Robotics

Advice from Widner University's President and Robotics team

1 day ago   |   ABC

Dr. Julie Wollman, the President of Widener University and members of the The Widener University Robotics & Engineering Team
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Facebook open-sources AI Habitat to help robots navigate realistic environments

Facebook open-sources AI Habitat to help robots navigate realistic environments

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Facebook AI Research and Facebook Reality Labs open-sourced the Habitat embodied AI simulator and Replica data set to train robots.
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A rapid, easy-to-use DNA amplification method at 37°C

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists have developed a way of amplifying DNA on a scale suitable for use in the emerging fields of DNA-based computing and molecular robotics. By enabling highly sensitive...
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How Amazon Cloned a Neighborhood to Test Its Delivery Robots

1 day ago   |   Wired

Amazon used cameras, lidar, and aerial photography to build a highly detailed digital map of a Seattle suburb, where it is testing Scout, its delivery robot.
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Mortenson Construction to use robotic equipment on rural projects

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

The Twin Cities construction firm plans to use automated excavators on building projects in remote areas where labor is particularly scarce.
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Become a certified data scientist with this 130-hour bundle

Become a certified data scientist with this 130-hour bundle

2 days ago   |   iMore

We're living in the era of Big Data. As the driving force behind everything from self-driving cars and surgical robots to Google algorithms and home automation systems, Big...
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I tried a $230 Roomba alternative that automatically vacuums and mops floors - here's what using it was like

I tried a $230 Roomba alternative that automatically vacuums and mops floors - here's what using it was like

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   6 articles

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through...
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Review: Eufy's RoboVac 11S Max Cleans Up for Cheap

2 days ago   |   Wired

Eufy's robot vacuum is small, affordable, and attractive-but bounce navigation is a pain in the butt.
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The new moon race, in one chart

2 days ago   |   Politico

If you can't keep track of all the new action around the moon, you're not alone. At least five countries have lunar exploration missions underway and more are in the works...
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Telerobotic hands and fingers become your avatar at Amazon re:MARS

Telerobotic hands and fingers become your avatar at Amazon re:MARS

3 days ago   |   Venture Beat

At Amazon's re:MARS 2019 conference, a set of telerobotic arms and hands let a human operator "feel" what the robot hands were touching.
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Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark airport, sending it skidding across the runway before coming to a halt. Read more ...

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

LeBron James has his man. Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers, according to ESPN. The Lakers agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and... Read more ...

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

Fresh off nearly a decade in prison, O.J. Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do." Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

It's been two months since a massive fire ravaged the iconic cathedral. Read more ...

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

The Blackhawks have been looking for a defenseman and they got a good one. Read more ...

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade to send Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN was the first to... Read more ...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

BALTIMORE - Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on... Read more ...

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday - a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans' disgruntled big man - and one fewer superstar target remains on... Read more ...

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

LOS ANGELES - The Cubs have placed starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation. Read more ...

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina

SALVADOR, Brazil - James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams' debut in the South... Read more ...