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Can robots write meaningful news?

Can robots write meaningful news?

Apr 10, 2017 Sweden
Robots and computers are replacing people everywhere; doctors, pilots, even journalists. Is this leading to a dystopian society, or could it be something positive?
NASA tests robotic ice tools

NASA tests robotic ice tools

Apr 7, 2017 1 United States
Want to go ice fishing on Jupiter's moon Europa? There's no promising you'll catch anything, but a new set of robotic prototypes could help.
A bionic approach to robotics

A bionic approach to robotics

Apr 6, 2017 Europe
Lightweight robots with pneumatic drives working in collaboration with humans, and a gripper modelled on the octopus's tentacles.
Europe's Most Important Event on Emerging Technologies

Europe's Most Important Event on Emerging Technologies

Apr 5, 2017
The IDTechEx Show! takes place on 10 & 11 May in Berlin, hosting over 200 exhibitors and over 3,000 attendees.
48V mild hybrid: Greater ambitions now

48V mild hybrid: Greater ambitions now

Apr 5, 2017
IDTechEx are at the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Conference in Sindlefingen, Germany where 48V mild hybrids are rightly a strong focus.
New insights and technologies to improve human-robot collaboration

New insights and technologies to improve human-robot collaboration

Apr 5, 2017 Belgium
Introducing new adaptive control software and using gestures to improve human-machine communication, Walt, a collaborative robot (cobot) has been developed that works alongside its human co-workers in a safe and flexible way.
Controlling soft robots using magnetic fields

Controlling soft robots using magnetic fields

Apr 4, 2017 1 United States
A team of engineering researchers has made a fundamental advance in controlling so-called soft robots, using magnetic fields to remotely manipulate microparticle chains embedded in soft robotic devices.
IDTechEx Recruits Event VP Expanding Presence in North America

IDTechEx Recruits Event VP Expanding Presence in North America

Apr 3, 2017
IDTechEx, the analyst and events firm covering emerging technologies, announces the expansion of its North American office with the hiring of Mary Ellen Guerrlich as VP Business Development, Events.
Pilot program for robotic pizza deliveries

Pilot program for robotic pizza deliveries

Apr 3, 2017 Europe
Starship Technologies, the company building a fleet of autonomous robots designed to deliver goods locally, has announced the launch of pizza deliveries in co-operation with Domino's Pizza Enterprises.
Robotics aid in the study of corn and drought tolerance

Robotics aid in the study of corn and drought tolerance

Mar 31, 2017 United States
Developing drought tolerant corn that makes efficient use of available water will be vital to sustain the estimated 9 billion global population by 2050.
Bring high-precision GNSS and inertial technology to robotics

Bring high-precision GNSS and inertial technology to robotics

Mar 30, 2017 United States
This technology-focused alliance will yield a line of navigation products for autonomous vehicles, outdoor robotics and machine control.
New safety technology enables teamwork

New safety technology enables teamwork

Mar 29, 2017
Until now, heavy-duty robots have always been housed in separate work areas to safeguard factory employee safety. Researchers want to change that with an ingenious security concept and intelligent robot control. This technology will enable people and robots to collaborate as a team.
Flexible sensor holds potential for foldable touch screens

Flexible sensor holds potential for foldable touch screens

Mar 29, 2017 Canada
Picture a tablet that you can fold into the size of a phone and put away in your pocket, or an artificial skin that can sense your body's movements and vital signs. A new, inexpensive sensor could help make advanced devices like these a reality.
Airborne Wind Energy: sophisticated technology, primitive marketing

Airborne Wind Energy: sophisticated technology, primitive marketing

Mar 28, 2017 Worldwide
The technology of Airborne Wind Energy AWE has progressed in leaps and bounds recently as many developers prepare to sell them.