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Robot Programming - MATLAB Robot programming involves designing the controller that governs robot behavior. Because of the growing complexity of robotics, modeling and simulation are becoming crucial to understanding how the controller interacts with the robot’s environmental perception, mobility, and interaction. Modeling and simulation help engineers refine the system design and eliminate errors before developing hardware prototypes. An ideal robot programming process includes: Modeling perception and mobility systems Using simulation to design and validate your control algorithms Generating C code from your simulation model For details, see MATLAB® and Simulink®. Examples and How To Software Reference See also: mechatronics, cyber-physical systems, SimMechanics, SimPowerSystems, Control System Toolbox, Embedded Coder, NAO support from MATLAB, NAO Robot Ankle Kit Simulation

Home Justin - Humanoid Robot Catches with Two Hands German researchers developed a robot that can perform complex tasks such as catching a ball in mid flight. The new robot called “Justin” is described as a two-arm-system for investigation of two handed manipulation. The development of humanoid robots has made significant progress in recent years. Although several systems have impressive walking abilities, when it comes to their abilities to manipulate objects or interact with their surrounding they are quite limited. To overcome this limitation, researchers from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) Institute of Robotics and Mathematics developed a human-like torso with two arms and two hands. The researchers see the future of humanoid robots in household assistance as well as in space environments. Justin does not have human-like legs; instead it uses wheels to move from one place to another. More information on the project can be found on the DLR website.

How to Build a Robot Tutorials - Society of Robots Computer Vision vs Machine Vision Computer vision and machine vision differ in how images are created and processed. Computer vision is done with everyday real world video and photography. Machine vision is done in oversimplified situations as to significantly increase reliability while decreasing cost of equipment and complexity of algorithms. As such, machine vision is used for robots in factories, while computer vision is more appropriate for robots that operate in human environments. Machine vision is more rudimentary yet more practical, while computer vision relates to AI. There is a lesson in this . . . You can also do other neat tricks with images, such as thresholding only a particular color like red. The basic shapes are very easy, but as you get into more complex shapes (pattern recognition) you will have to use probability analysis. What the algorithm does is labels each blob by a number, counting up for every new blob it encounters. calculating for the alien location . . .

Zenta » DARPA “Emergency Response” Robot Runs Faster Than Usain Bolt Alex Jones Machines to be used for “defense missions” Paul Joseph Watson Thursday, September 6, 2012 One of the robots under development by DARPA for the purpose of “emergency response” and humanitarian missions has beaten the human world speed record set in 2009 by athlete Usain Bolt. “The Defense Advanced Research Project’s (DARPA) Cheetah managed to reach 28.3 mph, said the agency on Sept. 5. Cheetah’s advantage versus other robots when it comes to emergency response, humanitarian missions and “other defense missions,” is that it legs enable it to handle difficult terrain, unlike wheeled and tracked robots. Cheetah was able to beat its previous speed record with the aid of improved control algorithms and a more powerful pump. Boston Dynamics Inc. is also working on a separate project for DARPA to produce humanoid robots that can act intelligently without supervision. “…how long before we see packs of droids hunting down pesky demonstrators with paralysing weapons? Print this page.

Электроника для всех | Блог о электронике RoboRoach : un cyborg mi robot, mi… cafard en vente ! Vous aimez nos articles ? Suivez nous sur facebook Vous aimez nos articles ? Suivez nous sur twitter Déjà 204 réaction(s),partagez cet article avec vos amis ! Il y a quelques mois un projet complètement dingue a germé sur le site Kickstarter. Ce projet à l’allure très amusant peut aussi faire froid dans le dos. Les cafards utilisent les antennes qu’ils ont sur la tête pour se déplacer, elles sont très sensibles aux odeurs et à ce qu’elles touchent. Le principe du RoboRoach est simple, c’est une fusion de neurosciences comportementales et d’ingénierie des neurones (oui j’ai dit simple). Pour recevoir cette puce, le cafard doit subir une intervention chirurgicale (pauvre petite bête), mais rassurez-vous, c’est sous anesthésie ! Et vous qu’en pensez-vous ? Voici le principe en vidéo :

» New DARPA Robot Can Autonomously Track People Alex Jones Professor warns machines will be used to “kill people” Paul Joseph Watson Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Following Professor Noel Sharkey’s warning that the fleet of robots being developed for DARPA will ultimately be used to “kill people,” Boston Dynamics has released a new video showcasing how its LS3 robot is able to autonomously track humans over rugged terrain. The video clip shows a field test of the DARPA Legged Squad Support System autonomously following a man through a forest. The robot is also able to interpret visual and verbal commands. “We’ve refined the LS3 platform and have begun field testing against requirements of the Marine Corps,” Army Lt. Although Boston Dynamics and DARPA claim the robots are ostensibly being designed to help conduct humanitarian and relief missions, Noel Sharkey, professor of artificial intelligence and robotics at the University of Sheffield, recently warned that the true purpose of the machines is less benign. Print this page. BREAKING!

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Do Robots Rule the Galaxy? Astronomy news this week bolstered the idea that the seeds of life are all over our solar system. NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft identified carbon compounds at Mercury's poles. Probing nearly 65 feet beneath the icy surface of a remote Antarctic lake, scientists uncovered a community of bacteria existing in one of Earth's darkest, saltiest and coldest habitats. And the dune buggy Mars Science Lab is beginning to look for carbon in soil samples. But the rulers of our galaxy may have brains made of the semiconductor materials silicon, germanium and gallium. PHOTOS: Alien Robots That Left Their Mark on Mars The idea of malevolent robots subjugating and killing off humans has been the staple of numerous science fiction books and movies. My favorite self-parody of this idea is the 1970 film "Colossus: the Forbin Project." A decade ago our worst apprehension of computers was no more than seeing Microsoft's dancing paper clip pop up on the screen. PHOTOS: NASA Welcomes Our Surgical Robot Overlords