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Companies Making The Necessary Transition From Industrial To Service Robots - Singularity Hub

Companies Making The Necessary Transition From Industrial To Service Robots - Singularity Hub | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Singularity HubCompanies Making The Necessary Transition From Industrial To Service RobotsSingularity HubToday's factory robots are solitary precision instruments, mimicking the repertoire of capabilities of skilled craftsmen while repeating a...
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Robots Mimic Disappearing Cockroaches - LiveScience.com

Robots Mimic Disappearing Cockroaches - LiveScience.com | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
UC BerkeleyRobots Mimic Disappearing CockroachesLiveScience.comA robot that copies how cockroaches and geckos can disappear under ledges in the blink of an eye could lead to search-and-rescue droids with animal-like maneuverability, researchers say.
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Drones to play key part in surf safety

Drones to play key part in surf safety | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
FUTURISTIC technology normally used for military operations could soon be monitoring bathers and sharks off Australian beaches.
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Students invent robot to dismantle bombs

Students invent robot to dismantle bombs | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Ugandan news, news in Uganda, Kampala, Uganda, breaking news, news, besigye, museveni, yoweri, new vision, vision news, vision...
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Robots lift China's factories to new heights | News | Tech | London Free Press

Robots lift China's factories to new heights | News | Tech | London Free Press | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The giant orange robotic arms that swiftly weld together car frames at the Great Wall Motors factory in Baoding might seem like the perfect answer to China's fast-rising labor costs - they don't ask for a raise, get injured or go on strike.
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Robot Futures - Dan O'Hara

What is a robot? Is it a piece of hardware? Is it software? Is it both? Is it supposed to look like us? Are spambots robots?
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RobotShop “The Amazon of Robotics” is the 63rd Fastest Growing Company in Canada! - RobotShop Blog

RobotShop “The Amazon of Robotics” is the 63rd Fastest Growing Company in Canada! - RobotShop Blog | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The 24th annual PROFIT 200 ranking of the top 200 Canada's fastest-growing company has been released today.
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SWUMANIOD – Swimming humanoid robot

SWUMANIOD – Swimming humanoid robot | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

There many different types of humanoid robots out there but this is the first one created solely for swimming. SWUMANIOD (SWimming + hUMANOID) was created by researchers Motomu Nakashima and Chung Changhyun of ...

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Robot man is coming to India - Times of India

Robot man is coming to India - Times of India | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robot man is coming to IndiaTimes of IndiaIt refers to a being with both, biological and artificial (electronic, mechanical or robotic) parts.
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Microsoft gets with the robot program - The Canberra Times

Microsoft gets with the robot program - The Canberra Times | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The Canberra TimesMicrosoft gets with the robot programThe Canberra TimesIf computers and robots one day surpass humans in their learning abilities, artificial intelligence researcher Stephen Gould could help make it happen.
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Meet ROBOT-Rx, The Robot Pharmacist Doling Out 350 Million Doses Per Year - Singularity Hub

Meet ROBOT-Rx, The Robot Pharmacist Doling Out 350 Million Doses Per Year - Singularity Hub | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Singularity HubMeet ROBOT-Rx, The Robot Pharmacist Doling Out 350 Million Doses Per YearSingularity HubBut after the pharmacist has double-checked the prescription and answered your questions, why not let robots count the pills out for them?
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Quadrotor Learns How Not To Swing Stuff - IEEE Spectrum

Quadrotor Learns How Not To Swing Stuff - IEEE Spectrum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Researchers develop an algorithm that allows a UAV to carry a slung load without swinging it all over the place (Quadrotor Learns How Not To Swing Stuff http://t.co/UNzzhdTF...)...
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Oryx 2.0 Robotics Team Captures Win at NASA Competition | WPI ...

Oryx 2.0 Robotics Team Captures Win at NASA Competition | WPI ... | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
For the second consecutive year, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) student robotics engineering team has won the Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Exploration Robo-Ops ...
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“Last Moment Robot”? - First Things (blog)

“Last Moment Robot”? - First Things (blog) | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
First Things (blog)“Last Moment Robot”?First Things (blog)The “Last Moment Robot” has been created to be your companion as you shuffle off this mortal coil. From the CNET story: I am the Last Moment Robot.
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TORC Sponsors Driverless Car Summit 2012 | TORC Media Center

TORC Sponsors Driverless Car Summit 2012 | TORC Media Center | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
TORC Robotics is proud to sponsor the first annual Driverless Car Summit 2012, held by AUVSI...
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Student Names Hospital's Robot

Student Names Hospital's Robot | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Keagan Williams, a Mission Road Elementary School fifth-grader, won a contest for “Leonardo.”...
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HUBO 2 has articulated hands, can walk 2 km on a charge: yours for $400k

HUBO 2 has articulated hands, can walk 2 km on a charge: yours for $400k | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
HUBO has come so far from mastering the basics of mobility.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Robot Study Buddies: How Robotic Technology is Helping Students Learn | Online Schools

INFOGRAPHIC: Robot Study Buddies: How Robotic Technology is Helping Students Learn | Online Schools | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Who knew robotic technology can help students learn? Check out this infographic to learn more about how robots can help students with their academic studies!
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DVICE: Meet your quadrocopter jogging companion

DVICE: Meet your quadrocopter jogging companion | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

 I want it. Want. Want. Want. And wait - I'm time poor. I'll pay extra for not having to build it myself. This is the robot tipping point from science fair to startup. That's where robots become product not research, so it's not a given that anyone wants to build the business not the robot.

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Elgan: Robots will soon deliver pizza

Elgan: Robots will soon deliver pizza | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Google, as well as car companies and universities are making incredible advances in the technology for self-driving cars, and that technology will enable the robot revolution.
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ApriPetit, The Latest Talkative and Cute Robot | Geeky Gadgets

ApriPetit, The Latest Talkative and Cute Robot | Geeky Gadgets | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robots are hard to communicate with, but Toshiba wants to remedy that. Which is why their R&D department built ApriPetit, a successor to their larger ApriPoco. This little robot is cute and stands about six inches tall.
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Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Robot cameras will capture Her Majesty on board - Daily Mail

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Robot cameras will capture Her Majesty on board - Daily Mail | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Daily MailQueen's Diamond Jubilee: Robot cameras will capture Her Majesty on boardDaily MailBy Mail On Sunday Reporter Some of the most intimate shots of the Royal Family ever taken will be captured by eight 'hidden' and robotically controlled...
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