Tag: robotics

Robot doing parkour …

Boston Dynamics have always tried to change the way people perceive robots, and this week they have made robots go viral. The SpotMini robot, which is like your own personal robotic dog, has been filmed in a fun clip dancing to Uptown Funk.  The company also released a video of their Atlas robot doing parkour

Leak-detecting robotics could save up to 20% of clean water …

Each day around 20% of clean water produced in the world is lost due to leaky pipes which can lead to more serious, damaging problems. However a new robotic called Lighthouse (which has also just won the 2018 James Dyson award) can travel through pipes, detecting leaks via suction and recording the information which can

How to avoid your AI solution turns into a disaster for us all …

Undoubtedly artificial intelligence is a big chance for humanity. It will help us stepping up the evolution ladder and will open up new worlds for us. However we are facing one big challenge – our history. What we just realize is that it is taking revenge, that we have neglected to work on our ethical

Robots go cockroaches …

A new project by Rolls-Royce (not the luxury automobile maker – the engineering company for power and propulsion engines) is developing tiny cockroaches like robots crawling inside their engines to support the maintenance and avoid the time consuming inspections. A genius approach how to use robotics. Read more here.

Robotics taking over stunt jobs …

Disney’s Stuntronics project is a breathtaking approach to robots usage. They can be used as doubles for more delicate stunts during Disneyland shows.

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