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FAA’s Recreational Drone Registration Struck Down in Court

FAA’s Recreational Drone Registration Struck Down in Court

A federal court rules the FAA's mandatory recreational drone registration violates Section 336 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act that Congress passed in 2012. For now, drones used for recreational purposes don't need to be registered with the FAA,...

Smart Exoskeleton Prevents Elderly Falls

Smart Exoskeleton Prevents Elderly Falls

The Active Pelvis Orthosis is a smart exoskeleton that recognizes in just 350 milliseconds a person has lost their balance. The exoskeleton then applies force to the hips to counterbalance the slip and prevent a fall.

9 Robotic Adoption Considerations for Welding Operations

9 Robotic Adoption Considerations for Welding Operations

Understanding the benefits of automating a welding process is easy for most end users – greater efficiency, greater precision which results in a better looking and stronger weld. Although manufacturers understand the benefits, what is sometimes not understood is the...

MIT C-LEARN Helps Robots Learn, Share Skills

MIT C-LEARN Helps Robots Learn, Share Skills

MIT CSAIL researchers have developed a Constraints Learning (C-LEARN) system that easily teaches robots a variety of tasks, including opening doors, transporting objects and extracting objects from containers. After a robot learns a new skill with this C-LEARN system, that...

Georgia OKs Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads

Georgia OKs Self-Driving Cars on Public Roads

Georgia becomes the latest state to legalize testing of self-driving cars on public roads. The bill won't require humans in self-driving cars to have a valid driver's license. However, the self-driving cars must be registered as automated vehicles with the...

Meet the LiveWorx Robotics Lineup

Meet the LiveWorx Robotics Lineup

Meet the speaker lineup for the Robotics & Autonomous Vehicles Track at LiveWorx 2017, including Boston Engineering, CyPhy Works, Jibo, MIT, Soft Robotics, Vecna, WPI and more.