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Robots in Shopping Centers

By Miriam Freibauer If we look only a few years into the future, we can find robots in many places in our daily lives. One important area in the use of robots is service to a human counterpart. Multimedia information centers mutate into rolling guides for museums and shopping centers …
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A robot worth talking to

By Verena Eschelmueller Kirobo Mini is part of the Toyota’s Heart project which has the main aim to bring humans and artificial intelligence closer together. The apple sized robot is an intelligent communication partner that focuses on the feelings and emotions of its human interlocutor and based on them, Kirobo provides …
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The Most Important Invention for Every Engineer

By Samr El Arby In this Blog I would like to highlight the importance of something no engineer could live without these days. It doesn’t matter if you are a mechanical engineer, an electrical engineer or a biomedical engineer. Without this technology we wouldn’t have improved as much as we have …
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VR glasses meet Robotics

By David Chung Ever since the beginning of our time, humans have always tried different things to make life more comfortable. They have developed an aeroplane because they wanted to fly, they built trains and cars so they could travel from place to place as efficiently as possible. This is …
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Robotic exoskeleton

By Oleksandr Chistov Some people have been told, that they may never walk again and will be bound to wheelchairs for life, but thanks to the latest developments in the robotic, computer science and engineering sectors, this may change. Owing to the research done worldwide by many universities and the help …
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It moves like you do

By Lara Baumgartner Have you ever seen a mother vibrate like a bouncy seat or literally swing like a swing? 4moms answered this question with no and that’s why they invented the mamaRoo in 2014. 4moms is a Pittsburgh company which is focusing on helping parents with a good deal …
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Future mobility

By Nikolaus Angel A few years back I spoke with my grandfather about the past and his belief about the future. Without giving me answers, he told me a story. He grew up in the country, without any kind of infrastructure or electricity. For lighting there was a cast iron cage …
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The Modern Way of Farming

By Clemens Aigner Imagine a farmer driving for the whole day on a tractor, a machine which is noisy, dirty and its emissions are harmful to the environment. In the near future this impression of common farming may come obsolete. Robots are conquering a lot of sectors to improve productivity, …
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Intelligent swarm of drones for harvesting fruit

By Marcel Fuschlberger Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in the second half of the 18th century, the advance of technology has been an almost unstoppable force. However due to this incredible speed, it has not always been possible to direct this progressive movement into certain fields. One of …