NASA Tests Robotic Ice Tools

Want to go ice fishing on Jupiter’s moon Europa? There’s no promising you’ll catch anything, but a new NASA Tests Robotic Ice Tools

Controlling soft robots using magnetic fields

Engineering researchers have made a fundamental advance in controlling so-called soft robots, using magnetic fields to remotely manipulate microparticle chains embedded in soft robotic devices. The researchers have already created several devices that make use of the new technique. Controlling soft robots using magnetic fields

New quantum gadget could make contactless payment more secure

A prototype gadget that sends secret keys to encrypt information passed from a mobile device to a payment terminal, could help to answer public concerns around the security of contactless and wireless transactions. Now researchers have devised a system for transmitting quantum keys that ensures data security. New quantum gadget could make contactless payment more … [Read more…]

DHL Robotics Challenge 2017

Calling all inventors and visionaries! DHL needs your help to deal with the ever-increasing volume of material in DHL Robotics Challenge 2017