Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Photo: IIT/WALK-MAN Project
Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. Well also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; heres what we have so far (send us your events!):
IEEE IRC 2018 January 31-February 2, 2018 Laguna Hills, Calif., USA
International Symposium on Medical Robotics March 1-3, 2018 Atlanta, Ga., USA
HRI 2018 March 5-8, 2018 Chicago, Ill., USA
RoboSoft 2018 April 24-28, 2018 Livorno, Italy
ICARSC 2018 April 25-27, 2018 Torres Vedras, Portugal
ICRA 2018 May 21-25, 2018 Brisbane, Australia
Let us know if you have suggestions for next week, and enjoy todays videos.
ANYmal was at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where it got cold feet.
[ ANYmal ]
Robot arm maintenance in space is much more difficult than robot arm maintenance on Earth, but you get quite the view.
Outside the International Space Station, Expedition 54 Flight Engineers Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle of NASA conducted the first spacewalk this year Jan. 23 to replace a degraded latching end effector (LEE) on one end of the Canadarm2 robotic arm. There are two redundant end effectors on each end of the arm used to grapple visiting vehicles and components during a variety of operational activities.
[ NASA ]
This recently released video, part of a Humanoids 2016 paper, describes inflatable impact-protection palms on...