Inspire

September 15, 2017
hedgehog robotics controller

Exploring Robotics with the Hedgehog Robotics Controller

Practical Robotics Institute Austria (PRIA) recently launched a Kickstarter for their new product: the Hedgehog, an Educational Robotics Controller. PRIA created the Hedgehog with the intention […]
September 5, 2017

4 Free Apps Every Engineering Student Should Have

Engineering majors would be the first to admit that their course load can be a difficult and demanding experience, whether at the undergraduate or postgraduate levels. […]
August 2, 2017
haptic vr

Revolutionary Wearable, Haptic VR Devices

Virtual reality (VR) offers humans the possibility to explore and manipulate artificial and remote environments. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in developing […]
July 11, 2017
hexapod robot

Nature-Inspired 6-Legged Hexapod Robots

The explosive growth of consumer-level 3D printing has allowed many students and hobbyists to explore robotics by designing and printing their own parts or by utilizing […]
July 11, 2017
robotic fish

Manta Ray-Inspired Soft Robotic Fish

  Soft robots are becoming the new norm in the field of robotics. A team of engineers from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, has recently developed […]
May 4, 2017
kickstarter robots

The Coolest Kickstarter Robots Part 2 – Past Campaigns

Click here to read Part 1 of this article > This is Part 2 of our series on the coolest Kickstarter-funded robotics projects.   1. Quadbot […]
May 3, 2017
kickstarter robots

The Coolest Kickstarter Robots Part 1 – Past Campaigns

Click here to read Part 2 of this article > 1. MiroBot     MiroBot is a DIY Wifi drawing robot that even children can easily […]
April 12, 2017
bat bot

Bat Bot: The Bat-Inspired Robot Drone

Bat-Inspired Robot Drone That Imitates Bat Flights Animals are often the inspiration behind the creation and mechanisms of robots. A team from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign […]
March 31, 2017
bipedal robots

Today’s Coolest Bipedal Robots Unveiled

Teams of researchers around the world are working on bipedal robots that can move in environments in a similar manner to humans. The benefits of this […]
March 17, 2017
hydrogel robot

Soft, Camouflaging Hydrogel Robot

Today robots aren’t just becoming more like humans, they’re also mirroring sea creatures. Developed by engineers at MIT, these soft camouflaging robots are inspired by leptocephali […]
March 16, 2017
light-responsive led

Innovative Light-Responsive LEDs For Multifunctional Displays

Dual-functioning nanorod LEDs, which can simultaneously emit and detect light, could bring us one step closer to the next-generation of smart device displays. Cell phones and […]
February 21, 2017
ces 2017

Hottest Autonomous Vehicles and Everyday Robots From CES 2017

Self-driving vehicles and everyday robots were a highlight of CES 2017. This year’s Self-Driving Technology Marketplace was filled with a variety of vehicles with futuristic styles […]