Robot artist learns masters' brush strokes
Robots that can mimic the exact brush strokes of master painters or calligraphers could recreate their work, a Japanese researcher said Tuesday.
Hexapod Robot wins engineers' high praise
It has a fantastical, science fiction look, but its real-life applications for biomedical research have seen the Six Degree of Freedom Hexapod Robot win the SA Engineers Australia 2012 Excellence Award.
Suitable Technologies set to market new 'Beam' Remote Presence Device
Easy guider: Intuitive visual control provides faster remote operation of robots
(Phys.org)—Using a novel method of integrating video technology and familiar control devices, a research team from Georgia Tech and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is developing a technique to ...
Wall-Ye wine robot takes bow in Burgundy
A new vineyard worker is looking for a job in France. White with red trim, 50 centimetres (20 inches) tall and 60 wide, he has four wheels, two arms and six cameras, prunes 600 vines per day, and never calls in sick.
Toyota will showcase support robot for homebound
Your next assembly lines may have Baxter robot doing pick-up (w/ Video)
Farming out dairy chores to robots
The boss cow saunters to the head of the line and, with a flick of her hip, cuts off two other ladies. She's itching to get at the tasty brown morsels waiting in the feed trough.
Boston Dynamics shows off latest abilities of AlphaDog (w/ Video)
Cheetah robot breaks its own land-speed record, and Bolt's (w/ Video)
(Phys.org)—DARPA's Cheetah robot—already the fastest legged robot in history—just broke its own land speed record of 18 miles per hour (mph). In the process, Cheetah also surpassed another very fast ...
Connoisseur of chaos
As a high school student in a Detroit suburb in the 1990s, Russ Tedrake did not fit the standard profile of a future computer science professor. Although he had a talent for math—"I won some of the little ...
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 ...