High Tech > Tech

Frustration be gone: this robot will build Ikea furniture for you

1 month ago   |   By TechRadar

Every Ikea shopper faces the same dilemma: shell out hundreds of dollars to have someone build your bargain-priced beds and bookshelves, or spend hours following inscrutable assembly instructions, losing bolts and screwing the wrong parts together until your head explodes. Mercifully, thanks to a group of roboticists in Singapore, Ikea shoppers could eventually have a third option. The Control Robotics Intelligence Group recently unveiled a fully-automated, two-armed robot capable of assembling a STEFAN chair kit on its own-in only nine minutes.
CRI details its findings on the “limits of...
Read more ...

 

Watch This Robot Assemble an Ikea Chair

Watch This Robot Assemble an Ikea Chair

1 month ago   |   By PCMag

Designed by a team of scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, the robot can to assemble Ikea's Stefan chair in about 20 minutes.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Tech      Science  


New York City's subway disaster now has its own 8-bit video game

New York City's subway disaster now has its own 8-bit video game

Straphangers who want to experience the rolling nightmare that is New York City's subway system from the comfort of their own home are in luck. A new video game called “MTA... Read more ...

Amazon has renewed the acclaimed Syfy show 'The Expanse,' and fans are thrilled

Amazon has renewed the acclaimed Syfy show 'The Expanse,' and fans are thrilled

Amazon has renewed the acclaimed science-fiction series "The Expanse" for a fourth season, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced on Friday. After the Syfy network cancelled "The... Read more ...

‘Solo' includes a shout-out to one of the worst Star Wars games ever made

‘Solo' includes a shout-out to one of the worst Star Wars games ever made

If you grew up with PlayStation, you may have recognized the obscure martial art practiced by Qi'ra in Solo: A Star Wars Story. It was introduced in a Star Wars novel and... Read more ...

‘League of Legends' tournaments coming to ESPN+

‘League of Legends' tournaments coming to ESPN+

ESPN is moving forward with its coverage of esports. The cable news network has announced a deal with Riot Games that will allow ESPN+ to begin streaming League of Legends... Read more ...

Snap and edit pictures like a pro with the best camera apps for Android

Snap and edit pictures like a pro with the best camera apps for Android

The best camera is the one you have with you. And more often than not, the one you have with you is the one that's inside your smartphone. To help get the most from your... Read more ...

The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in June

The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in June

As the summer TV season gets underway, several fan-favorite shows are returning with new seasons next month. To find out which returning shows audiences are anticipating the... Read more ...

Apple could be secretly working on an ARM-based, touchscreen computer

Apple could be secretly working on an ARM-based, touchscreen computer

A recent report indicates that Apple may be working on an entirely new computer under the codename Project Star. The supposed device is said to be some kind of a hybrid... Read more ...

Le piratage de la Nintendo Switch ne sera plus sans conséquences

Le piratage de la Nintendo Switch ne sera plus sans conséquences

Nintendo sévit pour punir toutes les tentatives de piratage de sa console vedette Switch. Les gamers bidouillant leur console pour accéder à des jeux téléchargés illégalement... Read more ...

A NASA astronaut who spent 665 days circling the planet reveals the misery...

A NASA astronaut who spent 665 days circling the planet reveals the misery of going to the bathroom in space

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has logged a whopping 665 days in space. That's an American record, and it's more time in space than just about anyone else on Earth can claim... Read more ...

ESPN+ subscription service will broadcast League of Legends competitions...

ESPN+ subscription service will broadcast League of Legends competitions starting this summer

ESPN's recently launched ESPN+ streaming service is adding e-sports to its repertoire. The company has announced that it will broadcast live coverage of several League of... Read more ...