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This robotic beehive wants to save the bees

This robotic beehive wants to save the bees

Every year, around 35% of all bee colonies on the planet collapse, according to Beewise CEO Saar Safra. This is a phenomenon called colony collapse disorder, and it occurs when worker bees abandon the colony and queen. Stopping this decline is crucial. Seventy five...

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Next-gen Ingenuity Helicopters will have robotic arms

NASA is swapping out its Sample Fetch Rover for two drones, similar to the Ingenuity Helicopter, to serve as backups to the Perseverance Rover in the Mars sample return campaign.  The sample return campaign begins with the Perseverance Rover, which has already been on...

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The evolution of Universal Robots’ cobot arms

The evolution of Universal Robots’ cobot arms

Denmark-based Universal Robots (UR) has sold more than 50,000 collaborative robot arms since it was founded. It has a network of 1,100-plus integrators, distributors and independent partners worldwide helping it grow the collaborative robotics market. The post The...

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How machine vision helps automate lettuce harvesting

How machine vision helps automate lettuce harvesting

Lettuce is a valuable crop in Europe and the USA, but labor shortages make it difficult to harvest this valuable field vegetable, as sourcing sufficient seasonal labor to meet harvesting commitments is one of the sector’s biggest challenges. Moreover, with wage...

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Advanced cable management lets robots depaint airplanes

Advanced cable management lets robots depaint airplanes

The aviation industry is no stranger to automation. The first “gyroscopic automatic pilot” dates back to the earliest days of powered flight. In this century, automation has all but completely transformed the nature of aircraft manufacturing. The post Advanced cable...

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MIT researchers help robots navigate uncertain environments

MIT researchers help robots navigate uncertain environments

Researchers at MIT have developed a technique that can guide an autonomous robot through unknown environmental conditions. The technique helps a robot avoid obstacles without knowing the size, shape or location of what it could encounter.  The post MIT researchers...

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