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HeadStart - a taste of Robotics...

Inspiring young people to study computing, robotics and electronics.

At the end of July a group of teenagers from schools and colleges across Sussex learnt how to build and program an automated robot during a HeadStart-Widening Participation programme on campus. 282 more words


West World & Ex Machina: AI Vengeance Theory

I had a friend recently tell me that he carefully avoids work with themes that overlap his own. I happen to have the opposite opinion. As an author of my own robot sci-fi, my artwork only improves the more I consume related material. 583 more words


Should Mazor Robotics' Investors Fear the Incoming Competition?

(The Motley Fool) РMany industry experts believe that the robotic surgery market is on the cusp of a dramatic expansion. For example, a recent report from marketsandmarkets.com predicts that the market will grow from $4.9 billion in 2016 to nearly $13 billion by 2021. 335 more words

Roboy 2.0

A complete relaunch of the tendon controlled soft Robot, Roboy, is planned for 2018.

Reported here in 2013, Roboy was the first-of-its-kind Humanoid Robot developed by the University of Zurich. 140 more words

DC Servo Motor, Robotics, Automation

Play foosball against a robot!

A robot operates the opposing player rods on a Foosball table and has won against human players.

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) has developed a foosball table with autonomously operated robotic rods. 100 more words

DC Servo Motor, Robotics, Automation

A robotic doctor is gearing up for action

A new robot under development can send information on the stiffness, look and feel of a patient to a doctor located kilometres away. Image credit: Accrea… 902 more words



YOU REMEMBER CLAW machines, those confounded scams that bilked you out of your allowance. They were probably the closest thing you knew to an actual robot, really. 687 more words