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Ladybird autonomous robot to help out down on the farm

Agricultural robots are beginning to come into their own. This article on the “Ladybird” robot explains how one type of machine is being developed to help farmers conduct a host of operations on many types of crops. This “bug” won’t...

Syndicated 2014-07-03 03:19:24 from RobotNext

NewsWrap

The end of the week is here and its time to look back and see some of the stories about robotics from the past few days. Here are the links to the items that showed up on the RobotNext feeds...

Syndicated 2014-05-03 02:03:55 from RobotNext

Smart cars and robot surgeons could be headed our way

By Flckr user jurvetson (Steve Jurvetson) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Robotics may open the way to new jobs that we cannot imagine right now. Yes, it is unsettling to realize that robots may take our current jobs, but we...

Syndicated 2014-04-30 17:24:17 (Updated 2014-04-30 17:21:30) from RobotNext

Flying Robot Can Be Your Running Coach

If you have ever worried about venturing out on your own for a run, then this robot is what you need. This little flying bot can fly along side of you and keep you company. Or if you want more...

Syndicated 2012-06-04 22:59:38 from RobotNext

A Robot That Cleans Your RoomFinally!

It’s true that there are robots for almost every thankless task around the house. Although a few of the most hated ones still need that robotic help. For example, a robot that folds clothes, puts away the dishes, or even...

Syndicated 2012-05-23 23:24:16 from RobotNext

Robotic Lifeguard to Assist Their Human Counterparts

This robot lifeguard assists the human lifeguards by zipping out to the distressed swimmer and providing a flotation device until other help arrives. The robotic lifeguard goes by the acronym “EMILY”. “EMILY” is named for a 13 year old California...

Syndicated 2012-05-22 23:36:02 from RobotNext

Paralyzed Patients Use Thoughts to Direct Robotic Arms

Personal assistance robots may have just become much more user friendly. According to Leigh Hochberg, MD, PhD, of Brown University in Providence, R.I., and colleagues in a recent research project, two patients in a clinical trial were able to directly...

Syndicated 2012-05-16 19:41:43 from RobotNext

Space Robots May Service Satellites

Two companies are building robots to service dying satellites and keep them functioning in orbit. The question with the idea is whether or not this process would save money over the current practice of abandoning and/or replacing the dead satellites....

Syndicated 2012-05-16 00:08:52 from RobotNext

Robots Make a Difference in Science and Technology Education

Photo Credit: Nic McPhee http://flickr.com/photos/nicmcphee/ The question of how to help American students succeed in high tech subjects continues to be on the forefront of public discussion nationwide. One of the answers is occurring on a regular basis in communities...

Syndicated 2011-10-31 18:26:44 from RobotNext

Next-Generation Robot Inspector for Nuclear Power Plants

A fast, reliable robot is needed to minimize downtime when nuclear reactors are inspected. Energid is developing this robot just for that purpose. Also, this robot could be used for disaster work in damaged reactors such as the ones disabled...

Syndicated 2011-07-16 02:51:55 from RobotNext

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