May 23, 2022

Industrial robots – the perfect worker?

The advantages of automation are clear, so why is the US behind other developed countries for robot deployment? A controversial proponent of adopting automation is the idea that it will take away jobs from humans, leading to exponential unemployment. Source: Robotics Tomorrow
May 23, 2022

'Stranger Things' Season 4 Review: The Best One Yet – CNET

Doff your hat to the Duffer brothers, they’ve made the blockbuster Netflix hit show even better. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
May 23, 2022

AMD Previews CPUs for Cheap Laptops, Flagship Gaming PCs – CNET

In its Computex 2022 keynote, AMD teased what to expect in upcoming months, including 5nm Ryzen 7000 PC CPUs (“Rafael”) and 6nm “Mendocino” CPUs for cheap laptops. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
May 20, 2022

Video Friday: Drone in a Cage

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We also post a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months. Please send us your events for inclusion. ICRA 2022: 23 May–27 May 2022, PHILADELPHIA IEEE ARSO 2022: 28 May–30 May 2022, LONG BEACH, CALIF. RSS 2022: 21 June–1 July 2022, NEW YORK CITY ERF 2022: 28 June–30 June 2022, ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS RoboCup 2022: 11 July–17 July 2022, […]
May 20, 2022

Neuromorphic memory device simulates neurons and synapses

Researchers have reported a nano-sized neuromorphic memory device that emulates neurons and synapses simultaneously in a unit cell, another step toward completing the goal of neuromorphic computing designed to rigorously mimic the human brain with semiconductor devices. Source: Science Daily – Robotics
May 20, 2022

Soft Grippers Can Handle Small and Delicate Parts With Greater Ease

This opens up new possibilities in robotic automation and even some cutting edge robotics applications. From injection molding to strawberries and even robotic surgeries, soft gripper technology is making it easier than ever before for robots to pick up anything. Source: Robotics Tomorrow
May 20, 2022

'Top Gun: Maverick' Review: Tom Cruise Sequel Is Soaringly Silly Fun – CNET

You’ll feel the need for speed in this flimsy but fun sequel to the ’80s classic, in theaters next week. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
May 19, 2022

Engineers develop a way to use everyday WiFi to help robots see and navigate better indoors

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a low-cost, low-power technology to help robots accurately map their way indoors, even in poor lighting and without recognizable landmarks or features. Source: Phys Org – Robotics
May 19, 2022

Using everyday WiFi to help robots see and navigate better indoors

Engineers have developed a low cost, low power technology to help robots accurately map their way indoors, even in poor lighting and without recognizable landmarks or features. The technology uses WiFi signals, instead of light, to help the robot ‘see’ where it’s going. Source: Science Daily – Robotics
May 19, 2022

Mercedes Vision AMG Concept Previews AMG's First Standalone EV – CNET

The first model built on AMG’s dedicated AMG.EA architecture will come out in 2025. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/