This is the time when many suggest their list of top 2014 robotic pictures in various settings. Drones, humanoids, telepresence, home robots, vacuums, toys and robotic camel jockeys! Good recaps and terrific pics.
Top 10 Drone Stories: includes Facebook’s new Titan drones; Google’s Project Wing and DHL’s Parcelcopter delivery drones; ARS Electronica, Cirque du Soleil and Verity Studio’s entertainment drones; plus many others.
A Huffington Post article called 10 Robots to Watch in 2014: including a failed company (Unbounded Robotics) ; another that went public (Ekso Bionics); a few remote presence bots; Parrot’s Mini Drone and Jumping Sumo robots (I saw MANY of these devices as gifts this Xmas); and more.
The NY Times listed The Year in Robots: includes robotic vacuums, lawnmowers and floor cleaners; a grill bot; a cat-litter robot; a programmable baby rocker; a couple of learning toys; and a precise watering device for your garden.
Researchers Matthias Hofer, Michael Muehlebach and Raffaello D’Andrea have developed the one-wheel Cubli, a three-dimensional pendulum system that can balance on its pivot using a single reaction wheel. How is it possible to stabilize the two tilt angles of the system with only a single reaction wheel?
An internationally leading robotics initiative that enables academia and industry to find innovative solutions to real world challenges, celebrated its success with a Hot Robotics Symposium hosted across three UK regions last week.
In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks to Maria Telleria, who is a co-founder and the CTO of Canvas. Canvas makes a drywall finishing robot and is based in the Bay Area. In this interview, Maria talks ab...