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NASA Bill Calls for More UAS Data Cooperation

Courtesy of: “Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International” . . On 8 July, Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.), introduced the 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Authorization bill (H.R. 2616). The bill would continue NASA’s cooperative work with the FAA and other federal agencies on the …

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Parallax Inc Makes Learning to Program in C Language Easy with Launch of New Learning System

Parallax Inc, a leading manufacturer of microcontrollers and robotics, announced the release of a new learning system for electronics hobbyists and students designed to simplify learning multi-core programming using the C language. Based around their revolutionary eight-core microcontroller, the Propeller, this new offering will also introduce many to the advantages of programming electronics in the industry-standard language rather than a custom one native to the hardware.

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The 2013 Vex Robotics World Championship Apr 17-20!

The VEX Robotics World Championship is a gathering of top robotics teams from around the world to celebrate their accomplishments and compete with and against the best of the best. The 2013 VEX Robotics World Championship will include top teams from over 230 VEX Robotics Competition …

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Vex Robotics Competition – Sack Attack

Welcome to the 2012 – 2013 VEX Robotics Competition. This year will be bigger and better (and more affordable) than ever! Registration for a VEX Robotics Competition team costs $75. Additional teams from the same schools can register for $25. Tournament registration fees vary by event. …

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Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

Applications are now being accepted for Round 2 of the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program. According to the White House’s website, the program was launched last year and “recruits top innovators and entrepreneurs from the private sector for 6-12 month “tours of duty” in government to help …

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Paranormal R/C Activity

Paranormal R/C Activity, a special Halloween video brought to you by Innov8tive Designs, www.innov8tivedesigns.com

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NASA’S 2013 Lunabotics Competition Open For Registration

WASHINGTON, DC -- NASA is accepting applications from teams of U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students for the fourth annual Lunabotics Mining Competition. The event will be held at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida May 20-24, 2013.

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ALL NEW INNOV8TIVE DESIGNS QUADROTOR ROBOTS

We are pleased to offer this worldwide scoop on the latest quadrotor introductions in the hobby and professional (industrial/commercial/ government) UAV category. Innov8tive Designs is introducing a new line of quadrotors scheduled to debut on December 15. Innov8tive plans hexcopters and other variants, and diverse, much larger sizes are expected to be introduced downstream. Robot magazine will keep you posted! --Tom Atwood

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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Science Rover Set to Launch Saturday

$2.5 billion dollar jeep-size rover poised to liift off Saturday in a high-stakes mission to travel to Mars to look for evidence of conditions that would have been habitable by life in the planet's ancient history.

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ROBOTS TO REPLACE 500,000 CHINESE WORKERS IN 3 YEARS

2,000 jobs will be created, one half million eliminated.

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WALKING THE WALK

Two bipedal robots developed at Honda define the most progressive current technologies in robot walking. One is the world famous Asimo, the other is an incredible android.

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THE LARGEST ROBOT COLLECTION, THE BIGGEST HEART

Richard Newman has achieved a number of firsts: he owns the world's largest collection of robots; he appears to be the most sought-after person by science fiction movie producers for space suits and other space artifacts, and, arguably, he has the biggest heart and is the most generous in donating to charities and in giving personal time to kids in need

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BOT BIKING

A new Japanese biped robot can ride a bike like a human!

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