ABB Robotics is introducing VSLAM to its Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs). ABB AMRs can use their surroundings to plan and avoid obstacles.
John Deere 2023 Tech Summit recap
A select number of journalists, thought leaders and social media influencers were invited to attend the John Deere Technology Summit.
Microsoft, Siemens to drive industrial productivity with generative AI
Azure OpenAI Service powered assistant can augment the creation, optimization and debugging of code in software for factory automation.
Scythe Robotics releases open-source CANopen stack
CANfetti offers a robust, flexible solution for complex CANopen communications in a variety of applications.
How MIT taught a quadruped to play soccer
MIT’s DribbleBot can maneuver soccer balls on landscapes like sand, gravel, mud and snow and get up and recover the ball after falling.
Capra Robotics’ AMRs to use RGo Perception Engine
RGo Robotics, a company developing artificial perception technology, announced leadership appointments, new customers and an upcoming product release.
Researchers taught a quadruped to use its legs for manipulation
Researchers taught a Unitree Go1 quadruped how to use its front legs to climb walls, press buttons and kick a soccer ball.
Keys to using ROS 2 & other frameworks for medical robots
What is the best architectural approach to use when developing medical robots? MedAcuity’s Tom Amlicke will explore this topic at the Robotics Summit & Expo.
How Amazon Astro moves through its environment
Amazon counteracts Astro’s lack of computation capabilities with algorithms and software designed to allow the robot to move more gracefully.
Celera Motion Summit Designer simplifies PCB design for robots
According to Celera Motion, every design is open-source and consists of a fully customizable and fully documented Altium project.
NVIDIA is making AI easier to use
NVIDIA announces new features and capabilities that support the acceleration and growth of AI-based solutions for robotics and simulation.
MIT ‘traffic cop’ algorithm helps drones stay on task
MIT developed a method for tailoring any wireless network to handle a large load of time-sensitive data from various sources.
Full set of design files released for PR2 robot
You can now access resources such as wiring diagrams, schematics, cable and assembly drawings and everything else related to the most advanced research and development platform of its time.
How Boston Dynamics is developing Spot for real-world applications
Marco da Silva, senior director of R&D at Boston Dynamics, will discuss at the Robotics Summit & Expo how the company is developing Spot for real-World applications.
Form & Function Robotics Challenge teams announced
MassRobotics challenge calls for teams to create a robot that delivers a compelling form factor specific to its tasks. Finalists will be on display at Robotics Summit & Expo.
Robotics Summit & Expo full conference agenda
More than 60 industry leaders will be on stage at the Robotics Summit & Expo (May 10-11 in Boston), the premier event for commercial robotics development.
How ChatGPT can control robots
Microsoft researchers use ChatGPT to write computer code that can control a robot arm and an aerial drone.
Meet the Robotics Summit & Expo keynote speakers
Martin Buehler, Howie Choset, Marc Raibert and more to keynote the 2023 Robotics Summit & Expo, the world’s leading development event for commercial robots.
Why roboticists should prioritize human factors
Human systems engineering aims to combine engineering and psychology to create systems that are designed to work with humans’ capabilities and limitations.
Soft Robotics mGripAI uses simulation to train in NVIDIA Isaac Sim
Soft Robotics applies NVIDIA Isaac Sim’s synthetic data to food processing automation in efforts to improve safety and increase production.
Watch Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid work at a ‘construction site’
With a new routine where Atlas assists at a simulated job site, Boston Dynamics engineers have pushed the humanoid one step closer to performing real-world manipulation tasks at human speed.
How motion engineering helps develop next-gen surgical robots
The single-column, multiple-arm design of conventional surgical robots limits the angle of approach when multiple instruments are deployed. This is the main challenge that needs to be overcome.