ASIMO  - stands for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility. by Christopher Nook
Date: Dec 08 2019

ASIMO - stands for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility.

ASIMO is a bipedal humanoid robot Honda has been developing with a goal to develop robots that will coexist with and be useful to people since its first introduction in 2000. In 2011, the latest version was introduced with world's first autonomous behavior control technology.

The Nine Pillars of Industry 4.0 by Christopher Nook
Date: Nov 05 2019

The Nine Pillars of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 describes a future state of industry characterized by thorough digitization of economic and production flows. It requires horizontal integration at every step in the production process, in interaction with machines. In the globally interconnected world of Industry 4.0, machines also interact with one another.

Bosstown Dynamics: New Robot Can Fight Back! by Christopher Nook
Date: Nov 04 2019

Bosstown Dynamics: New Robot Can Fight Back!

In June 2019, Corridor Digital released a video in which a robot in the style of Boston Dynamics is abused in a variety of manners, before finally fighting back against the humans attacking it.

UCLA medical and engineering experts team up to improve health care by Christopher Nook
Date: Aug 17 2019

UCLA medical and engineering experts team up to improve health care

Computer science student Sunnie So with a robot programmed by UCLA researchers to lead exercise routines. The SMART Health Center aims to bring health-focused technology into the home.

Engineered - Maybe Not! - 57 Engineering Fails by Christopher Nook
Date: Aug 14 2019

Engineered - Maybe Not! - 57 Engineering Fails

Who approved these blue prints? These are 57 of the world's funniest & most EXTREME building & engineering fails ever!

Linear Actuators 101 - for Woodworkers by Christopher Nook
Date: Jul 17 2019

Linear Actuators 101 - for Woodworkers

Easily work with Linear Actuators.

Robotic Spinal Surgery by Christopher Nook
Date: Jul 17 2019

Robotic Spinal Surgery

Dr. Fernando Diaz, Beaumont neurosurgeon, explains robotic-assisted spine surgery using the Mazor X system and its benefits.

Robert Downey Jr.  Delivers Real Bionic Arm by Christopher Nook
Date: Jul 17 2019

Robert Downey Jr. Delivers Real Bionic Arm

Robert Downey Jr. and Albert Manero, a #CollectiveProject student who founded Limbitless, surprised a very special child with a new bionic 3D printed arm at no cost to the family.

This robot helps you lift objects — by looking at your biceps by Christopher Nook
Date: Jun 07 2019

This robot helps you lift objects — by looking at your biceps

We humans are very good at collaboration. For instance, when two people work together to carry a heavy object like a table or a sofa, they tend to instinctively coordinate their motions, constantly recalibrating to make sure their hands are at the same height as the other person’s. Copyright Adam Conner-Simons | Rachel Gordon | CSAIL May 22, 2019