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Automated drone detection system offers an anti-swarming capability

Automated drone detection system offers an anti-swarming capability
  Australian-based company, DroneShield, has released a video of its DroneSentinel/DroneSentry anti-drone systems in operation. DroneSentry is an integrated automated drone detection and countermeasure product with an anti-swarming capability.
21st November 2017

Humanoid robot has flexible joints to control the force of contact

Humanoid robot has flexible joints to control the force of contact
A third generation humanoid robot named T-HR3 has been revealed by Toyota Motor. The company's latest robotics platform, designed and developed by Toyota's Partner Robot Division, explores new technologies for safely managing physical interactions between robots and their surroundings, as well as a new remote maneuvering system that mirrors user movements to the robot.
21st November 2017

MekaMon: a game-changing robot

MekaMon: a game-changing robot
UK-based company Reach Robotics has developed MekaMon, a gaming robot that weights only 2.2 pounds and can be played in the real world or in AR mode. MekaMon is a multi-functional, connected battle-bot with AR gameplay, which conjoins the virtual and real world. The robot has been in development for the last four years. As a result, it utilises AR for single-player campaigns, as well as streamlined communication for intense two-player combat.
20th November 2017


Robotic mapping and navigation using TI's mmWave sensor

This video from Texas Instruments demonstrates how developers can use a TI mmWave evaluation module and the Robot OS to map and navigate various settings.
20th November 2017

How to launch a drone capability in just three months

How to launch a drone capability in just three months
  With its new solution, Sky-Futures aims to enable enterprise to be up and running quickly with a drone-based inspection capability supporting their specific market sector needs. The Sky-Futures solution provides all the tools to get started as well on-going support as organisations scale up their drone operations.
17th November 2017

Smart robot detects changes in atmospheric pressure

Smart robot detects changes in atmospheric pressure
  With the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming a big part of people's lives, network-connected embedded systems are becoming more important than ever. STMicroelectronics showcasef its latest solutions for embedded systems, including a robot demo composed of a range of ST products, at Embedded Technology 2017 (ET2017).
17th November 2017

A house isn't a home without a robot dog

A house isn't a home without a robot dog
Despite being sold off by Alphabet, Boston Dynamics will continue with its development of quadrupedal robots. A preview of its upgraded SpotMini robot has been released, showing a robust chassis and sensor housing with a black and yellow colour scheme. In the video, the SpotMini's agile movement is visible, with its angular legs letting the robot jump around and perform a fast turn around a wall.
15th November 2017

All I want for Christmas is a £26,000 drone

All I want for Christmas is a £26,000 drone
  Struggling to think of a gift idea for a friend or family member who just has it all? It’s time to think again. Christmas shopping no longer needs to drone on as Drone Major comes to the rescue. The online drone portal company has compiled a Christmas list of what it believes to be some of the best drones on the market at different price points.
10th November 2017

Boldly going where no man can

Boldly going where no man can
The 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster was the most costly nuclear related incident since Chernobyl 25 years earlier. It was caused by a tsunami following the Tohoku earthquake, which disabled the emergency generators that were employed to cool the reactors. This insufficient cooling led to three nuclear meltdowns, hydrogen-air explosions and the release of radioactive materials.
9th November 2017

Point cloud visualisation for robotics using TI's mmWave sensor

This demonstration from Texas Instruments shows developers can create a point cloud visualisation using TI's mmWave sensor evaluation module and RVIZ in Robot OS.
9th November 2017


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