Tuesday, December 10, 2019

MIT’s Modular Robot Chain Is Whatever You Want It to Be

As sensors, computers, actuators, and batteries decrease in size and increase in efficiency, it becomes possible to make robots much smaller without sacrificing a...

Security firm finds rampant vulnerabilities in robots

A leading security services firm has found that multiple home, business and industrial robots are vulnerable to cyberattacks.  The research paper published by IOActive,...

Honda and SoftBank partner to turn Asimo into talking assistant

Car and tech companies continue to partner up, but Honda and SoftBank’s newly-announced union is a little different from most. Rather than working on self-driving cars,...

With Alexa integration, iRobot aims to make Roomba center of smart home

iRobot CEO Colin Angle has been repeating for some time now that the next step in the evolution of the company’s hit Roomba vacuum...

Robot’s role in killing Dallas shooter is a first

There's nothing new about a dangerous suspect dying at the hands of police. But last Thursday night in Dallas, the situation played out with...

OpenTrons Aims To Be The ‘PC’ Of Biotech Labs

Robotics startup OpenTrons has come up with a way it believes will make wet lab experiments faster and cheaper – automation. Most life science research is still...

Tencent is reportedly testing its own autonomous driving system

Tencent is making progress on its own autonomous driving system, according to Bloomberg. The report says that Tencent, one of China’s largest tech firms and...

Billionaire Jack Ma says CEOs could be robots in 30 years, warns of impact

Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma recently warned that society could see decades of pain thanks to disruption caused by the internet and the rise of...

Piaggio Launches Robot Luggage

The Piaggio Group has launched GITA and KILO, the first projects developed by Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF), a Boston company doing advanced research for...

GE’s small robots could solve big problems inspecting gas turbines

Imagine the difficulty of trying to inspect a working gas turbine. There is not only intense heat, blades are constantly spinning, making getting a camera inside...






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