Not everyone gets the chance to build life-changing robots. But with a dedicated team and intense workdays, Eric Meyhofer, principal commercialization specialist at the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) at Carnegie Mellon University, is transforming the way the world uses advanced humanoid robots.
On Aug. 9, pioneering scientists will discuss the potential of the next generation of robots at a “We the Geeks” Google+ Hangout event hosted by the White House. The virtual session is part of a larger effort that spotlights the future of tech, science, and innovation in the U.S., and features a panel of leading experts including entrepreneurs, scientists, and scholars from top universities.
In manufacturing, accuracy, speed of operations, and consistency are a recipe for success. For decades now, the U.S. automotive industry has improved these factors with the use of robotic equipment to perform repetitive, heavy, or dangerous procedures. Read more