rss Last update Public needs convincing that robots can improve their quality of life, Mar 05, 2015

Robotics news

Kids and robots learn to write together (w/ Video)

Who is the teacher: the student or the machine? By showing a robot how to write letters, children improve their writing skills and gain self-‐confidence. This system, called CoWriter, was developed by EPFL researchers.

Mar 04, 2015
4.7 / 5 (3) 1

Evolving robot brains

Researchers are using the principles of Darwinian evolution to develop robot brains that can navigate mazes, identify and catch falling objects, and work as a group to determine in which order they should ...

Mar 02, 2015
3.4 / 5 (9) 0

Flyability set to empower drones for good deeds

Flyability drones are going to advance a perception of drones as service angels as opposed to attack agents. Switzerland-based Flyability is all about making robots to support search and rescue operations. ...

Feb 10, 2015 weblog
4.4 / 5 (5) 0

Hotel robots in Japan will perform a range of tasks

This summer, you could be walking into a theme-park hotel to find the greeter is not a person but a robot. Once you stop rubbing your eyes, you will see that a robot appears, to carry your bags to your room. ...

Feb 08, 2015 weblog
4.7 / 5 (16) 0

A robot to help improve wine production

A European research consortium comprising Spanish, French, Italian and German universities and companies is working on the development of an unmanned robot, equipped with non-invasive advanced sensors and ...

Jan 29, 2015
5 / 5 (3) 0

More news

Other news

Robot pens bond with grandpas, corporate execs

You call this evolution? Software-driven handwritten signatures are yesterday. In 2015, we can use technology to the point where we not only turn to humans to make robots that look human but we turn to robots ...

Applause triggers award for Meccanoid robot in Vegas

The open source robotic building platform, Meccanoid G15 KS from Spin Master, won top prize in a "Last Gadget Standing" showdown at CES on Thursday. Damon Poeter of PCMag described The Meccanoid G15 KS as ...

First ever working sweet-pepper harvesting robot

The European research project Clever Robots for Crops (CROPS) for the development of robotics in horticulture and forestry was recently accomplished. The project has been co-ordinated by Wageningen UR Greenhouse ...

Zurich team's beach robot draws art in the sand

Disney Research Zurich and ETH Zurich have come up with a robot artist capable of drawing giant sketches on the beach. Thanks to a team of mechanical and electrical engineers and industrial designers, the ...

VERSABALL gripper to play ball and cup game at CES

(Phys.org)—This year's CES 2015 will draw technology watchers, including industry vendors, buyers and technology media; many in the media will be asked by their publications to keep their focus on booths ...

Robot looks like a fish to ride with marine life

(Phys.org)—Students at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich are working on a project that could deliver an ideal device for marine life filming, minus the turbulence and appearance ...

Brain-training for baseball robot

The human brain continually monitors and influences all bodily movements, helping the body adapt to different circumstances in order to maintain fine motor control. The part of the brain responsible for fine ...

Analyzing the propulsion of a soft robotic fish

In the world of underwater robotics, fish-like structures are able to accelerate and maneuver better than most other artificial underwater vehicles. For these reasons, fish-like robots are well suited for ...

The dark side of cosmology

When temperature goes quantum

Squeezing out new science from material interfaces

Scientists unlock tangled mysteries of DNA

Graphene meets heat waves

Q&A: Drones might help explain how tornadoes form

Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how ...

Getting bot responders into shape

Sandia National Laboratories is tackling one of the biggest barriers to the use of robots in emergency response: energy efficiency.

First steps for Hector the robot stick insect

A research team at Bielefeld University has succeeded in teaching the only robot of its kind in the world how to walk. Its first steps have been recorded in a video. The robot is called Hector, and its construction ...

Robot 'shadow hand'

Picking up an apple is one of those jobs requiring the delicate touch of the human hand – or its robotic counterpart.

Popular antioxidant likely ineffective, study finds

Extended pre-cessation bupropion helps smokers quit

How rain is dependent on soil moisture

Find more Robotics news articles via sort by date page