News tagged with automation

Scientists, lawyers mull effects of home robots

(AP) -- Eric Horvitz illustrates the potential dilemmas of living with robots by telling the story of how he once got stuck in an elevator at Stanford Hospital with a droid the size of a washing machine.

dateDec 05, 2009 in Robotics
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GRASP lab demonstrates quadrotors (w/ Video)

( -- Quadrotors, robotic vehicles resembling tiny helicopters, have been demonstrated by a group of scientists in the US. The quadrotors were shown carrying out impressive maneuvers and lifting payloads both singly ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Engineering report
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Flying machines are YouTube sensation

( -- The latest YouTube sensation isn’t a puppy that dances to Lady Gaga or a kitten that opens beer bottles. By using unmanned aerial vehicles called quadrotors, two Ph.D. candidates at the School of Engineering ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Robotics
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