IED-disposal robot contract awarded
MarineTimes.com - Springfield,VA,USA
FAIRMONT, W.Va. -- The Navy will pay Innovative
Responses Technologies Inc. $9.6 million to build
remote-controlled robots that ...
Korea working on armed robocops
VNUNet.com - Haarlem,Netherlands
... country's defense and information
ministries are co-operating on a five-year $32.4m
project to develop a heavily-armed insect-like
battlefield robot armed with ...
Ready for Roomba and RoboMower?
Washington Post - United States
... Roomba, the vacuuming robot. The Roomba
Discovery SE is one of many versions of IRobot's
carpet-cleaning machines. And as the Duo ...
Needing a shoulder to cry on? Try your new
Scotsman - United Kingdom
SCIENTISTS are developing a robot that can
do your dishes, wash your clothes - and even be
your friend, it has been revealed. Researchers
Robot does kidney-pancreas transplant
United Press International - USA
CHICAGO, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- A robot controlled by
doctors has successfully performed the first
living-donor kidney-pancreas transplant. ...
Robot may provide new way to X-ray
Independent Florida Alligator - Gainesville,FL,USA
By DOMINICK TAO. Scott Banks is a UF engineer
working on GatorRay, a new robot that will
generate X-ray video of human bodies in motion.
ABC News: iRobot Scooba Floor Washing Robot
iRobot's Scooba Floor
Washing Robot, the follow-up to the hugely
iRobot says that the solution will clean a
200-square-foot room before it ...
Robotics, Communications Tapped For Safer
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... a newly formed commission on mine
safety focuses on radio frequency identification
and other technologies, other experts are looking
to robotics, mine mapping ...
Rest in Peace, Sony Aibo
Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
... Its two robotics efforts, the Aibo and
the Qrio humanoid robot, got the ax. ...
Calkins uses several Aibos to teach students about
robotics by playing robo-soccer. ...
Robot spots ancient Greek shipwreck
The remains of an ancient Greek cargo ship that
sank more than 2,300 years ago have been uncovered
with a deep-sea robot, archaeologists announced
Pentagon sets up robot unit to identify source
of nuclear attacks
Guardian Unlimited - UK
... attribution". The document also said
that the agency had developed "robot technologies
to collect debris samples in high radiation
Kuwait holds Gulf-wide camel race with robot
Reuters.uk - UK
... child jockeys. Kuwait held an
experimental race with robot jockeys last October,
along with similar trials by other Gulf states.
Robotics orders jumped in 2005
Online - USA
WASHINGTON -- The North American robotics industry
reported record orders for 2005, jumping 23
percent over the previous year. ...