Robotics News

ERC 2020: Behind the scenes of the Mars rover competition

A remote Mars rover competition, named the ERC Space and Robotics Event, will begin on 11 September 2020, using a robot management platform to navigate...

ERC 2020 shows how to persevere in a post-pandemic world

Participants in the 2020 European Rover Challenge (ERC) Martian rover competition are embracing curiosity and seizing opportunity. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across all...

Scientists develop tiny plastic robot for capturing contaminants

Scientists from Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands, have developed a tiny plastic robot that is powered by magnetism and light. The new plastic robot is...

Why isn’t there more agricultural robots in our fields?

AgreenCulture discuss their work developing agricultural robotics solutions to promote the adoption of modern precision farming in Europe. In the last 60 years, the worlds...

Virginia students to compete in international robotics competition

A team of students from Virginia have been selected for the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge 2020. Tomonari Furukawa, robotics researcher, Zinn Faculty Scholar,...

India are sending a ‘half-humanoid’ robot to the Moon

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released video footage of their ‘half humanoid’ robot to be part of the Chandrayaan-3 mission, sending an...

Getting to the root of agricultural technology

Today’s agriculture uses some of the most sophisticated technologies available today. Farmers use robots, moisture sensors and aerial imaging to ensure the success of...

Researching planetary atmospheres

Scot Rafkin, program director in space science & engineering at Southwest Research Institute, talks about some of the latest...

Rise of machines to make ageing at home easier

Guest contributor Ali Dockerty explores the growing popularity of ageing at home and the ways in which smart technology can help. The cost of nursing...

Predictive maintenance, machine learning and the holographic principle

Neuron soundware specialises in analysing the sound produced by machines in order to enable predictive maintenance. Physics defines sound as a vibration that propagates as...

Maritime drone creator based in centre of Europe

Stromkind’s drone products address various problems in the maritime world and deliver innovative solutions. Stromkind GmbH is a maritime drone creator based in Upper Austria,...

Advancing patient care through innovative orthopaedics

Director of the AO Research Institute Davos, Prof Geoff Richards speaks to Innovation News Network about some of the up and coming projects surrounding...

Robotics

Robotics is a blend of computer science and engineering with the intended product being a robot device.

The study of robot technology consists of disciplines such as: dynamic system modelling and analysis, mathematics, computer science, engineering and automation.

There are six types of industrial robots: cartesian, SCARA, cylindrical, delta, polar and vertically articulated.

Here you can find all the latest research and discovery in the field of robotics.