Robotics Star Guy Hoffman Talks To NoCamels About Robots With ‘Soul’, ‘Poor’ Career Choices And His TED Talk That Went Viral
If you think robots are designed by engineers only, think again. Dr. Guy Hoffman is variously a musician, academic, animator and teacher. And his TED talk on robots in October 2013 in Jaffa, possibly turned him into the world's only roboticist superstar.
May 28, 2014
Robots Are What Makes This Israeli Solar Farm Super-Efficient
Most everybody wants to use cleaner forms of energy and solar power is always mentioned in that context. However, since most solar farms are located in deserts, it's very hard to maintain the panels clean – and that damages energy production. Enter Israeli company Ecoppia, which developed the world's first solar-panel-cleaning robot.
March 27, 2014
‘Mazor Robotics’ Spine Surgery System Sold In California
Mazor Robotics, an Israeli company that develops surgical robots and complementary products for spine surgery, announced that the Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, California, purchased its Renaissance system. Renaissance, a surgical guidance system that is designed to enable surgeons to conduct spine surgeries in an accurate and secure manner, was launched in 2011. According to […]
February 24, 2012
Israel Inst. Of Technology Creates Snake Robots
In a recently released Youtube clip, Israel's Institute of Technology displays of some of its new works: A robotic snake, a self-driving motorcycle, a wall-climbing robot and various other artificial intelligence demonstrations. 'Robots will integrate our daily lives in the next few years,' says researcher.
September 04, 2011