Robotics Archive

DNAElectrically controlled DNA robot arm is 100,000 times faster – millisecond moves enable molecular factories

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Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a novel electric propulsion technology for nanorobots. It allows molecular machines to move a hundred thousand times faster than with the biochemical processes used to date. This makes nanobots fast …

artificial intelligenceSingapore creates AI, robotics, data analytics and IoT lab

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Under a five-year partnership, Singtel, NTU Singapore and the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF Singapore) will establish a S$42.4 million corporate lab, to be called Singtel Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Lab for Enterprises ([email protected]), to develop applications for use in …

agingReinventing the wheel, robots, drones and transportation with the Revolve Foldable wheel

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Revolve has a groundbreaking innovation – the foldable wheel. The foldable wheel including a double hub, a rim with rubberized sectors, and spokes pivotly connecting each hub with the sectors of the rim. The sectors of the rim can be …

artificial intelligenceAI, augmented reality, blockchain and other tech Transforming Manufacturing by 2023

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Prediction 1: By the end of 2021, 25% of global manufacturers will apply machine learning to data across product development, supply chain, manufacturing, and service for more rapid decision support, improved quality, differentiated products, and innovative business models. Prediction 2: …

entertainmentGiles Walker Pole Dancing Robots have been around for about ten years

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Pictures and videos of the pole dancing robots resurface online occasionally. They are in the news again because a strip club near the CES 2018 had them. Giles Walker hires them out to tech conferences, festivals, and other events. They …

bloodstream robotsProgress to human cell sized transforming robots made from atomically thin paper

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Microscale machines – equipped with electronic, photonic and chemical payloads – could become a powerful platform for robotics at the size scale of biological microorganisms. * prototypes three times larger than a red blood cell have been made * they …

futureColorado makes breakthrough soft muscle for soft robots that is cheap, strong and effective

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The University of Colorado has created next generation healing soft muscle actuators. It is inspired by biological muscle. he newly developed hydraulically amplified self-healing electrostatic (HASEL) actuators eschew the bulky, rigid pistons and motors of conventional robots for soft structures …

darpaDARPA looks for robots and other tech to make cracking tunnels faster and safer

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North Korea and Iran have large underground facilties where they have their nuclear weapons and other operations. DARPA is looking at breakthroughs for dealing with tunnels and underground cities. Underground is the new frontier for military and security action. Although …

futureFoldimate laundry folding robot can be pre-ordered in 5 days

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You will be able to pre-order clothes folding robots starting in 5 days and 5 hours from foldimate.com. On January 7th, 2018 at 5pm PST during CES UNVEILED, Foldimate will be showing their improved design for the first time and …

augmented realityChina has statue of a Transformer that is taller and heavier than the Statue of Liberty

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China has a $1 billion to $1.5 billion virtual reality theme park that has a 174-foot tall statue of a Transformer made of 750 tons of steel. The theme park is set to open in February 2018. The copper statue …