The company's latest course offering is a bit of a departure from the norm. It's a class on how to build and pilot your own drone — a flying robot.The date is yet to be determined, but the $1,750 class will be held held every Saturday over a 10-week period in Boulder. The fee includes all the components you'll use to build a drone from scratch and instruction on all aspects of flying it.
a robot called Bluefin-21 to search the Indian Ocean for signs of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370.The 21-foot-long robot is capable of staying submerged for 25 hours at a time, deploying its sensors to search and map 40 square miles of sea floor per day.Robots that operate underwater face a number of challenges that ground-based robots don't.
Chris Anderson, head of TED, tweeted the below picture of Google co-founder Sergey Brin hanging out with Edward Snowden at the 30th anniversary TED event in Vancouver, Canada. Snowden attended via telepresence robot , as he's still holed up somewhere in Moscow.
earned him the unofficial spot as "most quantified person in the world." Dancy has spent the last five years "bringing on two or three new systems a week," which he uses to monitor and record nearly every aspect of his life and health (even his dogs have a monitoring system).His systems keep an eye on everything from the air quality in his house to his heart rate to the locations of his pets.
A company called Anki made its public debut last year on one of the best stages any company could hope for — Apple's annual developer conference, WWDC.It had been operating quietly since February 2012 to refine its product — robotic toy cars that race around a special track, all controlled by an iPhone.
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Lavanya and Melissa Jawaharlal are the two-sister team who want to make entry level robotics much more affordable. They co-founded Stem Center USA as a means of providing hands-on robotics education for young students, and their Kickstarter project, the $75 Pi-Bot , will make this an especially achievable goal.
For the past ten years, a company called iRobot has changed the way we think about vacuum cleaners. iRobot makes the Roomba, a little vaccum cleaner that automatically runs around around your house to clean the floor before returning to its charging base. To date, the company has sold over 10 million of them. But there's another part of the business that not a lot of people know about.
a natural model" in order to move around. In this case, the "natural model" is a kangaroo, so Festo's robot literally jumps to get from A to B.Here's what it looks like at speed:German robotics firm Festo has come up with a unique take on robot locomotion.
Canadian Bitcoins, an Ottawa-based Bitcoin exchange, was defrauded of more than $100,000 worth of the digital currency in a comically low-tech heist, reports the Ottawa Citizen . The Bitcoin thief started a customer service chat session with Granite Networks, the company hosting Canadian Bitcoins' server, and claimed to have a problem with it.
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