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Pourquoi Google s'emballe pour les robots

Pourquoi Google s'emballe pour les robots | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
En six mois, Google a racheté huit start-up spécialisées dans les robots. Le but ? Devenir le leader de la robotique.
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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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Toyota teste ses robots d’aide à la rééducation

Le géant nippon Toyota teste des robots d’aide à la rééducation dans les hôpitaux japonais.
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Tim Draper and Robolution Capital Lead Seed Round Investment In Neurala

Tim Draper and Robolution Capital Lead Seed Round Investment In Neurala | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
About Neurala, Inc. Neurala, Inc., (http://www.neurala.com), founded in 2006, builds software that makes robots smarter so that people can tell a robot what to do instead of how to do it. A pioneer in deep learning technologies that mimic the functions of the human brain, Neurala was named one of the 50 most influential robotics... Read more »
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Philippe Roussel's curator insight, December 11, 2014 3:41 AM

Tout un symbole : le 1er investissement du fond d'investissement Français abondé par l'Etat Français est réalisé dans une entreprise Américaine. Je me souviens encore du magnifique discours de Bruno Bonnell à Toulouse lors de l'annonce de la création du fond : Robolution Capital avait pour vocation d'investir essentiellement dans des entreprises Françaises, voir Européenne, mais à la marge ... Je suis très déçu.

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Your Food Is Going To Be Grown By Robots, As They Take Over The Farm

Your Food Is Going To Be Grown By Robots, As They Take Over The Farm | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Self-driving tractors. Robots that do the weeding. The days of the farmhand may be numbered.
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John Payne's curator insight, December 6, 2014 12:40 PM

Not all of these developments lead to improvements in agricultural practice, but some certainly do.

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K5, le robot autonome, surveille le campus Californien de Microsoft

K5, le robot autonome, surveille le campus Californien de Microsoft | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
K5, le robot autonome, cousin du R2D2 de Star Wars, assure la sécurité du campus californien de Microsoft depuis la semaine dernière.
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These Cool Robots Are Processing Your Amazon Orders

These Cool Robots Are Processing Your Amazon Orders | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Amazon may be developing drones for the future, but here's something for the here and now. A veritable feast of robots that will appeal to anyone who is into..
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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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This large 'stick bug' robot has a name, and it's Hector

Imagine a giant, mechanical stick bug that comfortably traverse small steps and rough rough terrain like loose gravel. In other words, all the normal accommodations that'd hypothetically keep these...
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Double amputee controls two robotic arms with his mind

Double amputee controls two robotic arms with his mind | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
Here's one other DARPA-funded robotic limb controlled by thoughts alone -- actually make that two, because Colorado man Les Baugh had two bionic arms att
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TEDxNASA: Dennis Hong introduces seven award-winnning robots from Virginia Tech

TEDxNASA: Dennis Hong introduces seven award-winnning robots from Virginia Tech | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it

Dennis Hong introduces seven award-winnning, all-terrain robots -- like the humanoid, soccer-playing DARwIn and the cliff-gripping CLIMBeR -- all built by his team at RoMeLa, Virginia Tech. Watch to the end to hear the five creative secrets to his lab's incredible technical success.
(Filmed at TEDxNASA.)

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Chez Amazon, les robots remplacent les humains pour Noël

Chez Amazon, les robots remplacent les humains pour Noël | Robolution Capital | Scoop.it
VIDÉOS - Pour tenir le choc du rythme effréné de la période de Noël, Amazon a «embauché» pas moins de 15.000 robots pour préparer les commandes de fin d'année dans ses entrepôts.
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