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Robotics Summit & Expo announces full conference agenda

The Robotics Summit & Expo, produced by The Robot Report and WTWH Media, today announced the full conference agenda for the June 5-6 event at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The second annual international event will focus on the design, development, and manufacture of commercial-class robots. Engineers, academics, and integrators will be able to…

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Teaching humanoid robots to use their hands to prevent falls

A famous viral video (watch below) about the DARPA Robotics Challenge shows all sorts of humanoid robots clumsily falling down. Bipedal movement is rather unstable, which is not only a problem for a robot trying to complete its task, but also because falling can damage a very expensive piece of machinery. Roboticists across the globe…

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ABB OmniCore digital robot control boosts flexibility and reliability

Now a new ABB OmniCore robot controller offers tailored control for high-performance applications and seamless digitalization on the factory floor. The controller is flexible enough to serve in robot installations that produce high-mix low-volume products 24/7 in shorter product cycles. The OmniCore controls deliver high path accuracy for top throughput and minimized cycle times. Plus OmniCore…

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Elmo displaying servo drives, motion controllers at Robotics Summit

Elmo Motion Control, a leading provider of high-tech motion control solutions, will be showcasing some of its latest servo drives and motion controllers in booth 400 at the Robotics Summit and Showcase. Click here to view the exhibitor directory for the Robotics Summit. Elmo Motion Control’s West Coast Business Development Manager, Brian Mason, will deliver a…

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Robotics Summit Early Bird Registration Ends April 20th

  Early Bird Registration for the Robotics Summit and Showcase ends on April 20th, 2018. Register by April 20th and receive a 20% discount to attend the event. The International Technical Design and Development Conference for Robotics and Intelligent Systems May 23-24, 2018 – Boston MA Agenda | Keynotes | Speakers | Sponsors | Register…

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This Guy Created a Beautiful Sound Sequencer Just to Test Some Buttons

It’s hard to believe that this beautifully crafted sequencer was made for the purpose of testing arcade buttons.
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5 Mods That Make Virtual Reality More Real

It’s the little things that can ruin the fantasy of virtual reality, but here are a few mods to make the experience feel more real.
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The Challenges and Rewards of Designing a VR World

StudioColorCorrect_nBuilding virtual reality software means creating new solutions to problems we haven’t even imagined yet. Will Smith talks to us about VR.

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Adding Accessibility Buttons to an XBox Controller Is Easier Than it Looks

See how I go about modifying a game controller for someone who has a physical disability.
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Getting Started with VR: Tools and Materials for Creating Custom Interfaces

With virtual reality you can really get wild with your game interfaces. Spaceship control panels? Easy. An actual parachute harness? Awesome.
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