1. The rise of mostly-autonomous systems, “your operator is standing by.” And “Drones fired more weapons than conventional warplanes for the first time in Afghanistan last year and the ratio is rising…” And when will robots replace Japanese farmers? 2. Show More Summary
The Robot Operating System (ROS) is typically associated with big robots but [Grassjelly] decided to prove differently by creating Linorobot. This small, differential drive robot is similar in appearance to many small Arduino based robots...Show More Summary
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The Oklahoma City Thunder grabbed two technical foul free throws with 1.2 seconds left in the half at Sacramento tonight when Rajon Rondo found himself incapable of handling the ball for an inbounds play—twice. Read more...
Droid: It’s not just a robot from a galaxy far, far away. It’s also a pretty great option for anyone who wants a mobile device unshackled by the closed operating systems of certain other smartphone manufacturers. Read more...
A new system, developed by researchers at MIT, could provide a more streamlined way for robots to communicate with humans in difficult situations, including during emergency response operations. The new model cuts down the necessaryShow More Summary
The Turing Phone promises to be the sturdiest, most secure smartphone around, and now it boasts one more unique feature: Jolla's Sailfish operating system. The Turing Phone will not use Android as promised, Turing Robotic IndustriesShow More Summary
In this episode, Andrew Vaziri interviews Magnus Egerstedt, Professor at Georiga Tech, about privacy and security concerns in multi agent systems, as well as research into interfaces designed to enable a single operator to control large swarms of robots.
From humanoids to industrial arms to self-driving cars, robots powered by ROS are everywhere
A robotic platform that operates using a precision system of cables is the next big thing in motion simulation.
Look at any sufficiently advanced CNC machine or robot, and you’ll notice something peculiar. On one hand, you have a computer running a true operating system for higher-level processing, be it vision or speech recognition, or just connecting to the Internet. Show More Summary
Delivery robots are not a new concept and several systems have been in operation in past decades. For example, delivery robots have been used in hospital environments to deliver medicine. In fact, delivery was on the first imagined practical applications for mobile robots. However, in the early days of robotics, the delivery robots were slow, […]
C. C is everywhere and in everything. C powers the Mars Curiosity rover, every computer operating system, every mobile OS, the Java Virtual Machine, Google Chrome, ATM machines, the computers in your car, the computers in your robotShow More Summary
On Monday, Microsoft announced the release of Windows 10 IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi 2 and Intel's MinnowBoard Max boards. Microsoft decided to show how the "Internet of Things" version of the operating system could be used to help create an air hockey tablet with a robotic player.
From Karel Capek’s 1920 play “Rossum’s Universal Robots” and on up through a gallery that includes “Metropolis,” the work of Isaac Asimov, Philip K. Dick, C-3PO and the shared interest of Spielberg/Kubrick in making the 2001 movie “A.I. Show More Summary
We're getting closer to having Tamagotchis that can actually do more han just hang out in our pockets. Musio is an artificially intelligent robot that you can own. Using Muse technology and an Android operating system, the little robot...Show More Summary
Google’s Android is the most popular smartphone operating system in the world, and now the little green robot is coming for your car. Hyundai has announced that its 2015 Sonata will be the first production vehicle in the world to come loaded with Google’s new Android Auto operating system. Show More Summary
Open-source Robot Operating System plays a key role in extensibility.
Between 2007 and 2013, 140 interns came through Willow Garage. Now many are leaders in the robotics industry, and spreading the gospel of ROS.
A soldier in the operating system enthusiast wars has taken to the streets of Google Maps to spread a simple message, one that transcends the artificial boundaries of language and culture. Read more...