It is … Read More
MIT researchers have developed a trajectory-planning system for autonomous robots in unpredictable environments. | Source: Jose-Luis Olivares, MIT based on figure courtesy of the researchers Researchers at MIT have developed … Read More
As robots increasingly join people on the factory floor, in warehouses and elsewhere on the job, dividing up who will do which tasks grows in complexity and importance. People are … Read More
Mastering control over the dynamic interplay among optical, chemical and mechanical behavior in single-material, liquid crystalline elastomers, results in microposts that combine bending, twisting and turning into complex dances. The … Read More
Research illustrates neuromorphic technology is up to sixteen times more energy-efficient for large deep learning networks than other AI systems.
The UR+ certified Bachmann Blasting Unit. | Credit: Bachmann Engineering Switzerland-based Bachmann Engineering recently received UR+ certification from Universal Robots for its Bachmann Blasting Unit (BBU) solution. The certification guarantees … Read More
Creo Medical Group has signed a multi-year collaboration agreement with Intuitive to make certain Creo surgical technologies compatible with the surgical robotic giant’s systems. The London exchange reacted by sending … Read More
The Scythe autonomous mower enables professional landscapers to become more productive. | Credit: Scythe Scythe Robotics surpassed an important corporate milestone this week, saying it has more than 5,000 reservations … Read More
Softbank’s flagship product Whiz is a commercial robot vacuum. | Source: SoftBank Robotics America Softbank Robotics America (SBRA), the North American arm of Softbank Robotics, announced the appointment of six … Read More
The Big Picture features technology through the lens of photographers. Every month, IEEE Spectrum selects the most stunning technology images recently captured by photographers around the world. We choose images … Read More
Representing and calculating the properties of molecules in a computer is anything but trivial. One of the main challenges is that researchers first have to generate new data instead of … Read More
Borrowing a technique from inkjet printers, researchers have rolled out a pixel-by-pixel method to program and manufacture soft structures for use in robotics, biomedical devices or architectural features.
These soft robots demonstrate a concept called ‘physical intelligence’, meaning that structural design and smart materials are what allow the soft robot to navigate various situations, as opposed to computational … Read More
Myrmex delivers a front end interface for customer pickup of egroceries. | Credit: Myrmex Ocado Group announced today that it is acquiring material handling startup Myrmex for $11M (€10.2M). The … Read More
Symbotic’s system will be deployed in all of Walmart’s distribution network over the next eight years. | Source: Symbotic Walmart announced that it’s expanding its deal with Symbotic and plans … Read More
MassRobotics, a leading robotics innovation organization, announced a call for nominations for The Robotics Medal, a new annual award presented to a female researcher for substantial achievements and contributions in … Read More
SwRI’s team used programmable logic controllers connected to input/output modules as part of its test network. | Source: SwRI Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) developed a cyber security intrusion detection system … Read More
Odense Robotics’ Beyond Beta initiative will eventually include 15 startups total. | Source: Odense Robotics Odense Robotics announced 13 startups in its Beyond Beta program. The initiative will include 15 … Read More