By combining one of their holonomic (omnidirectional) youBot mobile platforms with the Titan, their largest and strongest robotic arm, Kuka created the strongest mobile robot ever. Giants planet-defending robots, here we go! Via Hizook.
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Engineers and researchers form the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, in Tübingen, Germany and making some interesting ”scientific research” about the way humans perceive motion by riding a giant industrial robot arm from Kuka while playing video games. As depicted in the video below, the system uses a Robocoaster, a modified six-axis Kuka KR 500 […]
The manufacturer of the Kuka industrial robotic arm has unveiled a mobile platform with open interfaces and open source software. It’s a first: a manufacturer of industrial robots heading towards consumer robotics. The arm has a multidirectional mobile platform, a hand with 5 degrees of freedom and two fingers for gripping. KUKA, a giant in […]
The Hamamatsu Science Museum in Japan has a few different robots which entertain the visitors. First there’s the little blue and green robot which acts as your talking guide in the museum. It can recharge by itself: Then there’s the humanoid robot at the entrance. Given its size and Terminator arms, it’s best not to […]
This year, the International Confrence on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) will take place in Anchorage, Alaska, from May 3rd to 8th 2010. Major players in robotics, such as iRobot, Aldebaran Robotics, Boston Dynamics, Gostai, Willow Garage and Kuka will be present. The theme of the 2010 ICRA is “50 years of robotics“. Research institutes such […]