Last year, the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems organized the Real Robot Challenge, a competition that challenged academic labs to come up with solutions to the problem of repositioning and reorienting a cube ...
Oct 20, 2021 feature
Raspberry Pi announces Build HAT—an add-on device that uses Pi hardware to control LEGO Technic motors
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is announcing the release of Raspberry Pi Build HAT—an add-on device that allows users to use Raspberry Pi hardware to control LEGO Technic motors. On the Raspberry Pi News page, company rep ...
Oct 20, 2021 report
Teams of robots could help users to complete numerous tasks more rapidly and efficiently, as well as keeping human agents out of harm's way during hazardous operations. In recent years, some studies have particularly explored ...
Oct 19, 2021 feature
As a robotics engineer, Yasemin Ozkan-Aydin, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, gets her inspiration from biological systems. The collective behaviors of ants, honeybees and birds ...
Oct 18, 2021
Exoskeleton technology is becoming increasingly effective.
Oct 18, 2021
In the last few years, mechanically assistive exosuits, long depicted in works of popular science fiction and film, have finally started to see commercial deployment, according to Aaron Young, researcher at the Georgia Institute ...
Oct 15, 2021
To efficiently navigate their surrounding environments and complete missions, unmanned aerial systems (UASs) should be able to detect multiple objects in their surroundings and track their movements over time. So far, however, ...
Oct 14, 2021 feature
Most know the white cane as a simple-but-crucial tool that assists people with visual impairments in making their way through the world. Researchers at Stanford University have now introduced an affordable robotic cane that ...
Oct 14, 2021
A team of researchers affiliated with a host of institutions in the Republic of Korea has developed a tiny, soft robotic hand that can grasp small objects and measure their temperature. They have published their results in ...
Oct 14, 2021 report
In recent years, roboticists have created a variety of systems that could eventually operate in real-world environments. As most real-world settings, particularly public spaces, are dynamic and unpredictable, to efficiently ...
Oct 11, 2021 feature