The benefit of using an open-source framework is that it includes a large contributing community, which is continuously developing and improving.
Even a simple robot like FieldPrinter has hundreds of components, each of which can have unpredictable failure modes.
Intel Labs collaborated with the Computer Vision Center in Spain, Kujiale in China, and the Technical University of Munich to develop the Simulator for Photorealistic Embodied AI Research (SPEAR).
The challenge calls for teams to create a robot that delivers a compelling form factor specific to its tasks while accomplishing a useful function.
New sensor modules add depth sensing and image processing with AI and VSLAM capabilities.
NVIDIA used its Isaac Gym RL robotics simulator to train an Allegro Hand, a lightweight, anthropomorphic robotic hand.
Every roboticist needs an arsenal of software tools to ensure their robot is running smoothly and visualize everything happening within the robot and around it.
Optimax approached PickNik Robotics for help improving the smoothness and latency of their robots using by using ROS 2.
Researchers at UT Austin received a $3.6 million grant to do a five-year study focusing on how humans interact with robots in public.
ISEE, the Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of self-driving yard truck solutions, announced that it raised $40 million in Series B funding.
The Army and DIU have selected Applied Intuition to deliver an end-to-end autonomy software development and testing platform.
Boston Dynamics claims Ghost Robotics infringed on seven patents related to Boston Dynamics’ Spot quadruped robot.
Tatum Robotics won the RoboBusiness Pitchfire robotics startup competition. It’s building an anthropomorphic hand that signs tactile sign languages for people with deafblindness who can’t hear or see.
Robotics Engineering Week’s sessions are focused on critical topics for robotics and automation professionals.
Amazon already has more than half a million robots working in its fulfillment centers every day, and it’s looking to add more.
The robotics industry’s must-attend technical design and development event returns to Boston in May 2023 with deepened coverage, an expanded expo floor and more.
Clearpath Robotics’ new OutdoorNav technology provides GPS-based navigation for Clearpath’s outdoor mobile robots and third-party vehicles.
Conference sessions at RoboBusiness are designed to give technical professionals the information they need to successfully develop, deploy and manage commercial robots.
NVIDIA released Jetson Orin Nano system-on-modules, updated its Nova Orin reference platform for autonomous mobile robots and announced cloud-based availability for its Isaac Sim technology.
The committee will initially develop standards for the performance of grasping-type end effectors, mobile manipulators and robotic assembly systems.
Agility Robotics co-founders Jonathan Hurst and Damion Shelton will discuss how they’re developing Digit to perform real-world tasks.
Amazon said preliminary tests show a prototype pinch-grasping robot achieved a 10-fold reduction in damage on items such as books and boxes.