Robonauts or Men - Which Will Step Foot on Mars First ?

Robonauts or Men – Which Will Step Foot on Mars First ?

Admin Aerospace, computers, robotics, space, Technology 0 Comments

Mars will probably be the next giant leap for mankind – but it’s not certain that the feet that step onto it will belong to a man or woman. The development of the robonaut, humanoid robots to go to Mars in our place, is well underway. Some experts say they’re cheaper, safer and more effective than sending humans to the red planet. So will a living, breathing person ever set foot on Mars? It was difficult enough getting to the moon, 239,000 miles, or 385,000 kilometres away from Earth. That’s nothing, compared to the 34 million mile, or 55 million …

Rise of the Terminators | Weapons that think for Themselves

Rise of the Terminators | Weapons that think for Themselves

Admin robotics, Technology 0 Comments

Weapons and warfare have become increasing sophisticated; the latest battlefield technology is starting to look more like a computer game with wirelessly connected soldiers communicating via sound and vision to drones carrying satellite linked wi-fi hotspots & given orders by commanders that could be on the of side of the world. But the weapons of the future won’t need soldiers or commanders to operate them because they will make the decision of what or whom to target themselves using Artificial intelligence. The pentagon is spending billions on developing a new generation of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) like robotic fighter Jets, …

5 smallest things and man made objects

5 Smallest Things & Man Made Objects in the World

Admin computers, Drones, robotics, Technology 0 Comments

From sculptures so small you can’t see them fully in normal light to motors that can fit inside a human cell we look at 5 of the Smallest Man Made Objects in the World. Nano sculptures The sculptures made by Jonty Hurwitz and his team like this piece called “The Gentle Giant” have now reached such a microscopic scale that they even had to create a new method of filming to show them because they are so small you can’t see the fine details with normal visible light. You have to remember that this elephant sculpture is just 1/10th of a …

Boston Dynamics Atlas walking with a man

5 Amazing Robots 2016 – The Shape of Things to Come – Atlas, Spot, Cheetah, Pepper, ASIMO

Admin robotics, Technology 0 Comments

Boston Dynamics Atlas humanoid robot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVlhMGQgDkY Met Atlas, a humanoid robot developed by the American robotics company Boston Dynamics which now owned by Google. It was developed with funding and oversight from the United States – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or (DARPA) Altas stands 1.8m or 6 foot tall, weighs 150Kg and is designed for a variety of search and rescue tasks. Atlas is based on Boston Dynamics’ earlier PETMAN humanoid robot. It has four hydraulically-actuated limbs and is constructed of aluminum and titanium and is illuminated with blue LEDs. Atlas is equipped with two vision systems, a laser …