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April 23, 2018

How Close Are We to Black Mirror’s Metalhead Killer Robot Dog?

Black Mirror continues to deliver dystopian visions of the future, including robotics. In “Metalhead,” dog-like robots have turned on humanity. We are being hunted down by […]
March 28, 2018
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The Medical Robots Are Here: How Thousands of da Vinci Medical Robots Are Improving Medical Care

The demand for medical care is practically limitless, so costs keep going up and up. In 2018, U.S. health care spending is forecast to rise over […]
March 22, 2018

Rescue Robots: Can Technology Save Lives?

Significant advances in AI and robotics have revolutionized disaster relief, salvage, and search and rescue operations. Including aerial, terrestrial and maritime robotic systems, it is currently […]
March 4, 2018

Are Robots the Future of Farming?

An experimental agriculture program called Hands Free Hectare is now in its second year and showing great promise as a method of streamlining the agricultural industry. […]
February 28, 2018

Eat this! Robotics and AI in your Stomach

In a collaboration between researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology, innovations in healthcare robotics have resulted in an ingestible […]
February 19, 2018
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SewBot Is Revolutionizing the Clothing Manufacturing Industry

We all know that the low retail price of clothing is a result of low-cost manufacturing methods. While previously this meant using offshore labor markets for […]
February 16, 2018
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SpiderMAV: A Solution to Drone Perching and Flight Stabilization

Using a modified DJI Matrice 100 drone, researchers at the Aerial Robotics Laboratory of the U.K.’s Imperial College London developed a proof of concept for a […]
February 15, 2018
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Explaining the Mechanics of the Disney Snapbot

The Snapbot is the newest robotics development released by the Disney Research team. With a main body and six detachable legs, the spider-like form is modular […]
February 15, 2018

Advances in Personal Assistant Robots With Contextual Language Processing

While voice interaction is on track to revolutionize digital interfaces the way that the touchscreen did, language processing has its limitations. In particular, digital language processing […]
December 18, 2017

Robots, Artificial Intelligence and the Ethical Questions Raised

Recent advances in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to optimize the workplace through the rapid analysis of huge datasets and the automation of […]
December 11, 2017

5 Interesting Tips to Calculating the Forward Kinematics of a Robot

Robots can take many different forms, from industrial material handling robots to autonomous cars. But regardless of the form they take, they are all enabled to […]
December 11, 2017
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Robotics Meet Healthcare: Tackling the Zika Epidemic

Over the last few years, the rapid spread of the Zika virus has had horrific consequences in the Western Hemisphere. This phenomenon has been terrifying public […]