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SeaClear – robotic project of underwater trash cleaning

Removing debris from the ocean or sea is a costly and time-consuming process. In a European project, a team at the Technische Universität München (TUM) is developing a robotic system that uses machine learning technology to detect and collect underwater debris.The oceans and oceans currently contain 26-66 million tonnes of plastic waste, most of which is on...

Japan is planning to send a scout-robot designed by a toy designer to the moon

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has planned to send a special reconnaissance system to the Moon in 2022. It will consist of a landing module to practice safe landing techniques and a reconnaissance robot to study the terrain. The latter is made according to an unusual scheme transformer - to fly to the moon it will be...

Top 7 trends in robotics for 2022

With the massive shift to automation in industries around the world in the wake of the Covid19 pandemic, it's time to explore the effects this could have on the way business is conducted over the next twelve months. .To kick off the new year, we've compiled a list of the seven biggest trends and forecasts for the...

7 best urban laptop backpacks: review and comparison of top models with protection against pickpockets and not only

Smartphones, tablets, cameras, laptops and drones are more than electronic toys for adults. These are modern tools that a digital artisan cherishes. You can’t throw your favorite laptop into the first bag you get. The market comes to the rescue and offers many advanced urban backpacks worthy of priceless hi-tech cargo. We analyze the best models.

Johnson & Johnson Announces Agreement to Acquire Auris Health, Inc.

Focused on creating the next frontier of surgery, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), today announced that Ethicon, Inc., entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auris Health, Inc. for approximately $3.4 billion in cash. Additional contingent payments of up to $2.35 billion, in the aggregate, may be payable upon reaching certain predetermined milestones. Auris Health is a privately...

‘Child’s Play’ reboot trailer suggests Chucky is now a killer robot

It's not completely impossible that robots could turn against us, so it's no surprise killer robot movies have been popular for decades. The fear is real. We could be about to add another flick to the canon, as the new trailer for the Child's Play reboot suggests. Plot details haven't been confirmed yet, so it's not totally certain this Chucky is a robot, but there's...

Mastering Jenga taught this robot real-world physics

Artificial intelligence is already better than humans at video games, quiz shows and an ancient Chinese board game. Next up, the bots are coming for Jenga. In a newly-published paper, scientists from MIT describe how they taught a robot real-world physics and a practical sense of touch by unleashing it on the tricky tower-building game. Why Jenga? Because unlike purely cognitive games that...

iRobot Terra mower cuts your lawn with Roomba-like smarts

If you took a look at newer Roombas and wondered why that clever mapping couldn't be used to cut your lawn... well, you're not alone. iRobot has unveiled the Terra, a robotic lawn mower that uses the company's mapping tech to trim your grass with minimal fuss. Instead of marking your lawn area with boundary wires as you do with many existing...

Sex robot owners swap USED parts and sell ’bruised, battered dolls’ on creepy online forum

SEX ROBOT owners are swapping "used" parts and selling "bruised, battered" dolls on a creepy online forum. Randy bot-bonkers flog their second-hand dolls to each other – sometimes for thousands of pounds apiece. The Doll Forum is the go-to destination for owners of so-called "sex dolls",...

Meet Leonardo, the walking, jumping, flying robot

Traditionally, robots are either airborne or landlubbers – there's not much crossover. But researchers at Northeastern University have now built a robot that can do both, walking around on two legs before jumping and flying short distances to get over obstacles in its path. The first clue to how nimble...