MIT C-LEARN Helps Robots Learn, Share Skills
MIT CSAIL researchers have developed a Constraints Learning (C-LEARN) system that easily teaches robots a variety of tasks, including opening doors, transporting objects and extracting objects from containers. After a robot learns a new skill with this C-LEARN system, that knowledge can be automatically transferred to other robots.
Latest in Education Ozobot Bit Uses Google Blockly to Make Programming Fun
By Steve Crowe · 9 January, 2015 • Ozobot Bit is basically identical to the original Ozobot, but adds in Google's Blockly coding editor, allowing kids to expand their coding know-how by seeing the results unfold in front of them.ROBOTIS Darwin-Mini Humanoid Robot
By RT Staff · 2 January, 2015 • The ROBOTIS Darwin-Mini Humanoid Robot is a robot kit with an open source embedded board. The Darwin-Mini app uses button, gesture, voice recognition and messenger to control or change movements. Its parts are also 3D printable.STEM Education Gets Boost from RobotsLAB
By Henry Lenard · 1 January, 2015 • Drones, 3D printing and rovers for the classroom combinedLEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robotics Kit
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 (US Version) is a programmable robotics kit that gives you the power to build and program your own robots that walk, talk, think and do anything you can imagine.OWI Robotic Arm Edge
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The Robotic Arm Edge from OWI is loaded with capabilities: command the gripper to open and close, wrist motion of 120 degrees, an extensive elbow range of 300 degrees, base rotation of 270 degrees, base motion of 180 degrees, vertical reach of 15 inches, horizontal reach of 12.6 inches, and lifting capacity of 100g.OWI 3-in-1 All Terrain Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The OWI 3-in-1 All Terrain Robot is a multi-function tracked mobile robotics kit that kids build themselves. Use different track modules and make your robot transform into three variations: the forklift, rover and grippeBirdbrain Technologies Hummingbird Duo Robotics Kit
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The Hummingbird Duo is "a robotics kit for ages 10 to 110.” The Hummingbird Duo is essentially two boards in one, operating as either an original Hummingbird controller or as an Arduino Leonardo with an integrated motor/servo shield and improved connectors.RobotsLAB Box STEM Kit
By RT Staff · 31 December, 2014 • The RobotsLAB BOX is a teaching-aid demonstrating math and science's core concepts, using robots. The tablet includes interactive lessons, in-class quizzes, and instructional videos, which help students understand why math is relevant to their world. Without any prior experience in robotics or computer science, teachers can demonstrate abstract concepts like slope, sine, cosine, and vectors right out of the BOX.Aldebaran NAO Robot
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • NAO is a humanoid robot, intended to be a friendly companion around the house. He moves, recognizes you, hears you and even talks to you! Since 2006, he has been constantly evolving to please, amuse, understand and love you. In short, to one day become your friend.Modular Robotics Helps You Achieve Your Robot-Building Dreams
By Alex Knapp, Forbes · 2 December, 2014 • The Modular Robotics MOSS Exofabulatronixx 5200 Kit contains cubes that you can connect together to create hundreds of different robot combinations.Robotic Bartenders and Entertainers Set Sail on Quantum of the Seas
By RT Staff · 6 November, 2014 • Not content with working as sales assistants and burger flippers, robots are landing jobs on cruise ships as bartenders and entertainers. Leading the way is Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas, currently on its maiden voyage from Southampton to Bayonne, New Jersey.KIBO Kit Uses Wooden Blocks to Teach Robotics
By Judith Pfeffer · 10 June, 2014 • KinderLab Robotics has launched a new robot building and programming platform called Kibo that's designed for youngsters from 4 years and up.TinkerBots Robot Building Kit Launches on Indiegogo
By Natasha Lomas, TechCrunch · 10 April, 2014 • TinkerBots is a modular robot building kit for children that allows for a variety of robots to be put together. TinkerBots is seeking to raise $100,000 on Indiegogo.
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