By developing the first PC-based controller, KUKA Robotics made a significant impact in this field of science. Robotic systems can now be controlled and programmed to perform many different motions, making them usable in different circumstances.
Lacquey is involved in developing robot grasper solutions for the food and non-food sector. Using underactuation technology, it created different grippers for different products.
Robomotive is a Dutch company that delivers turnkey automation systems. The company aims at using the latest technological tools such as humanoid robotics, adaptive grippers and 3D vision to automate places that have commercial and/or technical limitations.
The Robotics and Intelligent Machines Lab at UC Berkeley is a leading academic lab in the field of medical robotics. One of its biggest projects is Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). Lab researchers have created a way for an operation to be performed with…
Pace University's The Robotics Lab Research Project is a top-rate facility for building and testing robot cognitive architecture. Among their creations is the SoarBot, an autonomous poker playing robot. The lab does research and development on intelligent…
Robotiq’s mission is to free human hands from tedious tasks so companies and workers can focus where they truly create value.Our grippers and sensors enhance robot application flexibility&
ABB Robotics Organized its “Technology Days” Event At Its North American Headquarters and Training Center in Michigan
Project CROPS developed a robotic system that is able to selectively spray and harvest sweet peppers while autonomously navigating through a greenhouse.
Space Robot Robonaut 2 has just received his space legs, which allow him to assist astronauts with chores inside and outside the station, freeing up time for astronauts to do more research and other tasks.
The Delft Arm and Hand Project aims at developing a three-fingered hand as well as a low-power and safe robotic arm. In addition the Delft Robotics Lab is working on a low-power robotic arm that will have four degrees of freedom.
Karlsruhe University developed a humanoid called ARMAR which learns based on exploration, observation and action. The goal is to develop reasoning for all things robots perceive.
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…
Cycloid II is a kit robot from Robotis. Part of a humanoid series, it uses Dynamixel actuators and a CM2 control module. It's equipped with Bluetooth and a USB receiver.
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.
House steward robot Joy acts as the human/machine interface inside intelligent homes. It has a planning algorithm system so it can complete tasks with minimal human input needed. Joy also can grasp objects with grippers on its arms and bring them to its…
K-Team, a Swiss company, developed Khepera III. It is a small wheeled robot with features akin to larger robots. It uses KoreBot system and users are able to customize the specifications.
MESA Robotics Inc. developed a scout and reconnaissance vehicle called MATILDA. It is remote-controlled and has a modular design which permits other parts to be installed into it.
Mr. SemProM is a 1.75m humanoid whose modifiable gripper-equipped arms and multiple cameras (including wrist cameras for fine manipulations) allow it to carry objects.
Robonaut 2 was designed to study features needed in a space-faring robot – so well-designed that it was declared ready for actual space service after just a few upgrades.
China’s Cantata International Ltd. developed a humanoid called Robone. It has two modes for easy and sophisticated operations. It contains grippers in its arms and can work very fast.
The Robosapien by WowWee provides hours of entertainment. It can dance, perform kung-fu moves, and has customizable movements. Robosapien is the original biomorphic robot.
Robovie Nano is an entertainment robot created by Vstone. This small robot can walk, do cartwheels and side flips, and is fully customizable with RobovieMaker2 software