New Jobs and New Math

Sunday, August 29, 2010

The job market seems to be the #1 subject on people’s minds.  And government has a role to play at many levels.  We hope the role is helpful….

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Motion Control System Includes Solid-State, Embedded PC

Friday, August 27, 2010

Siemens announced that an embedded PC is now available for its Simotion® P320-3 motion control applications. Providing maintenance-free controls, the Simotion P320-3 brings the power and simplicity of…

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Superior Feedback Performance in Telerobotics

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

WITTENSTEIN has perfected its control loading products to provide realistic force feedback for the telerobotics market. Utilizing compact design and unique electronic linking, sidestick systems from WITTENSTEIN offer…

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Robots and the Future – Part 2

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Robotics researchers have been pushing the envelope for the last 30 years since the inception of “artificial intelligence”.  The basics of artificial intelligence programming is the modeling of…

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Robotic Machining Cuts Part Lead-Time From Months To Days

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Subtractive processes, often referred to as CNC machining, have not stood still in the rapid prototyping arena. Faster tool path generation is just one of the newer developments…

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Iranian Robot Walks, Stands On One Leg

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Researchers at Tehran University, in Iran, unveiled last month an adult-sized humanoid robot called Surena 2. The initial press reports in Iran’s official news media didn’t include many…

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Robots and the Future

Sunday, August 15, 2010

In the field of Robotics, where is the line between between remote control, software control and autonomous control?  (No, I’m not going after the consciousness thing, it’s way…

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High-Torque Actuators Are Optimized For Speed & Strength

Friday, August 13, 2010

WITTENSTEIN announced the TPM+/TPM+ High Torque sizes 300/500. These sumo-sized actuators offer maximum rigidity and the highest torque combined with WITTENSTEIN’s signature compact design. The new sizes 300…

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Giant Robotic Arm Simulates Driving a Ferrari

Thursday, August 12, 2010

The hot-pink industrial arm whips you around while you sit in the driver’s seat This image shows the robotic arm Ferrari simulator without a steering wheel attached. The…

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Universal Robotics Lauches 3D Software Compatible With Webcams

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Universal Robotics, Inc., a software engineering company, announced the launch of two simple-to-use 3D vision software products: Spatial Vision and Spatial Vision Robotics. The products can turn any…

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