How ASIMO Paved The Way For Today’s Autonomous Vehicles
ASIMO, the world’s first bi-pedal humanoid robot, “lived” just 22 years. But that brief time ushered in an era of robotic acceptance and innovation that has fueled progress in robotics, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles and automation of all kinds....
How a Digital Nose Could Help Autonomous Vehicles Stay Clean
Restoring smell to a person who’s lost the ability; identifying a new smell with the touch of a button; alerting a cleaning crew that a passenger just ate some super-smelly tuna in a ride-share vehicle – these are all...
Learning About Robotics Helped These Humans Work on Autonomous Vehicles
When Ishan Khatri was little, he would pore over copies of Popular Science from the library, enamored with the futuristic vehicles, robots, and tools that filled the glossy, colorful pages, and the inspiring scientists, engineers, and designers making them....
Meet the Quantum Physicist Ballerina Who Programs Her Own Robot Dance Partner
An industrial robotic arm is an unusual choice for a dance partner, but it was the one sought after by Dr. Merritt Moore, a former dancer with the Norwegian National Ballet. Moore is also a quantum physicist and graduated...
Mystery Solved: How Robots Found Shackleton’s Long-Lost Shipwreck, ‘Endurance’
Over a century after it sank into the depths of the most remote, most brutal, and least surveyed waters on the planet, the once unreachable wreck of the sail ship Endurance has finally been found—thanks to autonomous technology. Two...