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Be The Robot (BERO)-Bluetooth Controlled Open Source Robot

BERO - A 4" multi-motor animated mobile robot with sound for being controlled by an Open Source Android / iOS APP via Bluetooth.
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Botiful, social telepresence robot for Android

Botiful is an Android powered robot revolutionizing the way you communicate with distant people.
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Review: 'How to Build an Android' by David F. Dufty

Review: 'How to Build an Android' by David F. Dufty | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
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In 2005, at the edge of robotics, a curious project took shape: an android that was an eerily realistic copy of science fiction authorPhilip K. Dick. It looked like Philip K. Dick. It wore his clothes. Using sophisticated software that drew upon hundreds of interviews as well as Dick's many published books, it even talked something like Philip K. Dick.

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What's On - Sayonara: Android-Human Theatre

What's On - Sayonara: Android-Human Theatre | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

Sayonara is the result of a unique collaboration between one of Japan’s award-winning theatre directors Oriza Hirata in collaboration with robotics specialist Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, Osaka University and ATR Intelligent Robotics & Communications Laboratory.

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Melanie Hall: Science at the movies: Prometheus and artificial intelligence

Melanie Hall: Science at the movies: Prometheus and artificial intelligence | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

The search for the origins of humanity, meeting one's maker, and discovering why we are here: Ridley Scott's latest film Prometheus tackles some big themes. But arguably the most interesting one surrounds the issue of what it is to be human, raised in the form of the android David.

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