Keyword: Robotics

Briefs: Imaging
A silicon chip provides a low-cost solution to help machines see the world clearly.
Briefs: AR/AI
The model allows robots to ask clarifying questions to soldiers.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
It can also find the nearest electric wall outlet to recharge without human assistance.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
To have a successful product, one must consider all the required sub-systems to deliver high-quality illumination.
Articles: Aerospace
With the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft, NASA will return humans to the lunar surface.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An off-the-shelf USB camera captures the shadows made by hand gestures on the robot’s skin.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Incorporating semiconductor components, microscopic robots are made to walk with standard electronic signals.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This robotic arm fuses data from a camera and antenna to locate and retrieve items buried under piles and completely out of view.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Articles: Materials
These technologies provide a tantalizing glimpse into the future of manufacturing automation.
Briefs: AR/AI
Artificial intelligence helps train robots to work together to move an object around two obstacles and through a narrow door in computer simulations.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In a collapsed building or on rough terrain, a robot could balance itself and move forward with just its feet.
Briefs: Imaging
These tactile imaging sensors can measure pressure distribution without using pressure-sensitive materials.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The durable soft electronics could be used in wearable electronics and soft robotics and could someday be part of a stretchable smartphone.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Exoskeleton legs are capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using artificial intelligence technology.
Briefs: Motion Control
The soft robot harvests energy from a laser beam and can crawl on horizontal surfaces and climb vertical walls and an upside-down glass ceiling.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The robot can walk, run, jump, and interact with the environment in synchrony with a human operator.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A deep-learning technique optimizes the arrangement of sensors on a robot’s body to ensure efficient operation.
Briefs: Materials
This artificial muscle technology enables more human-like motion.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The robot firmly but gently grasps objects as small as 1 millimeter in diameter.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A connection between electricity and mechanical motion in soft, rubber-like materials could improve robot range.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
RightHand Robotics combines machine vision with an intelligent gripper design to make more adaptable robots.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The system enables robots to predict what their human coworker will do next.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The algorithm speeds up the planning process robots use to adjust their grip on objects for picking and sorting or tool use.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These tiny aerial robots can operate in cramped spaces and withstand collisions.
Briefs: Communications
Servo motion control delivers powerful, fast, and precise movement onboard robots and for associated equipment.
Briefs: AR/AI
A robot could immediately alert a human of small changes in their surrounding environment.
Q&A: Test & Measurement
New autonomous robotic devices can survey hazardous or difficult-to-reach sites faster than humans.
Briefs: Motion Control
Biobots based on muscle cells can swim at unprecedented velocities.

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