JanuarySo far in the month of January, Carnegie Mellon Media Relations has counted hundreds of references to the university in worldwide publications. Here is a sample.
Robo-ankle uses artificial muscles to get you walking | New Scientist
Yong-Lae Park of Carnegie Mellon University and his colleagues took a standard knee strap, ankle brace and shoe, and attached four pneumatic artificial muscles. Three artificial muscles link the knee with the front of the ankle while a fourth is placed on the back, in an effort to replicate the normal configuration of muscles and tendons.
Pa. student's app shows passing time | Miami Herald
Todd Medema wants you to slow down and enjoy the view, even at the office.
The Carnegie Mellon University senior created an app to reimagine the concept of time. The World View Clock projects time-lapse photography behind a digital clock, showing users what iconic scenes around the world look like at the current time.
Will Parking Problems Slow the Rise of Electric Vehicles? | Design News
Battery-powered vehicles may now face a different kind of stumbling block on the path to widespread acceptance. A new study from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that over the next 30 years, penetration of EVs into the national fleet will be curtailed if society doesn't first find a way to solve its parking problem.
Researchers Made An Edible Battery Out Of Ink | Business Insider
A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon has developed a biodegradable battery derived from cuttlefish ink.
The Carnegie Mellon team has developed the battery and tested its power storage capacities, but no one has taken the big swallow yet.
Robotics Expert Warns Future 'Is Coming Much Faster Than We Think' | The Wall Street Journal's CIO Journal
"I think we need a serious public discussion ... about the relationship between people and robots, which is like a new species that we are inventing," says Illah R. Nourbakhsh, author and professor of robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. He's also the former robotics group lead at NASA's Ames Research Center.
CES 2014: Anki CEO - Toy Tech Informs Robotics | The Wall Street Journal
Boris Sofman, Carnegie Mellon robotics alum and Anki CEO, sees consumer and toy robots as a place to develop the technology that will power the next generation of consumer robotics.
Out in the Open: Meet Alphalem, an Open Source Brain Just for Robots | WIRED
Mike Lewis and Kartik Tiwari met as students in the robotics master's program at Carnegie Mellon University. After founding their own robotics company, dubbed Alphalem, they decided to build a flying drone that could take your photo.