Sony designed its robotic dog Aibo to bark and roll over. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory designed its robotic rover not to roll over. That’s harder than it sounds. -- 02.18.09FULL ARTICLE
Even among creative engineers, sometimes it takes a while for the light to go on regarding applications for new technology. The folks at Intel weren’t initially sure of how the microprocessor would be used. -- 01.29.09FULL ARTICLE
Tony Lennon, an industry marketing manager, specializes in industrial automation at simulation software company, and discusses the training of Mechatronics engineers. FULL ARTICLE
The Automation Competency Model is a formal U.S. document defining the skills and competencies needed in the automation field, which should lay a framework for filling the skills gap in controls and automation. -- 01.16.09 FULL ARTICLE
Vision Robotics' $150,000 grape-pruning prototype combines software, machine vision capabilities, and robotics. -- 01.05.09 FULL ARTICLE
Some people may not want to read a prognostication article about 2009 simply because they don’t want to know what other bad things might happen. It’s been that kind of a season. Howard Baldwin, however, is optimistic. -- 12.31.08 FULL ARTICLE
If these students are any indication, the future of mechatronics is bright.
Latest blog Post: The tragedy of over-compromise can make products ill-equipped. When will the design process become more fluid in the introduction of diversified products? Stefan discusses an example and relates it to technology.
Posted in: Mechatronics on Campus | 11.27.2008.