The new surgical robotics system includes an exoskeleton that fits over a surgeon’s hands, smart glasses and haptic feedback on the surgeon’s fingers.
The Niryo One robot Kickstarter project combines cost-cutting engineering, open source software, and a desire to provide industrial automation capabilities to home users.
A look at the week’s best robotics videos for your weekend viewing pleasure.
The human needs to wear an EEG cap that measures their brain signals. The system looks for brain signals called “error-related potentials” that are generated when the brain notices a mistake has been made.
Thanks to nearly 200 participating donors, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) will make $50 million in college scholarships available to FIRST participants and Alumni in 2017.
BluHaptics raised $1.5 million in Series A funding for its software to improve controls for undersea robotics. The startup impressed investors with its team and strong end-user interest.
A look at six educational robots for kids that will be popular toys when they come to market in 2017.
Fritz Faulhaber, a pioneer in high-precision micro motor and drive systems, died at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston on Feb. 6, 2017, at the age of 68.
Toyota Research Institute’s Gill Pratt won the Engelberger Robotics Awards for Leadership, while MIT CSAIL’s Daniel Rus takes home the Engelberger Robotics Awards for Education.
Industry icon Fritz Faulhaber was a pioneer of the micro motor industry and was dedicated to nonprofit organizations that provide STEM education to children.
3D printed cars are only the tip of the 3D printing iceberg. Additive manufacturing is getting faster, more flexible for commercial applications, and more funding as a result.
Habitats for the first astronauts on Mars could be 3D printed, by extracting and refining metals from the soil. A professor from the University of Central Florida is working with NASA on how to do so.
Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have developed a tiny 3D-printed camera lens that allows for speedier image processing. This lens could help drones, robots and self-driving cars see better.
By encoding the strategies of high-performing human planners in a machine-readable form, researchers at MIT CSAIL improved the performance of competition-winning planning algorithms by between 10 -15% on a challenging set of problems.
Japanese scientists turned a $100 mini drone into a flower-pollinating droid. We’ve seen drones used for many applications, but pollination could be the most vital.
The Asilomar AI Principles is a list of 23 guidelines that artificial intelligence researchers, scientists and lawmakers should abide by to ensure safe, ethical and beneficial use of AI.
In this Essential Interview excerpt, Gianmarco Veruggio discusses his innovative work on Italian marine robots, how he got into “roboethics,” and what safeguards are needed for military robots.
Using a Samsung Simband, MIT CSAIL has developed a wearable AI that analyzes audio and measures movement, heart rate, blood pressure and skin temperature to help detect the tone of a conversation and help people better understand social interactions.
Bat Bot is the latest prototype of a biomimetic design from the University of Illinois-Champaign. The winged aerial drone offers safety and energy efficiency for a variety of commercial applications.
British online retailer Ocado is part of the SoMa consortium, which is researching soft manipulation and robotic end effectors. The Horizon 2020 project involves organizations across Europe.
Hanson Robotics’ Professor Einstein is a 14.5-inch-tall, Wi-Fi-connected edutainment robot that walks, talks, and acts as your friend and personal science tutor.
Why do we find robot fails so amusing? Perhaps because they remind us that overpromising and under-delivering is just one more challenge in the evolution of social and service robots.
The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund’s mission is to catalyze global research that advances AI for the public interest, with an emphasis on applied research and education.
ElliQ is the product of tech and design innovators at Intuition Robotics who have focused their machine learning on customization and their design on serving the elder car market.
The most promising mobile and humanoid robots from this year’s crop offer more utility, consumer engagement.