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Robotic Raven Gains Altitude

Robotic Raven Gains Altitude

23 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Inspired by the beauty and flying ability of birds, Leonardo da Vinci strived centuries ago to create a human-powered flapping-wing flying machine. But his designs, which da Vinci explored in his Codex on the Flight of Birds.

Explore the Worlds Coolest Robots, All in One Place

Explore the Worlds Coolest Robots, All in One Place

22 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Hey you’re back! Found some cool robots? Clicked on any creepy ones? We really hope there was something that captured your interest. 

Video Friday TALOS Humanoid Robot, and More

Video Friday TALOS Humanoid Robot, and More

20 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months.

Octopus-Inspired Camouflage for Soft Robotics

Octopus-Inspired Camouflage for Soft Robotics

18 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

There are many reasons to admire the octopus, including its ability to instantly pop up tiny protrusions of various shapes from its skin to match the texture of its background.

An advanced snake-robot for disaster sites climbs by coiling

An advanced snake-robot for disaster sites climbs by coiling

16 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

"Ladder Climbing with the Snake Robot" is a video that was released last year by Kyoto University's Matsuno Lab, and it is still drawing stares and shivers. Comments on the video have included "Thanks, I hate it."

 

Ankis latest robot Vector is available today

Ankis latest robot Vector is available today

15 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Robotics company Anki is launching its Vector home robot today. The Vector first showed up on Kickstarter in August and received almost $2 million in funding.

This Mind-Bending Actuator Could Make Robots Safer and More Energy Efficient

This Mind-Bending Actuator Could Make Robots Safer and More Energy Efficient

14 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Last year, SRI’s Alexander Kernbaum introduced us to Abacus Drive, a new kind of rotary transmission based on pure rolling motion that promises to be much cheaper and much more energy efficient than harmonic gears.

Video Friday Boston Dynamics' Spot Goes to Work, and More

Video Friday Boston Dynamics' Spot Goes to Work, and More

13 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. 

Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills

Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Shows Off Parkour Skills

12 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

The remarkable evolution of Atlas, Boston Dynamics’ most agile robot, continues. In a video posted today, Atlas is seen jumping over a log and leaping up steps like a parkour runner.

UnicornBot Will Enchant Kids Into Learning STEM and Coding

UnicornBot Will Enchant Kids Into Learning STEM and Coding

12 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

There are a number of robots designed to help kids learn the basics of coding, but this is the first we’ve seen that comes equipped with a purple mane and a light-up horn.

Quadrotor Maintains High Speed Flight With Just Three Rotors

Quadrotor Maintains High Speed Flight With Just Three Rotors

12 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

In 2014, we wrote about some failsafe software from ETH Zurich that allowed a quadrotor to remain fully controllable even with one busted motor. The unbalanced torque generated by three motors.

New FAA Rules for Drones Go Into Effect

New FAA Rules for Drones Go Into Effect

11 Oct, 2018 - By ADMIN

Last week saw the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Act become law, and the new legislation has quite a few implications for people who fly small drones or model aircraft as a hobby. Before diving into the latest changes.

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