Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini is a four-legged electric robotic dog with an uncanny sense of perception and an impressive range of motion, thanks to its onboard 3D vision and its 17 distinct joints. It stands a … about See SpotMini Walk the Jobsite
Construction has always been a dangerous job, and perhaps one of the only fields that rivals the industry when it comes to occupational hazards is mining. Miners face a daily barrage of threats, from explosions … about Ghost in the Machine: Mining’s Driverless Trucks
As children, we all enjoyed playing in piles of dirt with toy construction equipment, making our own sound effects as we dug holes or loaded up miniature bulldozers with rocks. Major market players have introduced … about Remote-Controlled Dozers: Not Just For Kids
As we’ve covered before, labor-intensive, repetitive tasks are among the best suited for automation or robotic assistance. And few construction site tasks are as repetitive and labor intensive as scaffold work.
Over the last few decades, robotics have dominated processes and production means of such industries as automotive or agriculture. The use of automation and other types of robotic technologies is well-poised to revolutionise other industries, … about Will Bricklaying Robots Transform the Construction Industry?
Are robots the answer to some of the construction industry’s problems, such as workforce shortages and productivity issues? The folks at San Francisco-based Built Robotics think so. The company has developed a suite of software … about How Robots May Be a Construction Problem-Solver
Scientists have been looking to such insect behavior to model a new form of construction, done by swarms of semi-autonomous robots that can construct basic structures with minimal programming and human intervention. This could be … about Robots Swarm Construction: Many Hands Make Light Work