Tag: robots

MIT researchers use VR to get inside a robot’s head

December 4, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , , , , ,

A new VR system from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could make it easy for factory workers to telecommute. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a virtual-reality (VR) system that lets you teleoperate a robot using an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive VR headset. The system embeds the user […]

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14 years old Indian boy Signs Government Contract to Make Anti-landmine Drones

January 23, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , , , , , ,

The zealous inventor, , is a tenth-grader from Gujarat state, India who have signed a Rs 5 crore worth MoU with the state government to facilitate production of the drones. During the Vibrant Gujarat summit, a platform for exploring business opportunities that took place from January 10 to 17 this year, Harshwardhan managed to sign […]

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Prepping a robot for its journey to Mars

October 24, 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

One thing you realize working in this lab is that we are really far away from the robot apocalypse,” says MIT senior Sarah Hensley, who is working with a team of researchers to prepare Valkyrie, a humanoid robot. Fourth-year electrical engineering student at MIT, Hensley is working with a team of researchers to prepare Valkyrie, […]

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Autonomous robotic garden drives itself around the city in search of sun

October 17, 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , , ,

You’ve probably heard about autonomous cars by now – but what about a self-driving garden? University College London’s (UCL) Interactive Architecture Lab designed and built a nomadic, self-driving, and self-cultivating garden that they’ve named Hortum Machina, B (the ‘B’ is short for Buckminster ‘Bucky’ Fuller). Encased in a large geodesic sphere, the modular garden is […]

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Meet PepperPay, The Robot Photographer Replacing Cashiers

October 3, 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , ,

Robots and most technologies are built to make our lives easier, removing the small inconveniences like long lines or looking for a specific book. Machine vision technology will let any smartphone or tablet recognize objects so we don’t have to rely on humans or barcode scanners. TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon project PepperPay brings machine vision to the checkout […]

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Importance Of VEX India Championship

January 7, 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , ,

      What is VEX India Championship? VEX India Championship presented by Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation is the Robotics Competition for Grade 3rd to 9th (ages 8-14). Competition will be held in Delhi in the month of January. Each year, an exciting engineering challenge is presented where students are tasked to design […]

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