The MIT's Biomimetics lab tested nine Mini Cheetah robots in the institute's Killian Court. Here's the adorable yet uncanny footage.
The "Nellie Bly" is an automated tugboat from the Boston-based company Sea Machines, and it just finished its first trial run of 1000 miles — navigated purely on software. The 16-day nautical journey took it around the coast of Denmark, through the Kiel Canal in Germany, around the Danish islands in the Baltic Sea, and… READ THE REST
Next year the US Army plans to run wargame simulations involving groups of robotic tanks battling one another. According to Gen. Ross Coffman of the Army Futures Command, the experiment is the next step from a simulation in Colorado last year involving M113 armored personnel carriers that had been converted into robots with some level… READ THE REST
Atoun is a Panasonic-owned company that makes "powered wear," robotic exoskeletons that augment human physical strength—for example a vest that supports the wearer in lifting heavy objects. They've recently demonstrated their prototype KOMA 1.5, a "powered suit" that helps the wearer walk but also transforms into a slow motorized scooter on wheels. Video below. Yes,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It's hard to remember a time before apps — and no, not the kind they serve at your favorite dinner joint. From banking to talking to friends to shopping for houses,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As connected as we are to our cell phones — dedicating at least 3 hours of our day to screen time — sometimes the traditional handheld device isn't enough. Instead of… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Today's world is all about smart systems, from refrigerators and thermostats to, well, just about everything. And if you're looking for a career change that offers some real opportunity, learning about… READ THE REST