Robotics

Origami is serious business

Remember when your parents told you to stop chasing the dream of becoming the world’s greatest origami artist and get a real job instead? Well, today is your lucky day: you can do both at the same time! Technology has finally reached a point where even our wildest dreams can …
Robotics

Virtual Reality Room Planning

When somebody mentions virtual room planning, you will probably think about the classical 3D planning, that has been used by many larger furniture companies for quite some time now. Still, this technology has many limitations, as you can only see the result on a screen. Now, imagine you could actually …
Robotics

Ok Google, be my friend

Digital personal assistants are quite new things but they already do their job neatly and surely offer a lot of potential for the future. The first wide-spread, generally established and known assistant was Apple’s Siri, who helped users with basic tasks on their phones. For a couple years, people have …
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Robotics

Quick, call a robocop

By Christoph Weidinger Our lives are about to change vastly. Police officers or security personnel will sooner or later be replaced with robotic security units to fight criminality. The acceptance of using robots for various tasks in society will increase und autonomous vehicles and humanoids will find their ways onto …
Robotics

Print yourself a life

Over the last few years 3D printers have slowly became more and more common in our everyday lives. Although they were invented in 1984, people have just started using them recently at home and they still aren’t standard. We can predict that very soon 3D printers will become a more …
Robotics

Elderly care robots and the future

Progress in technology and in medicine has had a great impact on life span and should not be underestimated. Discoveries of new medicines like antibiotics and the development of advanced diagnostic technologies like computer tomography, have contributed to the fact that we now live longer. Compared with the past, for …
Robotics

“Love” Robot for the home

The world is in a changing process. I think communication between humans will increasingly be a problem. The establishment of different social networks has taught not only children, but also adults, that communication with networks is easier than face-to-face communication. Unfortunately, you can say more bad things to a person …
Robotics

Battery Low

The curse of present-day people and their potential best friends – robots. Damn charging When people talk about topics within the field of robotics and the future applicability of robotics, they often forget about an important and omnipresent fact which influences us in our daily lives. The most underestimated problem …
Robotics

RoboWunderkind

  By Camilla Steinhart Student at Technikum Wien University Rustem Akishbekov, Yuriy Levin and Anna Iarotska have developed RoboWunderkind, which is a modular robot, to give children the opportunity to learn coding and the basics of robotics while playing with their own robots. There are different colorful cubes which can …