Tag Archives: Robotics

The 2012 Living Machines Conference

Here’s a taste of what went on over the 3 day event organized by the Convergent Science Network Electro sensors inspired by fish who navigate their way through murky waters, robots that dance with the honeybees, and artificial muscles and … Continue reading

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More Humanoids in Action

Check out some of the most life-like robots out there! The  HRP-4C Humanoid  robot was developed by The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) of Japan and Kawada Industries. As you can see above, this robot can … Continue reading

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The Robot Revolution…

Is it about robot evolution? Robots have been transforming industries for years. In fact, it seems fair to say that the robot revolution happened a few decades ago and now we’re onto the sequel. Time magazine featured a  cover story … Continue reading

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Man’s (Mechanical) Best Friend

From canine companions to cleaning machines, robots are seeing all kinds of new applications A robotic seeing  eye dog has recently been developed by Japan’s manufacturing company NSK.  A recent article makes the point that although this seeing eye dog  … Continue reading

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European Robotics Week

November 28th-December 4th, 2011 Are you curious about the growing application of robotics in Europe? There’s no need to to be a robotics expert to attend the events that are part of this year’s first ever eu Robotics Week.  Events … Continue reading

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Robotics in Europe

How is research funded in Europe? The European union’s Lisbon strategy aims to have Europe become the “most dynamic competitive knowledge-based economy in the world”.  “Framework Programs” (FPs) are financial tools used to achieve ambitious goals such as this by … Continue reading

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