Innovation

Creating 3D Printed Sculptures from Videos

Published on September 21st, 2018 | by ozgun

CSAIL system could help athletes, dancers, and others better analyze how they move New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has often credited his success to spending countless hours studying his opponent’s movements on film. This understanding... Read More


Innovation

No Need to Dry Your Clothes Anymore

Published on August 31st, 2018 | by ozgun

MIT-developed process could offer nontoxic alternative to environmentally harmful chemicals.   Fabrics that resist water are essential for everything from rainwear to military tents, but conventional water-repellent coatings have been shown to persist in the environment... Read More


Innovation

Meet the MIT’s Blind Cheetah Robot

Published on August 31st, 2018 | by ozgun

Improved design may be used for exploring disaster zones and other dangerous or inaccessible environments. MIT’s Cheetah 3 robot can now leap and gallop across rough terrain, climb a staircase littered with debris, and quickly recover... Read More


Innovation

Human-Scale Robot from Disney Can Do Backflips

Published on May 25th, 2018 | by ozgun

Humans can be great acrobats, but what about Disney robots? Disney Research has one such human-scale robot — called Stickman, because it’s literally a robotic stick — that is capable of aerial acrobatics, like backflips. Just as certain... Read More


Innovation

Researchers develop color-changing fabric

Published on May 21st, 2018 | by ozgun

A team of researchers at University of Central Florida has developed a fabric that changes color. The material uses thin metal micro-wires embedded with an electric current, which can change the wires’ temperature. Pigments within the... Read More


Innovation

Can Robots Assemble an IKEA Chair?

Published on April 19th, 2018 | by ozgun

It can be difficult to keep track of the progress being made in robotics, but one useful (if informal) marker is how good machines are at assembling Ikea furniture. Why? Because putting together your average Billy... Read More


Innovation

12.5 Metres 3D Printed Metal Bridge

Published on April 13th, 2018 | by ozgun

First announced in June 2015, the full span of MX3D’s ambitious, fully functional, 3D printed metal bridge has been finalized. designed by Joris layman lab, the preview of the stainless steel construction already hints at its... Read More


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