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Roombas have been busy mapping our homes, and now that data could be up for sale

Recon robots<p>Over the past couple of years, Roombas haven’t just been picking up dust and chauffeuring cats around, they’ve also been mapping the layout of your home. Now, Colin Angle, the chief executive of Roomba maker iRobot, has said he wants to sell the data from these maps in order to improve …

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NVIDIA's Jetson TX2 Processor Could be Huge for Drones

This video card processes 4K video as fast as you can see it<p>March 8, 2017<p>Edge computing's blade just got sharper with NVIDIA's new embedded …

Nvidia

Customizable Linear Actuators

The current state of robotics, 3D printers, and CNC machines means any shade tree roboticist has the means to make anything move. Do you want a …

Arduino

Evezor: Open Source SCARA Robot Arm

Per this project’s Kickstarter video seen below, when 3D printing first jumped came into the mainstream, many people thought they could now make …

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A South Korean robotics company just built a real Gundam

We won't have to wait much longer for our Robotech future. South Korean robotics manufacturer Hankook Mirae Technology debuted its first prototype piloted mech over the weekend. Say hello to the Method-2.<p>It stands 13-feet tall, weighs 1.3 tons and wields a pair of 286-pound, motion-tracking metal …

Soft Robot Hand Brings a Gentle Touch to the Future

Remarkable advancements in artificial intelligence have made it seem like uncannily human androids are just around the corner. But even though SIRI …

CERN introduces Large Hadron Collider's robotic inspectors

Since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) needs to be in tip-top shape to discover new particles, it has two inspectors making sure everything's in working order. The two of them are called TIM, short not for Timothy, but for Train Inspection Monorail. These mini autonomous monorails that keep an eye …

Professional DJI Inspire 1 Review With 5 Top Zenmuse Cameras

This updated DJI Inspire 1 review takes a close look at the features, design, gimbal and camera options on both the Standard and Professional models. …

Ford shows how humans and robots work hand-in-hand on its assembly line

Your next colleague could be an industrial robot. Ford has a pilot project which could pave the way for humans and robots to eventually work hand-in-hand in all of the automaker’s assembly lines worldwide.<p>The automaker has new collaborative robots, known as co-bots, helping workers fit shock …

RoboHAT review - The MagPi Magazine

Another month, another robot board for your Raspberry Pi; this time we’re looking at the RoboHAT from 4tronix, basically a bigger version of the …

Robot Smash: Crushing Television Monitors with a KUKA Robot Arm

Robot Cheerleader Just Needs A Hand To Learn Basic Tricks

This robot may have the fastest hand we’ve ever seen. It’s only a hand at the moment, but it’s certainly good with it.<p>The hand comes from a research …

MIT's tiny robot operates on your stomach from the inside

Join us on<p>Newsletter<p>Subscribe to our newsletter for a daily roundup of what's happening in tech delivered straight to your inbox.<p>Imagine this: you accidentally swallowed a battery (!), and to get it out, you need to take a pill that turns into a robot. Researchers from MIT, the University of …

First autonomous robot to operate on soft tissue outdoes human surgeons

New surgical robot beat out human doctors at stitching up guts of living pigs.<p>Step aside, Ben Carson. The once lauded ability to perform delicate …

Infrared Detector Selects Over a Wide Range

You can classify infrared light into three broad ranges: short wave, medium wave, and long wave. Traditionally, sensors concentrate on one or two …

Arduino

This DIY Robot Is Better Than You at iPad Games

<i>Piano Tiles 2</i> is a touch-based mobile game that’s lots of fun, and also maddeningly difficult. A normal person probably plays for a few weeks, gets …

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What Is a Robot, Really?

March 28, 2016 AT 3:00 pm<p>What Is a Robot, Really?<p>article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2016/03/28/what-is-a-robot-really/<p>Reconsidering the definition of …

The 100th Hacklet features some awesome #2016HaDPrize entries. https://t.co/tHLZ3HNubc

PiStorms Challenge

Simply design a LEGO compatible 3D frame for PiStorms<p><b>Why use 3D Printing?</b><br>Custom pieces for some areas of your robot could be the best strategy to …

Micropython Flight Controller

Description<p>The pyboard has a processor much better than commercial flight controllers, so we can made a flight controller similar or better written …

FRC971 Spartan Robotics 2016 Release Video

A box of #3Dprinted robotic hands ready for @makerfairecairo! https://t.co/jKqdTUyiHp

9 Robot Arms You'll Want to High-Five

From painting, to tightening screws, to simple assembly, a homemade robot arm can function as a helping hand or a demonstration of your enviable …

Robotics

How to Tame Your Robot

How to Tame Your Robot demonstrates new, more intuitive ways to communicate and collaborate with industrial robotic arms. It augments an ABB IRB 6700 …

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Samsung proves why 5G is necessary with a robot arm

We've been hearing murmurs about 5G for years now, but it seems like this Mobile World Congress is the one where companies have started to get serious about it. Samsung and Deutsche Telekom, for example, put together a 5G demo that shows off how the technology is a serious upgrade from today's 4G …