News tagged with robot

Robots acquire 'softness' and flexibility

Increasingly small robots that carry out their functions even inside the human body. No, this isn't a sci-fi dream but a close possibility. On one condition: the miniaturization of these devices requires ...

Dec 05, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 0

Commercial drones on the horizon

Internet retail giant Amazon.com hopes eventually to deliver packages by using flying robots, self-guided drones akin to those used by the military. The concept conjures images of holiday skies clouded with ...

Dec 04, 2013 not rated yet 0

Video: Collaborative robots learn as they go

Meet CoBot—short for "Collaborative Robot." You might call it "help on wheels." With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), computer scientist Manuela Veloso and her team at Carnegie Mellon ...

Dec 17, 2013 not rated yet 0

Robots as platforms?

An odd concept for anyone raised on the idea of robots as clunky metal machines or toys designed to make life easier or more fun, but a new EU-funded research project introduces the idea of robots as platforms ...

Jan 21, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Mobile robot to boost aerospace production

We don't have to look too far into the future to see a time when mobile robots and people will be working side-by-side in production facilities. In fact, for the aerospace manufacturing industry, this scenario ...

May 13, 2014 not rated yet 0

Fast building inspection from the air

Many buildings in Germany are in need of renovation. The reasons for this are often aging building structures and environmental influences. In the future, flying inspection robots will be able to accelerate ...

Jul 01, 2014 not rated yet 0