Tag Archives: Robots

Silent Running

The 1972 Film “Silent Running” directed by Douglas Turnbull has a central plot of a future where scientists have sought to protect the environmental diversity of Earth’s natural resources by creating a protected “island” in space – on converted commercial … Continue reading

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On 18-Dec-2018 Olivier Michel at http://cyberbotics.com let previous Webots users know that the platform has been made open source via GitHub… Today, after more than 20 years of proprietary licensing, Webots has become free open source software, released under the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh AIBO Robots AIAI purchased 6 Sony AIBO robots in 2004 partially via its FEEDAI Fund to use for student and experimental projects and helped supervise a number of projects with University of Edinburgh and Heriot Watt University students at … Continue reading

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UK Approach to UAVs

This blog post has been created to act as a note with links to help inform the public about UAVs and encourage involvement in debate on their ethical and legal control. A UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) publication raises issues … Continue reading

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Experiments with Webots 6.4.4

In AIAI, we used to use Webots to simulate the Sony AIBO for our experiments in “Project AIBO – Robotic Task Achieving Teams” using URBI. The University of Edinburgh School of Informatics robotics classes use Webots as a robot simulator … Continue reading

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