Posts Tagged ‘robotics’

Robotics Contest Getting a Reboot for Denton Students

Posted by Lance Murray

After a five-year hiatus, DC BEST is on its way back.

The name is an acronym for Denton County’s Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology Robotics competition, a six-week extracurricular robotics contest in the fall for Denton County middle and high …

Innovative Spaces: Pasta Maker Goes High-Tech with Robotics

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas Innovates Innovative Spaces SeriesLa Moderna has incorporated state-of-art technology and robotics into its new $50 million pasta plant and U.S. Headquarters in Cleburne. The 150,000-square-foot facility is the first La Moderna plant in the United States, and is unlike any of the company’s

Boost to Education: Hunt, TI Foundations & Texas Workforce Commission Donate Funds to Local Schools

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter


The Nancy Ann Hunt Foundation has given Southern Methodist University a $15 million gift to continue support of the prestigious Hunt Leadership Scholars Program.

The donation will be split, with $10 million dedicated …

UTA Emotional Robotics Lab
Looks at Human-Robot Bonds

Posted by Lance Murray

Can a robot fill in the emotional gap needed to be a companion or caretaker to humans, providing emotional or physical support?

That’s what the new Emotional Robotics Living Lab at the University of Texas at Arlington is looking into.

ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index Tops $1B

Posted by Lance Murray

Four years after its launch, Dallas-based ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index ETF (ROBO) has topped $1 billion in assets under management.

The ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index, the original exchange traded fund dedicated to robotics investing, is composed …

Robotics Gives Sunset Special Ed Students a Taste of STEM

Posted by Heather Noel

You can’t.

That phrase doesn’t exist in Pauline Tatum’s special education classroom at Sunset High School — especially when it comes to robotics.

“I think there’s been a stereotype with these kids that they can’t do it, so I’m saying …

DFW Teams Headed to World Robotics Event

Posted by Julia Batlle

Three area student teams placed for their innovative designs at the ninth annual North Texas FIRST LEGO League Regional Championship Robotics Tournament Feb. 4 at Parish Episcopal School.

The annual competition, produced by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, …

Plano-based Aerospace Automator Buys Boeing Robotics Supplier

Posted by Heather Noel

Plano-based Advanced Integration Technology is amping up its robotic technologies by acquiring KUKA Systems Aerospace North America for an undisclosed amount. 

AIT and KUKA Aero are leaders in aerospace factory automation and robotics integration as well as suppliers of aircraft …

Fort Worth Library Opens Free Makerspace

Posted by Heather Noel

Fort Worth now has its first free makerspace.

Housed inside the Fort Worth Library’s Northwest Branch, Panther Lab Makerspace will focus on coding, robotics, 3D printing, video creation, and more. There will be open studio times as well as organized …

3 Things: Can’t Make Class? TWU Student Sends Robot

Posted by Amanda Hayes

Today’s stories include a TWU graduate student who was able to learn using robot technology, a new female-only ride-sharing app may launch in Dallas, and TI announces a new STEM education series in partnership with an NFL player.

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