British firm Shadow Robot has designed a prosthetic hand that can analyse the shape of an object and how best to pick it up.
It is called the
Scientists in London have developed a system that enables wheelchair users to move around by simply looking in the direction they want to
Passengers flying out of Germany’s Düsseldorf airport are being offered a new kind of service. A robot valet that will park your car.
Giorgio Metta is an explorer in the field of humanoid robotics. The Italian professor is best known for developing the iCub robot platform
Ninety-four-year old Lea is able to stay home thanks to the care she receives from a robot. Often described as a kind of Skype on wheels, it’s part
Swiss researchers have successfully managed to develop a robot that can grasp objects thrown at it.
The 1.5 metre-long robotic arm has seven
Dubbed the ‘Bionic Kangaroo’, a surprising new robot created by German company Festo was recently unveiled in Hanover.
The robot’s jumping power
Could you do with a little help around the house? Or maybe you just want to attend a conference without leaving your armchair?
The city of Lyon in
CeBIT, the world’s largest annual IT fair, is a good place to meet the latest generation of robots, like Roboy, a humanoid machine with built in
Up until now, it could take a sculptor up to a month and a half to make a copy of a corinthian column. Now, thanks to a French-made stone-carving
Scientists in Croatia say a new robot they have built will make it quicker and easier to detect autism in children.
Equipped with a camera
Thanks to new remote-controlled robots, introduced in hospitals across California and some other US states, doctors are now able to “beam” themselves
Flying machines are becoming smarter and more affordable: they are able to navigate in 3D and handle easy tasks by themselves.
Will these drones
Japanese robots have done what their human counterparts can still only dream of, by winning the ‘Robocup’, a robotics equivalent of the football
The human hand, a masterpiece of evolution, has for a long time been impossible to recreate artificially. Its complex mechanics and high sensitivity
Manual packaging is tedious work – can robots alleviate the boredom?
Engineers at the Technical University Munich are testing a talking workstation
A team of scientists in Italy have been working on a unique robotic surgery system.
They hope that one day robots could take over the work of
Protecting maritime and land borders is a daily challenge for Europe. Researchers have been examining how to use lasers, gamma rays and neutron beams
Giancarlo Ferrigno is Professor at Politecnico di Milano.
He said:“This is a robotic system for assisting a surgeon during neurosurgery