Mine sweepers, oil explorers and football-playing automatons were all on show at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre yesterday as the Bahrain heats of the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) drew to a close.
Boeing Company has started using a new automated system to build wing panels for 737 jetliners, an important step in preparing to hit record production speeds while introducing new models of the popular plane.
The robotic system,
ABB, a leader in power and automation technologies, has unveiled the world’s first truly collaborative robot -- YuMi.
YuMi is a human-friendly dual arm robot designed for a new era of automation, for example in small parts assembl
Toyota is set to assess the safety and practicality of its personal assistance robot ‘Winglet’ for moving among pedestrians, through public sidewalk demonstration trials.
The trials will include its use by 80 loc
Kirobo, a knee-high talking robot with red boots and a black and white body, has blasted off from Japan for the International Space Station to test how machines can help astronauts with their work.
The Japanese-speaking robot, equ
US-based automobile manufacturer Ford is using robotic technology in an industry-first initiative to meet demand for truck durability.
The company’s engineers have developed a robotic test driving program – now in use
A miniature robot, developed in part by Toyota, is set to become the latest visitor to the International Space Station (ISS).
Christened Kirobo, the robot is 34cm tall, and weighs around 1kg (on Earth). He will take part in the fi
Researchers in the US have developed a robotic arm controlled directly by thought with a level of agility closer than ever to a normal human limb.
Jan Scheuermann, a 52 year-old woman who was diagnosed with a degenerative brain di
Inspired by Singapore's famous chilli crab dish, researchers have created a miniature robot with a pincer and a hook that can remove early-stage stomach cancers without leaving any scars.
Mounted on an endoscope, it enters the patient's g
Nasa will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station.
Robonaut 2, or R2, was developed jointly by Nasa and General Motors under a cooperative agreement to d