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...
A system designed by a French robotics company promises to detect "malicious drone operators" in under a minute, in a country plagued by mysterious UAVs hovering over landmarks and military installations.
In this episode, Steve Cousins, CEO of Willow Garage talks about the advent of Personal Robots, their PR2 robot and the Robot Operating System ROS. Our second guest, Moritz Tenorth, tells us about his experience working with these tools and his PhD on helping robots understand and reason about their world.
Ketan K. Badani, MD Professor of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Vice Chairman, Urology and Robotic Operations Director, Comprehensive Kidney Cancer Program The Mount Sinai Health System What Everyone Should Know About Kidney Cancer Kidney cancer is one of the top 10 most common cancers in both men and women. Show More Summary
Check out user m herbert’s PhantomX Pincher Robot Arm autonomously sort objects! In conjunction with the PhantomX Pincher Robot Arm, m herbert is using a Kinect, the ROS Robot Operating System, and Python code based on the Turtlebot_Arm block manipulation demo to sort blocks by color completely autonomously. This is a great demonstration of how [...]
Editor’s Note: Christine Magee is an editor for CrunchBase. If Hollywood’s depiction of artificial intelligence were accurate, we would be falling in love with operating systems, sharing our homes with Stepford wives, and fending off...Show More Summary
The robot sector has had a rush of activity thanks to recent innovations such as cheaper and better sensors and cameras, longer battery life, more processing power and an open-source robotic operating system.
Among Linux distributions, Ubuntu has an absolutely sterling reputation as a proven operating system that developers can build around. In fact, more than half of OpenStack deployments are being built on Ubuntu, according to the OpenStack Foundation. Show More Summary
What happens when you cross drones with music? Well – some seriously complex routings, for one. Stay with us: A touch-sensitive quadcopter that sends information to a Linux machine running ROS–the Robot Operating System–that then sends information over a network to a macbook running Ableton Live 9 and Max. Show More Summary
Dull, dirty, and dangerous. Those are the tasks robots are best for, but it also describes jobs with General Electric’s Field Services division, inspecting wind turbines and oil pipelines. So today GE Ventures made its first major strategic...Show More Summary
BP announced today that it is now operating the world’s first robotic coreflooding system. The Core Flood Robot is the most recent addition to BP’s
Andy Rubin, co-founder and former head of Android, has left Google to start up a hardware incubator dedicated to building robots. Rubin helped establish Android as the world’s most widely-used mobile operating system after it was bought by Google in … Read more ›
The Google executive, who was in charge of the company's robotics group and spearheaded the Android operating system, will start a tech incubator focused on hardware.
Andy Rubin, the man at the helm of Google's robotics initiative and the co-founder of the Android mobile operating system, is stepping down from his post. The robotics team, which Rubin took over less than a year ago, is to be led by...Show More Summary