robotics

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 […]
December 7, 2017

Analyzing Elon Musk’s Kill Switch and the Need for Robotics Standards

Elon Musk has usually been at the forefront of technological innovation and futuristic business models. So it might come as a surprise to some that he […]
December 6, 2017

Robotics and 3D Printing: Ushering in the 4th Industrial Revolution

We’re in the midst of a dramatic technological transformation that’s ushering in what some call the fourth industrial revolution. Driven by advances in technologies like robotics […]
October 6, 2017

Insect-Inspired “Arthrobots” Made of Drinking Straws

Nature inspired robots are becoming more sophisticated than ever before. But keeping the design simple and lightweight still remains one of the biggest challenges. Arthrobots, developed […]
September 26, 2017
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MonsterBorg: The Monster Revolutionizing Robotics Education

    Freeburn Robotics and their brand PiBorg have recently completed a new Kickstarter campaign for a motor controller and robot base for use with the Raspberry […]
September 26, 2017
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Harvard’s Folding Origami Robot That May Revolutionize Healthcare

    Inspired by the traditional Japanese art of origami, folding robots have emerged as an exciting new frontier of robotic design. Printing robots and other […]
September 15, 2017
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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 […]
August 14, 2017
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Smart Robotic Arm – Part 2: Programming

Click here to read Part 1 of this article > Table of Contents Intro Step 1: Making the App Step 2: How to Make Demo App […]
July 11, 2017
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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 […]
June 16, 2017
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Smart Robotic Arm – Part 1: Mechanics and Wiring

Have you ever wanted a device that could help you with your daily needs? Not just any ordinary tool, this device has the ability to distinguish […]