News tagged with automation

Jellyfish exterminator robot developed

A team led by KAIST Civil and Environmental Engineering Department's Professor Hyeon Myeong has just finished testing the cooperative assembly robot for jellyfish population control, named JEROS, in the field.

Sep 27, 2013
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Mouse groups reveal complex relationships

A common belief is that our modern, stimulation-filled environment encourages individualistic behavior (or anti-social behavior, depending on one's point of view), while simpler surroundings give rise to ...

Sep 03, 2013
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A personalised robot companion for older people

A highly customisable robot companion designed by EU-funded researchers to offer support to older people is currently being presented across Europe and could find its way into people's homes within two or ...

Aug 19, 2013
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Simulating Mars on Earth

A little corner of ESA's technical heart that is forever Mars: this rubble-strewn model of the Red Planet is used to put prototype planetary rovers through their paces. Officially known as the Automation ...

Jul 05, 2013
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Cheap translations, but not replacement for humans

An Israeli startup says it has come up with a way to overcome language barriers when conducting international business: an automated service that provides quick translations between English and seven other ...

Jun 12, 2013
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Team uses Petri nets to solve automation problems

An expert in robotics and automation problems, especially those involving manufacturing systems, NJIT Distinguished Professor and IEEE Fellow Mengchu Zhou will have two articles published in the upcoming proceedings of the ...

Jun 05, 2013
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Dell buys cloud software firm Enstratius

Dell said Monday it had acquired cloud software firm Enstratius as part of the computer maker's efforts to diversify and reduce its dependence on the slow-growing PC segment.

May 06, 2013
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