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Robots Using Tools: With New Grant, Researchers Aim to Create ‘MacGyver’ Robot | School of Interactive Computing

Robots Using Tools: With New Grant, Researchers Aim to Create ‘MacGyver’ Robot | School of Interactive Computing | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

“Our goal is to develop a robot that behaves like MacGyver, the television character from the 1980s who solved complex problems and escaped dangerous situations by using everyday objects and materials he found at hand,” said Stilman, an assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech.

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iRobot to refine inflatable robotic arm to cut costs and improve performance in difficult conditions - Military & Aerospace Electronics

iRobot to refine inflatable robotic arm to cut costs and improve performance in difficult conditions - Military & Aerospace Electronics | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

iRobot specializes in a wide variety of robotic systems ranging from ground and underwater unmanned vehicles, to automatic floor scrubbers and vacuum cleaners.

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Robot Finger Does What Your Finger Can't - IEEE Spectrum

Robot Finger Does What Your Finger Can't - IEEE Spectrum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
These robot fingers add entirely new axes of motion to the traditional robotic gripper...
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Canada's next-generation spaceship robotic arms

Canada's next-generation spaceship robotic arms | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Canada's history of spacecraft robotics gets a boost with new generation of "Canadarms"...
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Robotic grippers based on granular jamming

This video is a high level introduction to our jamming-based robot grippers for a general audience. Cornell Creative Machines Lab: http://creativemachines.co...
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