September 23, 2022

Video Friday: Humans Helping Robots

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. IROS 2022: 23–27 October 2022, KYOTO, JAPAN ANA Avatar XPRIZE Finals: 4–5 November 2022, LOS ANGELES CoRL 2022: 14–18 December 2022, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND Enjoy today’s videos! Until robots achieve 100% autonomy (HA), humans are going to need to step […]
September 23, 2022

Advanced robotics to address the translational gap in tendon engineering: Review paper

A review paper by scientists at the University of Oxford discussed possible benefits of using humanoid musculoskeletal robots and soft robotic systems as bioreactor platforms in producing clinically useful tendon constructs. Source: Phys Org – Robotics
September 23, 2022

Soft robots that grip with the right amount of force

Tool use has long been a hallmark of human intelligence, as well as a practical problem to solve for a vast array of robotic applications. But machines are still wonky at exerting just the right amount of force to control tools that aren’t rigidly attached to their hands. Source: Phys Org – Robotics
September 23, 2022

Huawei Mate XS 2 Review: A Creaseless Foldable, for Better or Worse – CNET

Huawei bets that single-screen foldable phones are the future. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
September 23, 2022

MODULAR AND ROBOTICS PIONEERS UNVEIL SYSTEM P4–PREDESIGNED HOUSING FACTORY SOLUTION

Waypaver International and KUKA offer predesigned factory automation solution to build housing with car-factory efficiency and precision Source: Robotics Tomorrow
September 23, 2022

HP Pavilion Plus Laptop (14-inch) Review: Budget OLED Beauty – CNET

It’s hard to believe the HP Pavilion Plus is under $800, yet well configured with an OLED display. Too bad about the battery life, though. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
September 23, 2022

Robot sleeves for kids with cerebral palsy

UC Riverside engineers are developing low-cost, robotic “clothing” to help children with cerebral palsy gain control over their arm movements. Source: Phys Org – Robotics
September 22, 2022

'Andor' Review: Star Wars Grows Up in Dark Disney Plus Prequel Series – CNET

Diego Luna draws you into a slow-burning spy drama about real human failings that just happens to be set in a galaxy far, far away. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
September 22, 2022

Apple AirPods Pro 2 Review: Better Battery Life and Improved Sound – CNET

With improved sound, active noise canceling and battery life, the Airpods Pro 2 deliver exceptionally good performance for their size. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/
September 22, 2022

'Don't Worry Darling' Review: Florence Pugh and Harry Styles Get Weird – CNET

Forget the offscreen drama: Olivia Wilde’s glossy new film is a messy but stylish B-movie. Source: Reviews – https://www.cnet.com/rss/