Using Biomimicry in Robot Design

Jumping is easy, landing is hard. Having a robot jump—or fly—and then consistently stick the landing in one piece remains one of the standout challenges in robotics. Some drones are large enough to pack landing gear....

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Mars Robotics Tech is Great for Cars on Earth

Space is hard. Anything from a stuck valve to a tiny mistake in a single line of code can turn a $100 million spacecraft into a pile of space dust. Not only does success or failure turn on a dime, but these factors...

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Robotics: The future for the disabled

It's been a long struggle, but researchers are finally developing robots that can begin to navigate human environments with the same agility as humans themselves. This is important, because the first use of these new...

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Using Competition in Advanced Robotics

Robot design isn't easy. Materials science, mechanical engineering, biology, physics, and machine learning (plus other disciplines too numerous to mention) are all combined in the creation of robotics. As such, it's...

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Blade Kotelly at PSFK 2016

On May 13th 2016, PSFK hosted their “Ideas that Transform” conference in New York City. It was the tenth time PSFK hosted the event which “brought together the world’s leading creative thinkers” to collaborate, discuss...

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The Next Era of Conversational Technology

This blog also appears on Robohub.

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Consumer Robotics Is Finally Ready For Prime Time

Learn More About JiboThis blog originally appeared in TechCrunch June 21, 2014.

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