Robotics Education Journal

11/22/2022

China teased its air launch munition capabilities at the recent Zhuhai Airshow, and this included a never-before-seen standoff weapon, the AKF98A. The interesting polygon-shaped nose is designed to reduce radar cross signature.

11/20/2022

Airobotics Ltd. in Petah Tikvah, Israel announced that the company has been tapped by a government entity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide additional drone systems and services.

11/19/2022

Officials of the Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md., had announced a $47.5 million order to the Boeing Co. Defense, Space & Security segment in St. Louis in late September for MQ-25 Stingray low-rate initial production lot 1 for the U.S. Navy. U.S.

11/16/2022

How the U.S. army could use robots to make first contact with opposing forces, block landing zones and intersections, and create havoc behind enemy lines has been operationally tested and proven, Breaking Defense recently reported.

11/13/2022

Sikorsky, a division of Lockheed Martin, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have successfully demonstrated to the U.S.

11/08/2022

National STEM/STEAM Day is today and it is the perfect time to discover the most popular engineering majors in the U.S.  As part of its yearly study of college majors, analysts at the scholarship website Scholaroo reviewed 13 of the most popular engineering maj

11/06/2022

The artificial muscle under development at Clone Robotics is to the best of our knowledge intended for use in a humanoid robot that will be an assistant to human beings.

11/03/2022

The sTetro is a new stair-climbing robot vacuum that autonomously navigates over flat surfaces in your home and is able to climb and clean your stairway. It significantly extends the cleaning capabilities of home cleaning robots.

11/02/2022

A robot fish that filters microplastics has been created after winning a robotics contest at the University of Surrey, England. The 50 cm long Robo-fish can already capture particles as small as 2 mm in size.

10/30/2022

A Roomba upgrade produced in the workshop skunkworks of YouTuber electrosync that includes 3D-printed parts and new motors reached a speed of 35mph in what is surely a robotic vacuum cleaner speed record!

10/27/2022

As reported on Arstechnica.com, today, LEGO has announced it will discontinue the Mindstorms Educational Robot System in December 2022 in order to refocus on “different areas of the business.”  This news will come as quite a shock to many died-in-the-wool lovers of LEGO Mindstorms educational rob

10/25/2022

PickNick Robotics, a leader in robotics software and engineering services, today announced that it has won a SpaceWERX contract to work on robotics for the US Space Force.

10/22/2022

The U.S. Army may still be working out rules and concepts for using armed unmanned combat vehicles (UGVs), but a wide variety were already on sale in mid-October at the Association of the U.S. Army show.  As noted by PATRICK TUCKER and LAUREN C.

10/21/2022

Attention! One of the original Johnny 5s from Short Circuit will be auctioned early November! Get your bid in now! You just need to sell your house!  :-)  Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

10/18/2022

In an October 13 news update by Caitlin M.

10/14/2022

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and DEKA Research and Development Corp. have launched a new robotic platform aimed to be a game-changer for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education pipeline.

10/13/2022

Given the exciting pace of ongoing R&D, miniature robots, often inspired by insect biology, will soon perform search and rescue, find gas leaks and pollinate crops.  Fabrication of micro and nano-scale parts, as well as tiny batteries, is improving.  “If we think about the insect functions th

10/10/2022

In February 2022, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 17-year-old Igor Klymenko was forced to flee his home in Kyiv. He and his family moved to the countryside, sheltering in a basement.

10/06/2022

On September 30 at a Tesla AI technology event, Tesla introduced multiple versions of its Optimus humanoid robot, including a model designated as a production version, which Elon Musk noted he hoped would eventually sell in the millions for under $20,000 each.

09/30/2022

Five winners in the urban air mobility space will share a total of $50,000 in cash prizes as part of the 2022 Urban Air Mobility Innovation Challenge, sponsored by Advanced Technology International (ATI), TechConnect and The Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC).

09/30/2022

We need drone pilots in the Tampa, FL, area for Hurricane Ian Damage Assessment.

WHAT YOU NEED
-Part 107 Certificate
-Your own drone (20 mp or greaer)
-Your own transportation
-Laptop- (internet if available)
-Must live near Tampa, FL

09/24/2022

This week, Carnegie Learning announced that the company’s research team, /https://www.upgradeplatform.org/, has been selected as a finalist in the XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge. UpGrade is the ONLY K-12 education team to make it to the finals.

09/23/2022

The most powerful AMR from MiR to date, the MiR1350 can transport a payload of up to 1,350 kg (3,000 lbs.). Designed for logistics operational efficiency, the Mobile Industrial Robots MiR 1350 provides automated pickup, transport and delivery of pallets on the factory floor.

09/20/2022

The R.U.R. Series is a succession of tech talks on classic approaches to programming robots and other autonomous systems.

09/19/2022

The increasing capabilities of miniature drones has led to their widespread use for monitoring in both civilian and military situations.

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