Understanding Tractor, Equipment and Implement Standards

There are a lot of ways in which tractors and implements talk.  It would be nice if there were a ‘standard’ but for an industry so full of people that like things a certain way, tractor manufacturers don’t tend to be big fans of standards. The first autonomous ‘tractor’ that we built included two separate…

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Robocurious Notes November 9, 2018

You can find this week’s podcast here: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/robocurious/episodes/2018-11-09T15_19_04-08_00 Furhat robotics: https://www.furhatrobotics.com/about-us/ Roborace https://roborace.com/ Xinhua AI Bot Theme music can be found here: http://www.missionvalleymusic.com    

Robocurious Notes November 1, 2018

Here are the notes and links for this week’s podcast –  a little bit late… Podcast link: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/robocurious/episodes/2018-11-05T10_25_21-08_00 Starship deliveries: Starship is using self-driving robots to deliver packages on demand Transformers, robots in disguise http://robotics.sciencemag.org/content/3/23/eaat4983 Sophia, we could go with the source material, but this one is better:  

Not Everything New is Great

This morning as we were discussing parts for a bot I decided to see how much I could come up with from what I had on my workbench.  Could I make a robot only using what I have on hand? Well, no, but that’s doesn’t mean I need to order parts.  To the left of…

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Robocurious Notes 2018-10-18

Link to this week’s podcast: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/robocurious/episodes/2018-10-26T14_09_37-07_00   Thanks for listening to the Robocurious podcast.  Here are the links for this week’s notes: FlyCroTug https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=GhrpWggIbSM Howe and Howe Robotics http://www.howeandhowe.com/   “Welcome back to the October 26 edition of Robocurious where we will be going over the top robotics news of the week.   The latest…

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Announcement! New Podcast!

RoboGnosis is sponsoring a new podcast called ROBOCURIOUS. This is a weekly podcast sponsored by RoboGnosis that gives a short roundup of the week in robots in a short digestible bite – or byte – or many bytes actually. It’s a little rough to start off with but time heals all wounds and also makes…

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IROS 2018 and A Most Interesting Bot

IROS is the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems and was held last week in Madrid Spain.  One of the funnest robots to come out of IROS was the Mochibot.  If two legs are the goal for bots then this one went completely the other way around; if Spinal Tap is famous for making…

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Sensors Upon Sensors

Lately there has been a break in the RoboGnosis Communication Network; and by that I really mean that we haven’t posted in quite a long time.  So what have we been working on? Well, we’ve really been working on what the original goal of RoboGnosis was from the beginning.  that is, we integrate technologies for…

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Bringing a bot to life

There is a certain joy to bringing something to ‘life’ whether it is sentient or not.  There is not confusion in one’s mind when building a bot, you don’t really think that it is alive, but it is amazing to watch something spin up for the first time and do what it is supposed to.…

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So how is that robotics market thing doing?

When you first start a company the first thing you get asked a lot is, “Is there a market for it?” You get asked that question a lot because people are curious as to whether or not people are actually going to buy from the market that you have targeted. Two years ago we often…

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