Editor’s note: Laetitia Vitaud is a blogger, coach, teacher of U.S. politics in France and passionate about the digital transition of our economy. The French still dream of humanoid robots and electric sheep. Swedish TV series Real Humans, broadcast on French-German TV channel Arte, seduced a surprisingly large audience in France. And flagship robotics projects … Continue reading Editorial: Can French Robotics Save the Industry?
The question of ‘if’ men has reached the moon has long be kept to bed as researchers compete to earn a $30 million fortune from Google to beam video back from the moon. A researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, Daniel Shafrir, and his team want to do something incredible: they want to send a rover to … Continue reading Video: Astrobotic Technology to Land a Robot on the Moon and Send Live Video Back to Earth
What do you do if you’re a robotic hexapod and one of your legs is broken? Do you give up? Lie down and burst into flames? Cry from tear duct-less eyes? Or, through a process of trial-and-error, do you brush yourself off, hide your broken leg, and learn to walk again? You guessed it. Researchers … Continue reading Video: New Hexapod Robot Learns to Walk in 2 Minutes
Starting from December last year, Google has acquired at least six robots companies or companies creating technologies used in the development of robotics. The acquisition of Boston Dynamic (the creators of Big Dog) on December last year and the recent acquisition of DeepMind Technologies has made a few people to wonder about Google’s actual intentions for buying all those … Continue reading Here is What Google is Doing with all those Robots!
Google yesterday, announced that they’ve acquired Boston Dynamics. Now, if you remember Boston Dynamics: they are the creators of quad- and bi-pedal robots like Big Dog and PETMAN. This is Google’s eighth robotics acquisition. The company, however did not disclose the details of the sale.The announcement appeared in the New York Times where Boston Dynamics … Continue reading Google Acquires Boston Dynamics, Creator Of Big Dog