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Robohub is an online platform that brings together leading communicators in robotics research, start-ups, business, and education from around the world.
Robohub is an online platform that brings together leading communicators in robotics research, start-ups, business, and education from around the world.

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Robots Podcast #230: bots_alive, with Bradly Knox - In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Bradley Knox, founder of bots_alive. Knox speaks about an add-on to a Hexbug, a six-legged robotic toy, that makes the bot behave more like a character. They discuss the novel way Knox uses machine learning to create a sense character. They also discuss the limitation of technology to emulate living creatures, and how the bots_alive robot was built within these limitations.   Brad Knox Dr. Bradley Kn...

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Bosch and Nvidia partner to develop AI for self-driving cars

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Collaborating machines and avoiding soil compression - Image: Swarmfarm Soil compression can be a serious problem, but it isn’t always, or in all ways, a bad thing. For example, impressions made by hoofed animals, so long as they only cover a minor fraction of the soil surface, create spaces in which water can accumulate and help it percolate into the soil more effectively, avoiding erosion runoff. The linear depressions made by wheels rolling across the surface are more problematic because...

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Envisioning the future of robotics - Image: Ryan Etter Robotics is said to be the next technological revolution. Many seem to agree that robots will have a tremendous impact over the following years, and some are heavily betting on it. Companies are investing billions buying other companies, and public authorities are discussing legal frameworks to enable a coherent growth of robotics. Understanding where the field of robotics is heading is more than mere guesswork. While much public concer...

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Choreographing automated cars could save time, money and lives

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Three years on: An update from Leka, Robot Launch winner - Nearly three years ago, Leka won the Grand Prize at the 2014 Robot Launch competition for their robotic toy set on changing the way children with developmental disorders learn, play and progress. Leka will be the first interactive tool for children with developmental disorders that is available for direct purchase to the public. Designed for use in the home and not limited to a therapist’s office, Leka enables streamlined communicat...

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The Drone Center’s Weekly Roundup: 3/13/17 - Norway has established a test site at Trondheim Fjord for unmanned and autonomous vessels like these concept container ships of the future. Credit: Kongsberg Seatex March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017 News Germany reportedly intends to acquire the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high-altitude surveillance drone, according to a story in Sueddeutsche Zeitung. In 2013, Germany cancelled a similar program to acquire Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4 Global Hawk, a su...

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Intel to acquire Mobileye for $15.3 billion - Source: Intel Intel announced plans to acquire Israel-based Mobileye, a developer of vision technology used in autonomous driving applications, for $15.3 billion. Mobileye share prices jumped from $47 to $61 (the tender offering price is $63.54) on the news, a 30% premium. The purchase marks the largest acquisition of an Israeli hi-tech company ever. Source: Frost & Sullivan;VDS Automotive SYS Konferenz 2014/ This transaction jumpstarts Intel’s ...

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Developing ROS programs for the Sphero robot - You probably know the Sphero robot. It is a small robot with the shape of a ball. In case that you have one, you must know that it is possible to control it using ROS, by installing in your computer the Sphero ROS packages developed by Melonee Wise and connecting to the robot using the bluetooth of the computer. Now, you can use the ROS Development Studio to create ROS control programs for that robot, testing as you go by using the integrated s...

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Split-second decisions: Navigating the fine line between man and machine
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