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artificial intelligenceAI and Robotics in the Lab: Accelerating Materials Discovery #emtechdigital

Jill Becker is the CEO and Cofounder, Kebotix. The Kebotix self-driving lab combines data and AI with robotics to discover and create advanced chemicals and materials at a faster rate and at the push of a button. Kebotix offers inventive …

futureAtlas Robot Can Do Parkour

Robotics company Boston Dynamics has a robot is hopping over a log and then up a series of blocks, an activity called parkour. Boston Dynamics was sold by Alphabet to SoftBank last year. This two-legged robot, called Atlas, is the …

droneUS Marines want armored robot recon by 2023

The US Marines want an armored robotic scout vehicle that can launch a UAS (Unmanned Aerial System), scout deep, and then use precision fires and electronic warfare. Wishlist but not all of this equipment has to fit on one vehicle. …

infrastructurePipebot can help fix decaying water pipe crisis in the US and the World

The United States faces a looming crisis over its deteriorating water infrastructure, and fixing it will be a monumental and expensive task. In Los Angeles alone, about two thirds of the city’s 7,000 miles of water pipes are more than …

ecommerceFaster, taller, denser, more profitable warehouse robots and Interview with the CEO

Exotec Solutions, a French AI robotics startup, today announced the launch of the Skypod Robots and associated system. Cdiscount, the top French e-commerce vendor, is now using Skypods to prepare orders in its warehouse near Bordeaux, increasing their order processing …

fictionPacific Rim Uprising Trailer

Pacific Rim 2 – Uprising will be out March 23, 2018. Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju …

constructionSarcos Robotics has force multiplying robots and exoskeletons to boost productivity

Sarcos has a snake bot and force multiplying robotic arms. Guardian™ GT is a human-controlled, force-multiplying robotic system with one or two highly dexterous arms mounted on a track or wheeled base, allowing a single operator to do more, safely. …

futureBeginning of real Programmable Liquid metal robotics

Scientists have invented a way to morph liquid metal into physical shapes. Researchers at the University of Sussex and Swansea University have applied electrical charges to manipulate liquid metal into 2D shapes such as letters and a heart. Above – …

militaryUS Navy will make a second and maybe a third robotic sub hunter

The U.S. Navy is preparing to take full control of the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program and procure a second craft. A third might also be built as the Office of Naval Research (ONR) starts to …

computersPlastic drinking straws make walking insect like robots at Harvard

Harvard’s George Whitesides and Alex Nemiroski, a former postdoctoral fellow in Whitesides’ Harvard lab, have created a type of semi-soft robot capable of standing and walking. The team also created a robotic water strider capable of pushing itself along the …