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General purpose robots should not be weaponized: An open letter to the robotics industry and our communities

After a lot of thoughtful discussion, deliberation, and debate with our colleagues, we have co-authored and signed an open letter to the robotics community.
07 November 2022, by

How shoring up drones with artificial intelligence helps surf lifesavers spot sharks at the beach

Australian surf lifesavers are increasingly using drones to spot sharks at the beach before they get too close to swimmers. But just how reliable are they?
05 November 2022, by
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Precise Navigation using LEO Satellites, with Tyler Reid

Dr. Tyler Reid, CTO of Xona Space Systems, discusses a new approach to global navigation satellite systems designed for self-driving cars.
02 November 2022, by

Robots come out of the research lab

This year’s Swiss Robotics Day – an annual event run by the EPFL-led National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics – will be held at the Beaulieu convention center in Lausanne on 4 & 5 November.
02 November 2022, by and

Magnetic sensors track muscle length

Using a new technology, researchers hope to create better control systems for prosthetic limbs.
30 October 2022, by

Big step towards tiny autonomous drones

A new study in Nature magazine describes how flying insects and drones know the difference between up and down.
28 October 2022, by



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Reprogrammable materials selectively self-assemble

Researchers create a method for magnetically programming materials to make cubes that are very picky about what they connect with, enabling more-scalable self-assembly.
26 October 2022, by

Battery-free smart devices to harvest ambient energy for IoT

Power management systems that harvest ambient energy will power billions of small devices on the Internet of Things.
24 October 2022, by

New walking robot design could revolutionize how we build things in space

Researchers have designed a state-of-the-art walking robot that could revolutionize large construction projects in space. They tested the feasibility of the robot for the in-space assembly of a 25m Large Aperture Space Telescope.
22 October 2022, by

A new type of material called a mechanical neural network can learn and change its physical properties to create adaptable, strong structures

A new type of material can learn and improve its ability to deal with unexpected forces thanks to a unique lattice structure with connections of variable stiffness.
20 October 2022, by

‘Killer robots’ will be nothing like the movies show – here’s where the real threats lie

Killer robots won’t be sentient humanoid robots with evil intent. This might make for a dramatic storyline and a box office success, but such technologies are many decades, if not centuries, away. It’s much simpler technologies we should be worrying about.
19 October 2022, by

Tiny particles work together to do big things

Simple microparticles can beat rhythmically together, generating an oscillating electrical current that could be used to power microrobotic devices.
16 October 2022, by

World robotics report: “All-time high” with half a million robots installed in one year

The new World Robotics report shows an all-time high of 517,385 new industrial robots installed in 2021 in factories around the world.

50 women in robotics you need to know about 2022

Our Women in Robotics list turns 10 this year and we are delighted to introduce you to another amazing "50 women in robotics you need to know about" as we also celebrate Ada Lovelace Day. We have now profiled more than 300 women AND non-binary people making important contributions to robotics since the list began in 2013.
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Recycling: An Opaque Industry, with Areeb Malik

Areeb, the co-founder of Glacier, gives some insight into the opaque recycling industry, and why it is unable to handle the volume of recyclable good Americans through out each year.
10 October 2022, by







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