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Meet the Amazing Robots That Will Compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Wow. I mean, seriously, wow. We've been incredibly excited to see the progress that Boston Dynamics has been making on ATLAS in preparation for the DARPA Robotics Challenge, but we had no idea what to expect from the challenge's Track A teams, each of whom will be designing and building their own robot with capabilities comparable to what we've seen ATLAS do. Today, October 24, is opening day for the DARPA Robotics Challenge, or DRC. The first half of this is the hardware: DARPA is promising that an "advanced variation" of ATLAS (which is what the above picture is showing) will be ready to go by June of 2013, and will be provided to the advancing Track B and C teams (see our previous post on the DRC for more details on the tracks). As for the simulation software (pictured above), OSRF has been working very, very hard, and the DRC Simulator is currently available in beta version 1.0. Anyone can apply for Track C, but the Track B funded teams are as follows: Drexel University Raytheon

Le site du G.D.R. Robotique :. Accueil :. Aujourd'hui nous sommes le mardi 13 septembre 2011 The RoboEarth Cloud Engine Home | NooTriX Découvrez Microsoft Robotics Studio Paru le 26 janvier 2007 Download the Latest Robotics Studio and Tutorials Sur cette page Installation de votre matériel Didacticiels des services Didacticiels de robotique Didacticiels de simulation Didacticiels de langage de programmation visuelle Échantillons supplémentaires Installation de votre matériel Installation de votre matérielMicrosoft Robotics Studio peut être utilisé avec différentes plateformes robotiques. Haut de page Didacticiels des services L'écriture d'une application à l'aide de Microsoft Robotics Studio consiste simplement à orchestrer les entrées et les sorties entre une série de services. Didacticiels de robotique Didacticiels de simulation Une partie importante de l'offre de Microsoft Robotics Studio est le service d'exécution de simulation. Présentation générale de la simulation Cette page fournit un aperçu général du service d'exécution de simulation de Microsoft Robotics Studio et de certaines de ses fonctionnalités et de sa conception. Échantillons supplémentaires

Forget Dunbar’s Number, Our Future Is in Scoble’s Number February 16, 2009 by Hutch Carpenter Photo credit: Mark Wallace I probably don’t know about your latest job project. I don’t know what your kids are up to. I don’t know about that vacation you’ve got coming up. I can’t say what city you’re visiting for business. But I do know you’ve got a really strong take about where social software helps companies. Why? From Wikipedia, here’s what Dunbar’s Number is: Dunbar’s number is a theoretical cognitive limit to the number of people with whom one can maintain stable social relationships. This is a recurring issue in social networks. I like to break it people down into three types. Three Types of Social Network Participants I’m oversimplifying here, but this is a useful way to segment how people view their social network participation: Close Friends: These folks view social networks as sites for staying up to date on a limited set of close connections. Power Networkers: These folks amass thousands of connections. Then there are the rest of us.

Drohne: Quadcopter schwärmen in Formation Im Formationsflug ausgeschwärmt - Robotiker am General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception Laboratory (Grasp Lab) der Universität von Pennsylvania in Philadelphia haben Drohnen das geordnete Fliegen in der Gruppe beigebracht. Die Drohnen fliegen zu zweit, aber auch in einer Formation von bis zu 20 Quadcoptern. Die Gruppe kann eine Formation in einer Ebene einnehmen. Die Drohnen können aber auch in dreidimensionale Figuren ausschwärmen, etwa in Form einer Pyramide. Durchs Fenster schwärmen Der Schwarm ist auch in der Lage, mit Hindernissen umzugehen: Die Wissenschaftler haben 16 der Flugroboter in einer kreuzförmigen Formation antreten lassen. Schließlich haben sie die Quadcopter, auch Quadrotoren genannt, die Figur einer 8 fliegen lassen. Agile Flugroboter Die Drohnen, sogenannte Nano-Quadrotoren, stammen vom Hersteller KMEL Robotics. Die Grasp-Forscher arbeiten schon seit längerem mit autonomen Hubschraubern.