Top Robot Controversies of All Time

Form optimizing logistics, conducting research, detecting fraud, providing translations, and more, intelligent machine systems, or more commonly known as robots, are transforming the lives of people for the better. As they become more capable, the world also becomes more efficient and richer. However, like many other things, robots or Artificial Intelligence (AI) … Read more

Preparing for the AI and Robotic Revolution Book Review

Preparing for the AI and Robotics Revolution

There is definitely a revolution taking place and we are living in the middle of it.  You may now interact with artificial intelligence (AI) every day, whether through digital assistants such as Siri, smart devices at home and more.  Also its more than likely the car you are driving or riding in … Read more

Introduction to Home Security Robots

Introduction to Home Security Robots

During this time of increasing shift to smart home devices, home security keeps getting techier and techier, too. If traditional home security systems, which are monitored by real people day and night, is getting expensive for you, home security robots can provide a cheaper option. These robotic monitoring devices combine sensors, motion … Read more

Alternatives to Lego Mindstorms Kits

Alternatives to Lego Mindstorms Kits

The Lego Mindstorms robot kits are considered by many robotics enthusiasts as the best robot kits or top rated robot kits ever. One of the reasons, of course, is the established Lego name. Aside from that, other reasons include the Lego products’ availability in most parts of the world, the excellent customer … Read more

What Are the Primary Mechanical Components of a Robot?

What Are the Primary Mechanical Components of a Robot?

A robot consists of the following components: mechanical structure, transmissions, actuators, sensors, and controller. Although the components used in the robots are not exclusive to these (machine tools and many other machines use similar technologies), the high performances that are demanded of the robots require that they use components with specific functions. … Read more

The Short History of Lego Mindstorms

The Short History of Lego Mindstorms

The word “Lego” may conjure images of the colorful building toy blocks, but the brand is also one of the names at the forefront of the robotics industry. It has built and programmed robotic kits that have been considered the top rated robot kits in the worldwide market. Before its official introduction … Read more