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Placing tails on robots could make them more agile during search-and-rescue missions.
Leaping lizards have a message for robots: Get a tail! University of California, Berkeley, biologists and engineers including undergraduate and graduate students recently studied how lizards manage to leap successfully even when they slip and stumble, and found that swinging the tail upward is the key to preventing a forward pitch that could send them head-over-heels into a tree.
To meet the demand for open robotics platforms for researchers and educators, CoroWare will be including ROS on its CoroBot and Explorer mobile robot product lines.
CoroWare, Inc. (COWI) announced support for the Robotics Operating system (ROS), an open-source meta-operating system for mobile robots, on its CoroBot and Explorer product lines. The company will launch a ROS early adopter program for developers, educators and researchers who are building applications on the CoroBot and Explorer platforms, according to a statement.
Universal Robotics and Motoman to work together on material handeling solutions. Machine learning provider partners with industrial robotics company to make materials handling more accurate, efficient and cost-effective.
Universal Robotics, Inc. and Motoman, Inc. announced a partnership to develop and market an accurate, cost effective and easy-to-implement 3D vision system solution for a variety of robotic applications. The companies will integrate Universal’s Spatial Vision self-calibrating 3D vision software in Motoman’s industrial robots. The Spatial Vision-enabled robots will be initially launched in the materials handling market in early 2010.
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