Make your own Dtto Modular Robot – Assembly instructions (Part 3 of 3)

Source: Alberto Molina Dtto v2.0 is a modular self-reconfigurable robot focused on bio-inspired locomotion mechanisms. This tutorial shows how to assemble a fully working Dtto Modular Robot module. Please review Parts 1 and 2 before getting started. This document is an illustrated guide on how to assemble a module (v2) for the Dtto Modular Robot: https://hackaday.io/project/9976-dtto-v20-modular-robot Now, let’s … [Read more…]

The Robot Economy: Interview with Alan Winfield

Robots and their impact on the economy is on the forefront of everyone’s mind. Will robots increase productivity and jobs, improve society, and will wealth be shared? To address this question, we’ll be talking to three European Experts about the robot economy. In today’s interview, we sat down with Alan Winfield, Professor at the Bristol … [Read more…]

Ekso Bionics GT Exoskeleton Starts Clinical Trial

Ekso Bionics is sponsoring a US-based study that compares improvements in independent gait speeds of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients rehabbing with the Ekso GT to patients rehabbing with conventional therapy and to usual care control groups. Ekso Bionics GT Exoskeleton Starts Clinical Trial

Swiss Post Testing Starship Technologies Delivery Robots

Switzerland’s national postal service, Swiss Post, will in September 2016 start testing Starship Technologies delivery robots. If all goes well, Swiss Post said it could officially start using delivery robots in as early as three years. Swiss Post Testing Starship Technologies Delivery Robots

Make your own Dtto Modular Robot – Assembly instructions (Part 2 of 3)

Dtto v.2 module robot, DIY project, photo by Alberto Molina. Dtto v2.0 is a modular self-reconfigurable robot focused on bio-inspired locomotion mechanisms. This tutorial shows how to assemble a fully working Dtto Modular Robot module. Please review Part 1 before getting started. This document is an illustrated guide on how to assemble a module (v2) for … [Read more…]

The Drone Center’s Weekly Roundup: 8/22/16

An Altus Delta X8 multi-rotor drone in the CNN newsroom. Credit: CNN At the Center for the Study of the Drone As growing numbers of countries around the world acquire and deploy military drones, the task of tracking where they are based and how they are being used becomes more difficult, but also more important … [Read more…]