Robotics News

Mumbai school girls to represent India in robotics competition in Dubai

They will be required to build and use robots to address the challenge of ocean pollution.

'Robotics can be a useful tool in formal education'

Robotics, as the new wave in the formal education system, is a great way to provide children and students with a more efficient technological education. In fact, anyone, at any age can learn through robotics technology.


Robotic skins could bring your stuffed toys to life

Robots are typically built with a single purpose in mind. The robotic skins, however, allow users to create multi-functional robots on the fly.

Robotic drones can herd birds away from airspaces

Researchers from Imperial College London in the UK and California Institute of Technology in the US investigated the problem of diverting a flock of birds away from a prescribed area, such as an airport, using a robotic unmanned aerial vehicle.

The Cheetah 3 robot can run and jump without seeing

The design may also be used for exploring disaster zones and other dangerous or inaccessible environments and versatile tasks such as power plant inspection.

New 'e-skin' brings sense of touch to prosthetic hands

Researchers have developed an electronic skin that is capable of being integrated into robotics, and being used to create prosthetic limbs.


New system lets you control robots with brain waves, hand gestures

They showed that the system works on users it has never interacted with before, meaning that organisations could deploy it in real-world settings without needing to train it on users.

Italian researchers develop lighter, cheaper robotic hand

The Hennes robotic hand has a simpler mechanical design compared with other such myoelectric prosthetics, characterized by sensors.

Waymo to buy 20,000 Jaguars for robotic ride-hailing service

Alphabet's self-driving unit Waymo has agreed to buy 20,000 I-Pace electric vehicles from Jaguar, in a bid to start a robotic ride-hailing service.

Sony aims to expand image sensor use in robotics, self-driving cars

Sony has achieved higher profits for its image sensor business, as the company looks to shift from consumer electronics to being a supplier for robotics and self-driving cars.