One hundred years ago, Karel Čapek coined the word "robot". Now a robot has written a play dedicated to Čapek himself.
Fantastic movies about the future at the end of the last century often have a story about new-age robots in the plot. Usually, artificial intelligence begins to operate on Earth despite its owners, people. And as is often the case, scenarios are transferred from paper to real life. Before humanity could even blink an eye, robots became an everyday occurrence.
More about DDS and how to secure it. If you're currently using Robot Operating System 2 (ROS 2), this material is especially relevant to securing your robots. A couple of months ago, a research team discovered thirteen safety flaws that affect some of the core implementations of DDS, the intermediate software by default found in ROS 2.
The study found that patients like interacting with robots designed to assess symptoms in a non-contact manner. In times of public distancing, the use of robots for specific medical interactions appears to be a promising method of reducing personal contact between healthcare staff and ill patients. Nevertheless, a key question needs to be answered: how will patients react to the presence of a robot in the doctor's office?
Boston Dynamics has secured its first customer for its Stretch robot. Boston Dynamics is best known as a manufacturer of four-legged robots and dancing humanoid robots with two legs, but beyond that, the company is working on commercial applications. Boston Dynamics will provide a fleet of Stretch robots to all DHL logistics warehouses across North America over the next three years.
With a century-old history, Italian high-end coffee machine manufacturer Gruppo Cimbali has used digital twins to do away with physical prototypes and lay the groundwork for creating an IoT-connected product as a service. Coffee shop customers probably don't pay much attention to the espresso machine on which the barista makes their morning coffee. But in fact, it's a marvel of technology that combines retro design with cutting-edge digital technology. It's a coffee machine that uses digital modeling in the process.
At the mention of "fire robot," most of us imagine robot firefighters will bring with them and send it to the very hell where no firefighter can enter. That is, a robot sheathed in armor that is not afraid of fire and flame. But there are other fire robots, or somewhat robotic fire complexes, installed in premises to extinguish a fire in the early stages. Here we will talk about them.