Disney’s Martin Buehler to Deliver RoboBusiness Opening Keynote

Dr. Martin Buehler, Executive R&D Imagineer with Walt Disney Imagineering, will deliver the opening keynote at RoboBusiness 2017. Buehler will share how Disney has enhanced robotic characters to create deeper and more meaningful connections with Disney theme park guests. Disney’s Martin Buehler to Deliver RoboBusiness Opening Keynote

When robots help with shopping

Today, the desired book, toy or household appliance can be purchased by a click only — thanks to online mail order business and smart logistics. The bottleneck in logistics, however, is the high-bay store, where many picking and detection processes cannot yet be executed automatically by robots. At the Amazon Robotics Challenge in Nagoya, Japan, … [Read more…]

Une main bionique intuitive grâce à l’intelligence artificielle

Des chercheurs de l’Université de Newcastle ont mis au point une main bionique qui utilise l’intelligence artificielle pour voir ce qu’elle porte. Une main bionique qui peut voir par elle-même les objets qu’elle manipule rend incontestablement ces derniers plus faciles à saisir. Grâce à de l’intelligence artificielle, cette prothèse peut choisir la meilleure façon automatique … [Read more…]

Software lets designers exploit the extremely high resolution of 3-D printers

Today’s 3-D printers have a resolution of 600 dots per inch, which means that they could pack a billion tiny cubes of different materials into a volume that measures just 1.67 cubic inches. Such precise control of printed objects’ microstructure gives designers commensurate control of the objects’ physical properties. But evaluating the physical effects of … [Read more…]