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[VIDEO] Biologically accurate robot walking legs

A group of US researchers has produced a robotic set of legs which they believe is the first to fully model walking in a biologically accurate manner.

 

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Learn to program robots for free, on your own time

Learn to program robots for free, on your own time | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
TurtleBot wants to inspire and enable the next generation of robot programmers.
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GuardBot: US marines testing robot guard balls that can swim and roll on any terrain

GuardBot: US marines testing robot guard balls that can swim and roll on any terrain | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
An amphibious robot drone that was meant to go to Mars is now being repurposed as a guard during warfare
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DARPA and OSRF Developing Next-Gen Prosthetic Limbs in Simulation and Reality - IEEE Spectrum

DARPA and OSRF Developing Next-Gen Prosthetic Limbs in Simulation and Reality - IEEE Spectrum | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
DARPA wants amputees to have prosthetics that act, and feel, just like real arms
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Les robots traiteront 25% des tâches automatisables d'ici 10 ans, pour un gain de productivité de 9% en France

Les robots traiteront 25% des tâches automatisables d'ici 10 ans, pour un gain de productivité de 9% en France | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it

Les robots de nouvelle génération pourraient traiter 25% des tâches automatisables contre seulement 10% actuellement. Un gain de productivité de 9% pour la France, contre 21% pour l'Allemagne.

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#Mobilité : ez-Wheel annonce une levée de 5,3 millions d'euros pour développer sa roue électrique - Maddyness

#Mobilité : ez-Wheel annonce une levée de 5,3 millions d'euros pour développer sa roue électrique - Maddyness | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Lancée en 2009 et basée à Angoulême, la jeune pousse ez-Wheel vient d'annoncer avoir bouclé un tour de table de 5,3 millions d'euros
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These tiny robots could be a game changer with internal drug delivery

These tiny robots could be a game changer with internal drug delivery | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
"Micromisiles" are robots about 20 micrometers long - about half as long as a hair is thick -- designed to enter the stomach and deliver payloads of drugs to specific targets.
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How Uber's Autonomous Cars Will Destroy 10 Million Jobs and Reshape the Economy by 2025

How Uber's Autonomous Cars Will Destroy 10 Million Jobs and Reshape the Economy by 2025 | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
I have spent quite a bit of time lately thinking about autonomous cars, and I wanted to summarize my current thoughts and predictions. Most people - experts included - seem to think that the transi...
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The Dawn Of Our Robot Overlords Inches Closer As iRobot Starts VC Shop

The Dawn Of Our Robot Overlords Inches Closer As iRobot Starts VC Shop | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Robot domination may have just taken another step forward. Just as venture capital investments in robotics are beginning to take off, the granddaddy of..
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Family Robot Jibo Raises $25 Million In Series A Round

Family Robot Jibo Raises $25 Million In Series A Round | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
When Jibo launched its quirky family robot in a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo last summer, the startup raised a tidy sum of $2.3 million and pre-sold 4,800 robots. Now, investors want a piece too. The Cambridge, MA robotics startup announced today it's raised $25.3 million in a Series A round. New [...]
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A Million-Dollar Robot Suit Is Available On Amazon Japan

A Million-Dollar Robot Suit Is Available On Amazon Japan | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
A few years ago something called a Kuratas, a robotic mech suit that allowed the wearer to fire a BB Gatling gun whenever they smile at their vanquished..
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Augmented humans: 'In five years you’ll see exoskeletons on the building site'

Augmented humans: 'In five years you’ll see exoskeletons on the building site' | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
From paraplegics able to stand up from a wheelchair and walk again to workmen carrying heavy loads, robotics-enhanced humans are no longer just science fiction
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Robots, voitures et écrans connectés attendus au CES de Las Vegas

Robots, voitures et écrans connectés attendus au CES de Las Vegas | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Dans quelques jours s’ouvrira à Las Vegas le CES, le grand salon international des innovations technologiques. Un avant-goût de ce qui fera l'actualité high-tech en 2015.
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Platform Robot Can Perfectly Balance a Ball on its Center | Gadgets, Science & Technology

Platform Robot Can Perfectly Balance a Ball on its Center | Gadgets, Science & Technology | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
During the course of creating a full-body, six-degree-of-freedom motion platform for racing simulation, two San Jose State University students took a little ...
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Agriculture: quelle drone d’idée !

Agriculture: quelle drone d’idée ! | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
L'avenir de l'agriculture passe-t-il par les drones ? Si leur utilisation demeure encore ultra-confidentielle - difficile de trouver plus de quelques exploitants ayant déjà investi -, le Mondial d
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Le monde animal, terreau des futurs robots

Le monde animal, terreau des futurs robots | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Malgré les roues du 4 × 4 qui viennent de lui rouler dessus, le petit robot continue sa route comme si de rien n'était. A l'inverse de nombre...
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Les robots sont parmi nous

Les robots sont parmi nous | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Un robot chien... un robot fermeture-éclair... un robot qui aspire les cheveux de sa "patronne"... Notre quotidien au milieu des robots devient une réalité.
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Spot Is Boston Dynamics' Nimble New Quadruped Robot - IEEE Spectrum

Spot Is Boston Dynamics' Nimble New Quadruped Robot - IEEE Spectrum | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Boston Dynamics introduces a new quadruped that's quieter and more agile than LS3
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Drones for Good awards to give $1 million to UAVs that do things other than killing and spying

Drones for Good awards to give $1 million to UAVs that do things other than killing and spying | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Drones. Whether you love ’em or hate ’em, they’re here to stay. But while consumer drone enthusiasts fret over the unfeasi
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Google Lunar XPrize ramps up private moon race with $5 million in awards

Google Lunar XPrize ramps up private moon race with $5 million in awards | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
The biggest winner so far, Astrobotic, wants to change up the race by ferrying all its competitors' rovers to the moon and then racing them on the surface.
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Pay a robot scribe to pen letters in your handwriting - tech - 14 January 2015 - New Scientist

Pay a robot scribe to pen letters in your handwriting - tech - 14 January 2015 - New Scientist | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
For a fee, a machine holding an ordinary pen will ink out your message – sent via app – in a deceptively human hand
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Canonical Launches IoT Version Of Ubuntu Core

Canonical Launches IoT Version Of Ubuntu Core | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, wants to bring its operating system to more connected devices and intelligent objects with the..
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DARPA’s Incredible Humanoid Robot Can Now Walk On Its Own Two Feet, No Support Required

DARPA’s Incredible Humanoid Robot Can Now Walk On Its Own Two Feet, No Support Required | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Remember ATLAS? That massive walking robot that DARPA is building with (the now Google-owned) Boston Dynamics? Last time we saw it, it had two major flaws..
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Drones are getting better faster than anyone expected

For the past few years, one of the most exciting class of gadgets on display at CES has been drones. But the basic rules of what a drone was, and what it did, were stable. They got cheaper,...
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Robotbase Wants To Put An Intelligent Robot In Every House

Robotbase Wants To Put An Intelligent Robot In Every House | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
If it's up to Robotbase, you'll soon be coming home and a robot will greet you at the door. While you were away, the Robotbase Personal Robot patrolled your..
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Surprise : les Français enthousiastes à l'idée de vivre avec des robots

Surprise : les Français enthousiastes à l'idée de vivre avec des robots | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Une immense majorité de Français appréhende de manière positive l'arrivée des robots tant pour améliorer notre vie quotidienne que pour optimiser nos conditions de travail. Dans l'étude du cabinet Odoxa, le seul domaine où le développement des robots est perçu comme une menace est l’emploi.
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