The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute selected four more training programs to receive ARM endorsement.
MIT researchers build swarms of assembling robots
Researchers at MIT have created assembling robots that are made up of the same components they use to build structures.
LEGO discontinues Mindstorms product line
LEGO Mindstorms, the STEM robotics kit that inspired millions of kids, is being retired from production and replaced by the LEGO Spike solution.
SICK, Festo Didactic create robot safety curriculum
SICK and Festo Didactic have partnered to create a Safety Awareness Bundle that combines curriculum and hardware to teach robot safety.
2022 Commercial UAV show recap
Mike Oitzman, founder of the Mobile Robot Guide, gives an overview of the trends and takeaways from the 2022 Commercial UAV show.
Comau, Seabery unveil training program for robotic welding
Training program enables practice via a simulator that uses augmented reality to reproduce a real-life robotic welding environment.
China’s Chang’E-5 team determines source of lunar water
Chang’E-5 landed on the moon in December 2020 and was tasked with collecting lunar rocks and soil to bring back to Earth.
MassRobotics expanding STEM programming with $100,000 grant
MassRobotics was chosen from 580 applicants and will receive $100,000 total over the next three years.
Sarcos demonstrates exoskeleton and dexterous robot
Sarcos demoed its Guardian XO, including the manipulation of a full sheet of plywood by using a vacuum gripper attached to the arm of the exoskeleton.
iRobot launches Create 3 educational robot
Now with ROS 2 and Python support, Create 3 is iRobot’s smartest developer platform to date.
NVIDIA accelerates mobile robot development with Isaac Nova Orin
State-of-the-art computing and sensor architecture powered by the new Jetson platform enables next-gen 3D-sensing for AMRs.
Researchers create new learning model for prosthetic limbs
For the last decade, scientists have been trying to figure out how to use surface electromyography (EMG) signals to control prosthetic limbs.
ISS astronaut gets haptic feedback from robot on Earth
The European Space Agency team hopes that their research could be used to perform complex missions on the lunar surface.
101 years ago: origins of the word ‘robot’
Czech play R.U.R., which stands for Rossum’s Universal Robots, premiered on January 25, 1921, introducing the word ‘robot’ to the world.
The robots that helped build the James Webb Telescope
NASA engineers used a robotic arm with a hexapod to precisely place each segment of the telescope’s mirror.
China’s Chang’e 5 lunar lander finds evidence of water
The Chang’e 5 lander used its mineralogical spectrometer, which was specifically designed for this mission, to detect the water.
Students teach AI to make beer
The Rodney AI²PA by Barossa Valley Brewing will be available for limited retail sale from mid-January 2022.
These robotic grippers are inspired by insects
A research team from five different universities developed robotic grippers inspired by insects that are able to handle delicate objects.
Precise motion systems drive autonomous mobile robots
Selecting the correct motor is critical to overall performance for autonomous mobile robots.
ASPIRE launches $3M MBZIRC Maritime Grand Challenge robotics challenge
The Maritime Grand Challenge robotics competition opens with $3 Million prize
Movia launches TheraPal robots for cognitive, social development
The new robotic aides are designed to be used by parents, therapists and other healthcare professionals for the development and learning of individuals with neurodevelopmental or intellectual challenges
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