This section covers a wide range of autonomous or semi-autonomous robots in the robotics spectrum, such as humanoid, mobile robots, industrial robots (manipulating), service robots, educational (interactive) robots, modular robots, and collaborative robots.

soft robots

Building soft robots – Opportunities and challenges

Most traditional robots are constructed with stiff materials such as steel, aluminum, and ABS plastic. They are usually powered by electric motors or pumps...

Applications of nanorobots in medicine

Nanorobotics is a relatively new branch of nanotechnology which deals with the design and construction of devices at an atomic, molecular, or cellular level....

Potential use of sex robots in elderly and disabled care

Sexual health is more than the absence of sexually transmitted diseases, sexual dysfunction, and sexual violence. Rather, it includes sexual well-being that contributes to...

Why are more businesses investing in service robots?

The service robotics industry is growing at an incredible rate, with more businesses than ever investing in the potential of cutting-edge robotics technology. What...
healthcare robots

Different types of healthcare robots explained

Healthcare robots differ from all other robots and deserve our special attention due to their direct interactions with human users in surgical theaters, rehabilitation...

Dental robotics: A disruptive technology in dentistry?

In dentistry, robots are not as widely used as in medicine. Dentistry uses a few manual robotic systems controlled manually via the computer's control...
SeAL Challenge

The SeAL Challenge: A robotic program for high school students

The Sea Air and Land Challenge (the SeAL Challenge) is a nationwide STEM initiative to introduce high school students to engineering through designing and...
Blue Essence USV in Rosyth

The rise of robotics in renewables

Many of today’s advanced robotic technologies were seen as nothing more than a fantasy just a few years ago. However, across the globe, brilliant...

RaaS for warehouses: Interview with Lior Elazary, CEO of inVia Robotics

In light of an international supply chain crisis and ongoing labor shortage followed by the COVID-19 pandemic, warehouses can barely hold on with peak...

Autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for factory floors: Key driving factors

The autonomous mobile robot (AMR) market has been heavily driven by logistics customers. So much so that the image of an AMR gliding round...