Posts Tagged ‘robotics’

robotic arm and hand with a pointer finger extended

Collaborative Work

Kahn Foundation gift will expand Michigan-Israel research partnership. Consider a future in which robots work alongside humans to search for disaster survivors and seniors monitor their response to bacterial infections in real time. A $20 million gift from the D. Dan and Betty Kahn Foundation will expand collaboration among researchers at the University of Michigan,…

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Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot

EduTech Products for School Days

The kids have been back in school for almost two months and should be getting back into the school rhythm. So much has changed from when today’s parents were in school. One major change is the type of technology our kids use. Above: Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot While parents remember when schools had a few computers…

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Team Mayim Menches: Addison Fleishman, Eliana Mayerson, Daria Gutmann and Elyse Fleishman. Esther Matthies was unable to attend the event. PHOTO CREDIT: Jill Gutmann

Legos Competition

Jill Gutmann Special to the Jewish News Hillel Girl Scouts bring home innovation trophy. Legos! I don’t like Legos,” Daria yelled to me (her mom) as I told her I signed her up for a Lego robotics team. I knew she would love building and creating with Legos if she just gave it a chance. …

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Frankel robotics team members crowd around a robot they made.

Technion Bound – RoboTraffic

Frankel robotics team represents U.S. in Israel at international competition. A recent morning visit to Frankel Jewish Academy found normally bustling hallways uncharacteristically calm, with an occasional teacher sighting replacing the rumpus of students traversing the terrain. Parent-teacher conferences were the cause.  Yet, despite being cloistered in a science lab, the sounds of tinkering —…

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