From using drones to scold citizens for not wearing masks in public to deploying robot assistants in hospitals to deliver medical goods and conduct disinfection operations, China has been using a largely tech-led approach to tackle its coronavirus outbreak.
March 23, 2020 by Luke James
Since 1958, DARPA has been credited with the development of some of the most important technologies used today, including the Internet and GPS. Here is a look at DARPA’s 60 year history and some major projects in electrical engineering.
June 13, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
DLR’s Robotic and Mechatronics Centre — part of the German Aerospace Center, which oversees the country’s space program — recently conducted successful trials of its SUPVIS Justin humanoid robot.
November 04, 2017 by Chantelle Dubois
Cephalopods have no rigid structures in their bodies and can adjust their bodies to fit the size and shape to the environment. A robot with similar properties would have an advantage in search and rescue environments if it could squeeze through openings other robots could not.
August 25, 2016 by Mark Hughes
Rethink Robotics is proving that robots don't have to be in competition with humans, but can instead form collaborative environments that increase efficiency while ensuring safer work places. This collaboration may be the key to industry 4.0: not eliminating the human element, but maximizing it.
July 19, 2015 by Jennifer A. Diffley