Monday, December 5, 2022

Robotics

SNAV, a nanodrone helps detecting toxic gases and rescuing victims

In some disastrous places such as the sites where buildings are collapsed due to earthquakes or explosions, toxic gas leaks can pose a real...

Toyota unveils a series of 7 robots to help people in Tokyo Olympics

The 2020 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games are being held in Tokyo and Toyota is playing a key role in on-site mobility and transportation....

Researchers implant sensors and nerve transfers for wireless control of robotic arms

Above-elbow amputations are more problematic than any other amputation because the humerus (the long bone in the upper arm located between the elbow joint...

Ultra-responsive e-skin could give robots and prosthetics a human like sense of touch

Artificial skin having a sense of touch or ability to feel is a major research goal for engineers working on improving prosthetic technology. In...

Tiny vibration-powered robot to help repair internal injuries in humans

Creating a 2 mm long walking robot sounds a bit difficult as it will not be able to carry much of a battery. And...

New AI platform to design hybrid UAV that operates using a single controller

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) better known as drones combines the advantages of both multi-copters and fixed-wing planes. Multi-copters are popular for their flight flexibility...

Drone technology to understand how climate change is impacting rivers

Physical Geographer Dr. Amy Woodget, of the School of Social Science at Loughborough University, is developing drone technology to measure the size of small,...

An easy-to-implement toolkit to create HASEL artificial muscles

The field of soft robotics challenges the conventional definition of a robot by replacing motors, gears, and metal with components inspired by those found...

Flybotix’s new duel-propeller drone flies twice as long as conventional models

EPFL startup Flybotix has come up with an inventive propulsion system modeled after those used by helicopters. It cleverly combines the mechanical multi-rotor simplicity...

Watch the Mars 2020 Rover getting its wheels and legs

We are just a year away from the launch of the Mars 2020 Mission - scheduled on July 17, 2020 - which will see...

The REV-1, a delivery robot that can work in bad weather

These days, we keep hearing about robots every day. Now a new autonomous delivery robot company came out with its robot called "REV-1". The...

SpaceBok, a jumping robot built to explore the moon, Mars and asteroids

A team of students from ETH Zurich and ZHAW Zurich has designed and build a rover robot prototype based on animals like deer and...

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