Canada FIRST results are out

Canada FIRST results are out

The results from the 8th Annual Canada FIRST Robotic Games are out. This years competition drew 28 teams to Centennial College in Toronto for the RoboBiathlon 2001, an event that tested the speed and marksmanship capabilities...
RoboML, a Robotic Markup Language

RoboML, a Robotic Markup Language

An XML-based markup language has been developed that is applicable to a wide range of robotics tasks including human-robot interfaces. RoboML is being developed by Maxim Makatchev and S. K. Tso of the Centre...
The Rossum Project

The Rossum Project

The Rossum Project hopes to develop a complete set of reliable, ready-to-use free software components for robot builders. They've already produced a two-dimensional simulation environment that can be used to model environments such...
Robo Plane flies Weather or not

Robo Plane flies Weather or not

Seascan could save lives as it scans the weather over oceans. Space.com has a story about a robotic airplane named Seascan that can scan the weather patterns over the oceans to help out sea...
Sony Steps Out With Another Robot (SDR-3X)

Sony Steps Out With Another Robot (SDR-3X)

Check out Sony's prototype SDR-3X a 20" tall walking robot that could well be their next AIBO hit! I believe this was reported before back in November, but Space.com can't get enough of this little Sony walking robot. Sony's new...
EmbedOne Releases StrongARM Board

EmbedOne Releases StrongARM Board

EmbedOne, a Korean company specializing in embedded StrongARM hardware has released a new development board, the EM-110. The new board includes a 287mhz, 32bit StrongARM CPU, 32MB RAM (expanable to 256MB),...
Big Weekend for Competitions

Big Weekend for Competitions

The Canada FIRST Robotics Games are just finishing up today as is the Acroname Robotics Expo and Contest in Boulder, Colorado. The Robocon University World Championship starts this weekend in Fukishima, Japan and, in Anaheim,...
Palm III PPRK Robot

Palm III PPRK Robot

Acroname is now selling Palm-based robot kits based on the three omni-wheel prototypes developed at CMU last year. The O'Reilly site has a nice two-page article on their experience assembling and...