Open Source Project Proposes Vision-Free Grasping With RFID and Touchscreens

Open Source Project Proposes Vision-Free Grasping With RFID and Touchscreens

spectrum.ieee.org 02 Sep '15, 6pm

At IROS 2012, Gill Pratt declared that grasping was solved, which was a bit of a surprise for all the people doing grasping research. Grasping, after all, is the easiest thing ever, as long as you know absolutely everything there is to know about the thing that you want to grasp. The tricky bit now is perception: recognizing what the object that you want to grasp is, where it is, and how it’s oriented. This is why robots are festooned with all sorts of sensing things, but if all you care about is manipulating an object that you’re familiar with already, dealing with vision is a lot of work. Liatris is an open-source hardware and software p...

IoT Goes Emotional - EE Times

eetimes.com 03 Sep '15, 2pm

I came across recently a refreshing IoT pitch -- "Emotional Home." The company promoting it is Binatone. The man behind the concept is consum...

Hackaday Prize Worldwide: Washington DC

hackaday.com 03 Sep '15, 3pm

Join us for a Meetup on Saturday, September 12th near Washington DC. The Hackaday Crew is headed out to the DC area a week from Saturday and ...

Mentoring Makers: Community is the Mother of Invention (by Larra Morris): #makerspace #maker

eejournal.com 03 Sep '15, 2pm

Community has always been a key ingredient in the maker movement. Maker Faires and Makerspaces exist for people to get together, to talk abou...

#Siemens #SmartGrid solutions helped @ConEdison to stormproof its #NewYork infrastructure.

siemens.com 03 Sep '15, 9am

Steps in this direction include an automation system that can divide two of the region’s distribution grids into a total of four sub grids in...

EVの走行距離が500kmに!? 新リチウム空気電池 - ITmedia

eetimes.jp 04 Sep '15, 12am
EVの走行距離が500kmに!? 新リチウム空気電池 - ITmedia

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What will it take for #developers to crank out #IoT solutions?

electronicdesign.com 02 Sep '15, 9pm

Okay, it’s time to develop something for the Internet of Things (IoT). Everyone’s doing it, s...

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