About robots, robot development
and those who make it happen
  • ABB Robotics

    ABB Robotics, founded in 1883, is a world leader in industrial robots, modular manufacturing systems, and autonomous technology. The technologies that have been developed by ABB in their more than a century of operations have transformed entire industries,…

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  • ABB Unveils Collaborative Robot: YuMi

    ABB has unveiled the world’s first truly collaborative robot: YuMi®, an Innovative and human-friendly, dual-arm robot with breakthrough functionality that unlocks vast global additional automation potential in the robotics industry.

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    Swiss company ABB developed a prototype robot called FRIDA (renamed to YuMi). It has a very versatile gripper that works with the mounted camera and is used for industrial assembly operations.

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  • YuMi

    YuMi, formerly named "Frida", is a dual-armed, small parts assembly robot designed to assist in the manufacturing of consumer electronics. It is being developed by ABB Robotics and is scheduled to hit the market on April 13, 2015 at Hannover Messe Germany.

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  • European Robotics Forum 2015

    The 6th edition of the European Robotics Forum will take place March 11 to 13, 2015 in Vienna. It provides opportunities for robotics stakeholders to learn about the state of the art and most recent breakthroughs in applications

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  • National Kaohsiung First U. of Science and Tech.

    Taiwan’s first robot capable of scaling walls was developed in part by NKFUST’s College of Engineering’s Mechanical and Automation Engineering. This award-winning robot can eventually be put into actual use, replacing humans to clean the windows of tall…

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  • P&I Lab. Kawashima G.

    The P&I Lab in Japan is part of the Tokyo Institute of Technology's goal to use the latest technology developments, including robotics, to make important contributions in today’s society. The school strives to use a combination of various disciplines,…

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  • St.Petersburg State Polytechnic U.

    SPbSPU is Russia’s major technical university located in St. Petersburg. It is also the country's top research facility and the leading educational institution in the fields of industrial engineering, aerospace engineering and several other disciplines.…

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  • Black Blade

    Yoshihiro Shibata created Black Blade off his past robotic fighting achievement, Black Seed. He improved the design but left many of Black Seed's key characteristics, which resulted in smoother operation, an improved torque, and wider rotational range…

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  • Karotz

    Karotz is a social media robot designed to make using social media easy and fun. It uses voice recognition to allow you to reply to social messages. Karotz can be an alarm clock and check weather and traffic through its WiFi connection. It has facial…

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  • P

    Honda unveiled the P1 humanoid robot in 1993. It is the first in the P series they created. P1 moves with coordinated hands and feet and can pick up and carry objects. It can also grab door knobs and turn electric switches on and off. P1 has 30 degrees…

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  • Rabbit

    The JSK Laboratories and the University of Tokyo developed a whole body tendon robot called the Rabbit. It has multi-joint flexible spine and can do simple gymnastic movements.

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  • Robofie

    The Japanese company Volks Inc. developed a crossbreed called Robofie. This humanoid robot can climb stairs, run, spin, throw, grab, kick and fart, along with showing dance steps.

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  • RunBot

    Tao Geng from University of Glasgow developed a bipedal robot called RunBot which has the record for highest speed. It has simple structure and advanced sensory algorithms.

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