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Energid Technologies Releases Version 2.0 of its Actin Robotics Toolkit
09/30/08 — Producer of engineering tools and services for robotics, machine-vision and simulation applications, has announced a major upgrade to its Actin C++ software development kit (SDK).  The SDK consists of Windows and Linux libraries, along with simulation tools. Energid Technologies Corporation today announced a major upgrade to its popular software for…

VIA Pico-ITX at the Heart of Modern Robots
09/30/08 — Ultra compact board is platform of choice for robotics developers, as Pico-ITX-based robots strut their stuff at the Taipei International Robot Show VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today showcased VIA EPIA Pico-ITX-based entertainment robots at the Taipei International Robot Show (TIROS), being held…

Surveyor Introduces the First Low-Cost 3D Stereo Vision System for Robotics and the Web
09/23/08 — Surveyor brings depth perception to the masses, including educators, researchers and developers, by providing developers of robots and robotic technology with a dual-camera and dual-processor vision system for the low price of $550. Surveyor Corporation, a leading developer of small vision-enabled wireless robots and robot controllers for research and education,…

MobileRobots Inc Joins RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition 2008 as Gold Sponsor
08/28/08 — MobileRobots Inc to Host Pre-Conference Technical Workshop, “Developing and Deploying Mobile Service Robot Applications” Robotics Trends, a division of EH Publishing, Inc., today announced that MobileRobots Inc has joined RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition 2008, the International Technical Design and Development Event for the Personal, Service and Mobile Robotics Industry, as…

Skilligent Adds ‘Laser Pointer Detection and Tracking’ Feature to Behavior Control Software
08/28/08 — Skilligent LLC today announced that a “laser pointer detection and tracking” feature has been incorporated into the Release 2.0 of Skilligent’s Robot Learning and Behavior Control System software. The feature simplifies the robot training process and provides robot users with new exciting means of interacting with their robots. The software…

Elmo Motion Control Launches Web-Based Training Sessions
08/28/08 — Elmo Motion Control, a producer of motion control products for machine manufacturers, presents the first in a series of complimentary tutorials available on the Elmo Website. Elmo Motion Control is proud to announce the launch of its free of charge Web-based training instructional modules to help customers get the best…

Gostai Urbi Technical Training Session Announced
07/31/08 — Paris based Gostai is running a 2 day advanced technical training session for the Universal Real-time Behavior Interface (Urbi), a powerful parallel script engine coupled with the UObject component architecture.  Urbi, which has been employed in the development of many robots and robotic products, is used to control hardware and…

Microsoft Sponsors RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition
07/25/08 — Industry Leader Rejoins International Technical Design and Development Event for the Personal, Service and Mobile Robotics Industry as Foundation Sponsor Robotics Trends, a division of EH Publishing, Inc., today announced that Microsoft has joined the 2nd annual RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition as the event’s Founding Sponsor. RoboDevelopment, the international technical…

New Open Source Software Speeds Robotics Industry Progress
07/16/08 — The OpenJAUS development group has announced the release of their latest code base, OpenJAUSv3.3.0. OpenJAUS is an open source development kit for creating interoperable robotic systems. It provides a cross platform framework that allows multiple organizations to integrate their robotic systems. This common methodology for command and control makes the…

MAKO Uses SolidWorks Software to Design Robotics and Implants for Minimally Invasive Surgery Alterna
07/14/08 — MAKO Surgical Corp. used SolidWorks software to design their Tactile Guidance System, a proprietary, FDA-cleared surgeon-interactive robotic arm system that controls surgeons’ movements through the use of tactile resistance technology. More than 1,000,000 stiff and aching knees worldwide get replaced every year, many of which are now candidates for a…

ACS Motion Controllers Meet the Demands of Electronic and Test Assembly Applications
07/14/08 — Customized algorithms in high-performance, digital motion control modules give customers precise control making them ideal for electronic and test assembly applications. ACS Motion Control, an international manufacturer of advanced multi-axis motion controllers, machine control systems and integrated control modules, has designed high-performance motion control modules for electronic and test assembly…

Tests Check Out Rescue Robots’ Life-Saving Vision
06/24/08 — A new ASTM International standard, developed under a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) coordinated program with first responders and manufacturers, offers a systematic way to evaluate the robot visual capability humans need to drive the device, search for victims and access general hazard conditions. To save lives, search…

VIA Unveils Mini-ITX 2.0: The Mini PC Platform of the Future
06/23/08 — Seven years after inventing the form factor, VIA defines the next generation of Mini-ITX platforms enabling greater performance and freedom of choice in small form factor computing and multimedia. VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced a new standard for Mini-ITX boards to…

CoroWare Announces Microsoft Robotics Studio and CoroWare ClassPack Training Class
05/28/08 — CoroWare Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of CoroWare, Inc. (CROE.OB) announced that it will be holding a course and hands-on lab on Microsoft Robotics Studio and CoroWare ClassPack July 8-9 at the Microsoft Partner Solutions Center in Redmond, Washington. Sara Morgan, author of Programming Microsoft Robotics Studio and Microsoft Most…

MobileRobots Inc and Focus Robotics Join Forces to Improve 3D Sensing for Robots, AGVs and UGVs
05/28/08 — MobileRobots Inc and Focus Robotics announced today their new MobileRanger stereo vision systems for mobile robots, industrial automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) with autonomous guidance and navigation. MobileRanger raises the bar on price/performance for stereo vision. Stereo vision systems are used to measure distance between the…

RoboDevelopment 2008 Call for Presentations Announced
05/20/08 — Robotics Trends has announced a Call for Presentations for the second annual RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition which wil run November 18-19, 2008 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA.  Robotics Trends’ RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition is a multifaceted educational forum and trade show that addresses the technical issues…

Breakthrough Visual Search Engine for Mobile Phones Takes Off Big in Japan
05/20/08 — Evolution Robotics, a provider of vision, autonomous navigation and intelligence technology has partnered with Bandai Networks to provide its ‘ER Search’ visual search engine on the Spring 2008 ‘au’ line of camera phones, allowing consumers in Japan to do online searches by taking pictures of objects with their camera phone.…

FIRST Robotics Competition Selects National Instruments CompactRIO for Next-Generation Robot Control
05/20/08 — More Than 42,000 Students in the FIRST Robotics Competition Will Develop Advanced Robotics Applications Using the NI Robotics Platform Powered by NI LabVIEW FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a nonprofit organization inspiring young people to be science and technology leaders, has selected the National Instruments (Nasdaq:…




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