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Swarming Flying Robots at TED 2012

Last month, we told you about some exciting and innovative things occurring at GRASP, the University of Pennsylvania’s General Robotics, Automation, Sensing, and Perception (GRASP) lab. Vijay Kumar, Deputy Dean for Education in the School of Engineering and Applied Science...

ReconRobotics Wins Contract from US Army

ReconRobotics, Inc., has been awarded a $13.9 million contract for over 1,000 of its Recon Scout XT micro-robot kits from the U.S. Army. This is the largest order in the company’s history and, in terms of the number of units,...

iRobot Takes Minority Stake in Telemedicine Firm

Bedford, Massachusetts-based iRobot is expanding its relationship with Santa Barbara, California-based InTouch Health, a remote presence telemedicine solution provider by investing $6 million, which represents iRobot taking a minority position in the company. Back in July 2011, the two firms...

Robots? Cool. Swarming Flying Robots? Very Cool.

Whoa. If you harbor any fear of swarms of multiple robots flying in formation, avoiding obstacles, then this YouTube video might not be for you. If on the other hand you think this is really fascinating and a great example of...

Robotic Pitchers and Catchers - A Sure Sign of Spring?

As baseball fans eagerly await the return of pitchers and catchers to spring training, it seems that researchers at the Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics at DLR (German Aerospace Center) have come up with a robot nicknamed Agile Justin that...

Actor, Voice of TV's 'Lost in Space' Robot Dies at 85

Dick Tufeld, who was the voice of the robot on the 1960’s television series, “Lost in Space” (1965–1968), died this past week at his home in Los Angeles. Tufeld had a history of heart disease, and was said to have...

Swiss Robot Maker Set to Launch SCORP

An item on Gizmag.com sparked my interest today. As it turns out, Lausanne, Switzerland-based Novatiq is set to release a micro-unmanned ground vehicle, or MUGV, called SCORP. Classified as a “throwable” robot, the device is specially designed for front-line personnel engaged...

TOSY Dancing Robot Can Cut A Rug

 Yes, this is the one. THIS is the robot Justin Bieber has been promoting in the Las Vegas desert. If you pay attention to robots, or gadgets, or Canadian teen heartthrobs dating Selena Gomez, you know what I’m talking about....

Mexico City to Host Robotic Soccer Championship

Ok, so it’s not exactly Lionel Messi cutting through the middle of a defense, or Cristiano Ronaldo showing off his ball control skills en route to scoring a goal, but the robotics community continues to make strides in Robo-Soccer. The...

Arizona Researchers to Develop Autonomous Robots

A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is working under a five-year, $3 million grant to develop a self-learning robot that does not rely on extensive programming. Essentially, the goal of this research is to develop robots that...

iRobot Announces Lightweight Throwable Robot

Bedford, MA-based iRobot has announced a pre-production prototype of an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), the iRobot 110 FirstLook. Designed to assist its operator with observation and investigation of confined spaces, the rugged “throwable” robot features four built-in cameras, two-way...

Health Robotics Completes R&D of New Cancer Therapy Robot

Health Robotics, a manufacturer of intravenous medication robots has announced that it has completed research, development and factory testing of its next-generation Cancer Therapy Robot, i.v.STATION ONCO. Health Robotics plans to unveil its new robot at the European Association of...

Boeing Demos Unmanned Systems for US Army PSYOP Missions

Boeing announced the completion of a demonstration for the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) that integrated both air and ground unmanned systems to perform psychological operations (PSYOP) wartime missions for combatant commands. The demonstration featured the Schiebel S-100 Unmanned Aerial...

Golly Gee! Neato Launches New Robot Vacuum

A Silicon Valley startup named Neato Robotics has introduced a new home robot vacuum cleaner. The Neato XV-11 all-floor vacuum system offers so-called Room Positioning System (RPS) Technology, a solution that uses laser vision to map a home's entire floor...

CyPhy Works Wins Research Grant to Develop UAV for Bridge Inspection

A company that was founded by a co-founder of iRobot has reportedly been granted a $2.4 million research award from the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology.   NIST announced up to $71 million in funding through...

Navy Team Sets Endurance Record for UAV Fuel Cell Flight

The Naval Research Laboratory's Ion Tiger, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell unmanned air vehicle (UAV), has flown 26 hours and 1 minute carrying a five-pound payload, setting an unofficial flight endurance record for a fuel-cell powered flight, according to a press...

Environmentally Correct Cardboard Mannequin Robots

CNET is reporting that recyclable cardboard robot mannequins may be coming to a storefront window near you in short order. According to the report, Japanese firm Eager Co. is developing the environmentally friendly robots. At 6 feet tall and weighing in at...

GeckoSystems CareBot in Home Trials

GeckoSystems this week announced limited in home evaluation trials for their fully autonomous personal companion home care robot, the CareBot.   The CareBot is an "assistive care home appliance," a personal companion that features telepresence capabilities. The first recipient of...

New Zealand Robot Researchers Seek Input From Elderly

When it came to developing robotic healthcare assistants for New Zealand's elderly population, researchers at The University of Auckland saw fit to include that demographic in a study to gauge the attitude of those who would be on the receiving...

NSF Funds Scripps' Ocean Probe Research

Earlier this week, the National Science Foundation (NSF)'s division of ocean sciences announced it had awarded nearly $1 million to scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California to develop a new breed of ocean-probing instruments.  ...

Fly Eye Inspires Vision System

A recent Wired article described the work that researchers are doing whereby they are turning the brain cell activity that enables a fly's eyesight into mathematical equations in order to someday program vision systems for a wide variety of...

Are Shape Shifting Robots on the Horizon?

Last week, Computerworld featured a piece on shape shifting robots that are getting ever closer to reality.   According to the article, researchers at both Intel and Carnegie Mellon University are utilizing large swarms of millimeter size robots and --...

Fish Behavior Inspires Collision Avoidance Robot

Fish-inspired collision avoidance technology is at the center of Nissan Motor's new "EPORO" robot car, a concept vehicle that is designed to travel in a group of similar vehicles, avoiding obstacles and each other. Developers have the robots mimicking the...