Radar technology: Now housed within thumbtack-sized chip
Today's parking assistant systems enable drivers to safely park their cars even in the narrowest of gaps. Such sophisticated parking aids, and also manufacturing robots which, to move about in unknown environments, ...
Mind control will shape future of gaming and cell phones: professor
Future technological breakthroughs are occurring so rapidly, it's nearly impossible to keep up with all the innovative improvements coming the next 10 years, 5 years, or next year.
Researchers investigate early language acquisition in robots
(Phys.org)—Research into robotics continues to grow in Europe. And the introduction of humanoid robots has compelled scientists to investigate the acquisition of language. A case in point is a team of researchers ...
Honda robotics powers a home product: lawn mower
Honda Motor Co. finally has its first home product packed with its prized robotics technology a sensor-equipped lawn mower.
NASA 3-D app gives public ability to experience robotic space travel
(Phys.org) -- A NASA-created application that brings some of the agency's robotic spacecraft to life in 3-D now is available for free on the iPhone and iPad.
New technologies help robots make inroads on daily life
Notre Dame came back from an early deficit and took the lead over Ohio Northern University on a pass. Its defense stiffened in the second half, and it stymied ONU, 26-7.
Robot vision: Muscle-like action allows camera to mimic human eye movement
Using piezoelectric materials, researchers have replicated the muscle motion of the human eye to control camera systems in a way designed to improve the operation of robots. This new muscle-like action could ...
Musical robot companion enhances listener experience (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) -- Wedding DJs everywhere should be worried about job security now that a new robot is on the scene.
Floating robots use GPS-enabled smartphones to track water flow
(Phys.org) -- A fleet of 100 floating robots took a trip down the Sacramento River today (Wednesday, May 9) in a field test organized by engineers at the University of California, Berkeley. The smartphone-equipped ...
Robot guards being tested in South Korea
Student-designed robots take on March Madness
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sixty-six national and international high school teams will take their robots to the courts this weekend to compete in the 21st season of the Los Angeles regional FIRST (For Inspiration and ...
'Heavy Rain' game creator debuts high-tech 'Kara'
(AP) -- The future of performance-capture technology is right around the corner, and its name just might be "Kara."
NRL designs robot for shipboard firefighting
(PhysOrg.com) -- In both war and peacetime scenarios, fire in the shipboard environment is serious and frequently results in excessive damage and high repair costs because the fire is not detected or controlled ...
Weird and wonderful gadgets wow world's top IT fair
Water-powered clocks, eye-controlled arcade games and pole-dancing robots: this year's CeBIT tech fair, the world's biggest, showcased gadgets ranging from the useful to the downright nerdy.