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Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) announced the four winner academic-led feasibility studies, to share funding of £250,000. Last year RSSB via the Rail Research UK Association (RRUKA) launched a call for research on Robotics and Autonomous System for Rolling Stock Maintenance with the aim to...
04 April, 2016
Oxford Mobile Robotics Group and AIMS CDT. The Oxford Mobile Robotics Group (MRG) is an innovative research team. It researches all aspects of large-scale, land-based mobile autonomy with a particular emphasis on navigation, perception and understanding of large workspaces. Supported by specialist...
17 March, 2016
Have you ever wanted to pilot a powerful 6-legged walking high precision machine tool equipped with a razor-sharp fast-spinning cutting tool? Or navigate into the depths of an aero-engine through the eyes of a snake-like continuum robot?
15 March, 2016
The British Science Association has today released a YouGov survey of attitudes towards artificial intelligence (AI), automation and robotics. The online survey, which had over 2,000 responses, shows that people in the UK have an ambivalent attitude towards these new technologies, recognising that...
11 March, 2016
The Valkyrie robotic platform was originally designed and built in 2013 to carry out search and rescue missions in line with the DARPA Robotics Challenge. After a series of electro-mechanical upgrades and a software partnership with IHMC, the Valkyrie platform is now a core robotic platform in the...
09 March, 2016
In the last decade, robots that have traditionally been employed in heavy industries and manufacturing to complete dirty, dull, and dangerous jobs left factories and entered in our everyday life. Healthcare, transportation, agriculture, or logistics are just a few commercial and consumer market...
08 March, 2016
Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2 March 2016 - As part of the UK’s inaugural Robotics Week from 25th June to 1st July 2016, Sheffield Robotics will be hosting an international field robotics challenge for young researchers and developers working in robotics and agricultural technology.
02 March, 2016
First European Industrial Doctorate programme in “Applications of Personal Robotics for Interaction and Learning”
Plymouth University and Aldebaran SoftBank have joined forces to establish the first European Industrial Doctorate in “Applications of Personal Robotics for Interaction and Learning” (APRIL). This international doctoral school, under the funding and auspices of the H2020 Marie Sklodowska Curie...
01 March, 2016
Advances in automation, robotics, 3D printing and digital technologies at rapid pace drive fundamental transformation in every part of life and lead to a new industrial revolution.
15 February, 2016
On the 8th February, the Imperial College Italian Society in collaboration with the Italian Embassy of London and the Italian Embassy of Washington DC organised a sold out seminar on robotic technologies from space to earth applications.
14 February, 2016