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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Flying machines are YouTube sensation

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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 ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Robotics
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Computer-generated robots

'Genetic Robots' are moving robots that can be created fully automatically. The robot structures are created using genetic software algorithms and additive manufacturing. At the Euromold trade fair in Frankfurt, ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Robotics
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