Tag Archives: automation

scramjet

Air Force Jet X-51A Goes Hypersonic, Zooms Five Times Speed Of Sound

The United States Air Force has a serious need for speed. On May first their X-51A Waverider zoomed to an amazing Mach 5.1 – more than five times the speed of sound. While... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/22/13

noodles

Chinese Restaurant Owner Says Robot Noodle Maker Doing “A Good Job!”

Noodle peelers should probably start looking for other things to do around the kitchen – there’s just no competing with these robots. Not only are they saving... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/19/13

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“Keep Calm And Rape A Lot” T-Shirts Show Automation Growing Pains

The automation revolution is well underway around the world and with it, some rather public and unfortunate growing pains. While some fear the surge in drones and others... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/20/13

gekko

Window Cleaning Robots Making Their Way To Skyscraper Happy United Arab Emirates

Source: Serbot These robotic window washers are not afraid of heights, high winds, or hard-to-reach places. Gekko Façade and its sister, solar panel cleaning robot Gekko... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/13/13

picker

Blazing Fast Staubli Robot Picks 200 Items Per Minute

Even John Henry, had he been a factory picker instead of a steel driver, couldn’t keep up with this robot. The Switzerland-based TP80 Fast Picker robot by Stäubli... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/26/13

blackjack

Robots Now Dealing Blackjack

Here’s one dealer that won’t attempt to cheat you with sleight of hand – because it doesn’t have any, strictly speaking. More like bulbs with suction... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/21/13

surgery

The Automation Of Healthcare Continues – Robot System To Sterilize Surgical Tools

Robot To Sterilize Surgical Tools Source: GE Global Research Hospitals are not the cleanest of places. Even in the operating room where the greatest care is taken... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/9/13

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US Unemployment Is 7.9%—Are Robots to Blame?

Honda's humanoid robot, Asimo. Robots want to invade your home, take your job, and steal your wife. Maybe not that last one (yet). But as unemployment remains stubbornly... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/7/13

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