Category: Darpa Robotics

Automation & Robotic Applications

Custom designed cables are flexible, high strength, small durable military cables used for automated applications. For ultra miniature cables with extreme flexibility, long life and smaller conductors, Calmont manufacturers robotic cable from high strand, high strength alloy conductors and thin walled Teflon wires. Silicone rubber adds superior chemical resistance, and polyurethane jacketing protects against abrasion, […]

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Popular Robot Kits To Buy

Robotic toys are a lot of fun and they are remarkable instructive toys also. Robotic toys have evolved a lot since da Vinci’s model, and the first robot toy was made in 1939 when Westinghouse created Elektro, a humanoid robot, and Sparky, his robot dog. A stripped-down version, the Omnibot 2000, was a robot toy […]

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Honda Unveils Latest Asimo Robot at La’s Consumer Electronics Show

In California: Honda, the world’s creator of the first ever ASIMO robot has one again made another breakthrough with their humanoid creation. Honda’s latest ASIMO was presented at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new ASIMO has been upgraded and was given a streamlined of new design. Honda’s ASIMO is now […]

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Robotic surgery

History In 1985 a robot, the PUMA 560, was used to place a needle for a brain biopsy using CT guidance. In 1988, the PROBOT, developed at Imperial College London, was used to perform prostatic surgery. The ROBODOC from Integrated Surgical Systems was introduced in 1992 to mill out precise fittings in the femur for […]

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Robotic Surgery Improves Recovery Time and Reduces Costs

Robotic surgery and robot-assisted surgeries are being performed throughout the world to improve surgical outcomes and patient recovery time, as well as to reduce scarring and loss of blood.  Advanced software collects data for the physician to review, including imagery of the interior organs.  At some point, not too far in the future, these advancements […]

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Robotic Arms: Extending a Helping Hand

A robotic arm is a type of robot that can be manipulated to function in similar ways that a human arm does. Some robotic arms are used for tasks in the home but they find their use mostly in industrial activities. Robotic Arm Favorites There are several types of robotic arms but the most widely […]

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Data Robotics Drobo

Bye Bye Drobo About two years back when Data Robotics first released it’s Drobo product I was one of the first to get in line to get one. When I got the Drobo I was so happy, it came in an apple-esce style of packaging, the device is sexy which was very easy to setup. […]

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Speech recognition

History The first speech recognizer appeared in 1952 and consisted of a device for the recognition of single spoken digits Another early device was the IBM Shoebox, exhibited at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. One of the most notable domains for the commercial application of speech recognition in the United States has been health […]

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Military Robots And Unmanned Vehicles Market

WinterGreen Research announces the following study: Military Robots and Unmanned Vehicles Markets, Worldwide, Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2010-2016 Military robot automation of the defense process is the next wave of military evolution. As automated systems and networking complement the Internet, communication is facilitated on a global basis. The military charter is shifting to providing […]

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The Benefits Of Unique Science Fair Projects

Everyone has seen the tired old science fair project, such as the volcano or the styrofoam solar system, which have been favorites of many parents for what feels like generations. These projects are relatively simple and easy from the parent’s point of view, but they are incredibly bad choices for the children involved. Why? These […]

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