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Tiny NanoQ quadrocopter could serve as an inexpensive research platform

Tiny NanoQ quadrocopter could serve as an inexpensive research platform | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
QFO Labs is attempting to launch a mini quadcopter toy called the NanoQ that uses tilt sensors for control.
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DARPA-funded inflatable robotics helps spark idea for silver screen star

DARPA-funded inflatable robotics helps spark idea for silver screen star | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The giant, balloon-like inflatable robot named Baymax in Disney's Big Hero 6 has its roots in real-world research conducted by iRobot Corporation, Carnegie Mellon University and Otherlab under DARPA's Maximum Mobility Manipulation (M3) program.
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CRASAR holds robotics workshop aimed at medical disasters

CRASAR holds robotics workshop aimed at medical disasters | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Texas A&M University CRASAR holds robotics workshop aimed at medical disasters Texas A&M University ebola workshop The Center for Robotic-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR), with funding from the Center for Emergency Informatics, and the TEEX...
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Hands-On With DJI’s New Inspire One Transforming Drone

Hands-On With DJI’s New Inspire One Transforming Drone | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
DJI's latest quadcopter is one of the most impressive flying rigs we've yet to see.
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'Dolphin' Robots Join Tech Effort on Antarctica's Melt

'Dolphin' Robots Join Tech Effort on Antarctica's Melt | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Dolphin-sized robots are giving clues to a thaw of Antarctica's ice in a sign of how technology is revolutionizing data collection in remote polar regions, s...
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5 Examples of Insect-Inspired Robotics

5 Examples of Insect-Inspired Robotics | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
RT @aimsinnovation: 5 Examples of Insect-Inspired Robotics http://t.co/tyqVwVjGmx
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Seen like an animal but reality it is different

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Birds (and dinosaurs) have a thing or two to teach running robots

Birds (and dinosaurs) have a thing or two to teach running robots | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Robots are generally programmed to keep a steady gait. But birds constantly speed up and slow down to accommodate obstacles. Copying their movement could help robots be safer and more efficient.
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Incredible Flying Robot Dragonfly

The boys travelled to Germany to capture stunning footage of the free-flying dragonfly robots, or BionicOpters, at the engineers playground - Festo. To find ...
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The Navy is building robotic weaponized boats

The Navy is building robotic weaponized boats | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Office of Naval Research has created an autonomous boat system that can spot an intruder, race toward it in a swarm, surround it and even fire on it if need be.
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Scientists Build Robots That Build Like Swarming Insects

Scientists Build Robots That Build Like Swarming Insects | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Scientists at Harvard University have developed small robots that were modeled after the swarming behavior of insects to build structures.
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Robots Able to Pick Peppers, Test Soil, and Prune Plants Aim To Replace Farm Workers

Robots Able to Pick Peppers, Test Soil, and Prune Plants Aim To Replace Farm Workers | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
At the turn of the last century, nearly half of the American workforce was dedicated to agriculture. Industrial inventions like the steel plow had

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A Simple Guide for Manufacturers on When to Choose a Robot

A Simple Guide for Manufacturers on When to Choose a Robot | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
When considering automation, the first thing that many people will imagine is a robot. As a result, many of us who work in the design of automated systems find that we receive a lot of questions about robots, some of which suggest an inaccurate understand

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Exoskeleton allows paraplegics to walk

Exoskeleton allows paraplegics to walk | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The idea of "wearable robots" may seem like something out of a movie, but this technology is already being used in real life.
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Self-Assembling Transformer Furniture Robots Put Ikea to Shame

Self-Assembling Transformer Furniture Robots Put Ikea to Shame | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
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Self-Assembling Transformer Furniture Robots Put Ikea to Shame
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As far as shape-shifting robots go, morphing from a table to a bench is about the least exciting transformation there is.
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intéressant, amusant, créatif , bref, j'aime ! 

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Autonomous, human-sized security robots are almost here

Autonomous, human-sized security robots are almost here | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
You might not see quite so many security guards on the beat in the future. After roughly a year of work, Knightscope is almost ready to deploy the K5, a
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3D Robotics' new modular drone will photograph and map your house

3D Robotics' new modular drone will photograph and map your house | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The X8+ is less than half the price of the Inspire 1, DJI’s latest drone.
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'Muscles' Triggered by Electricity Could Power Tiny Robots

'Muscles' Triggered by Electricity Could Power Tiny Robots | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Tiny electrically activated "muscles" could one day give rise to microscopic robots that are smaller than a grain of sand, researchers say.
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Robotic Micro-Scallops Can Swim Through Your Eyeballs

Robotic Micro-Scallops Can Swim Through Your Eyeballs | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Tiny robots modeled on scallops are able to swim through all the fluids in your body
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The Lowe's Robot and the Future of Service Work

The Lowe's Robot and the Future of Service Work | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Will robots support or supplant workers in service jobs?
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Now in aisle 3 at Lowe's: robots

Now in aisle 3 at Lowe's: robots | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Lowe's is testing whether robots can improve its customer service, like helping a shopper find a match for something as simple as a nail.
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Giant 3D-printed robot spider

Giant 3D-printed robot spider | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
A robotics PhD student has created a 3D-printed, iPad controlled robot spider that can view its terrain for better creeping .
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Silicone sensors give robot fingers the human touch

Silicone sensors give robot fingers the human touch | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Silicone sensors give robot fingers the human touch
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Robot arms that can feel as well as grip are on the way, but developing a bionic nervous system is expensive and complicated.
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8 Most Influential People in Drones

8 Most Influential People in Drones | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Who will be the most influential people in drones? We've identified some thought-leaders, innovators in the areas of business, politics, media, and law.
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These autonomous, floating robots are embarking on their first trip out along the Alaskan coast.

These autonomous, floating robots are embarking on their first trip out along the Alaskan coast. | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
These autonomous, floating robots are embarking on their first trip out along the Alaskan coast.
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MIT robotics experts create pair of shoulder-mounted arms to give us six limbs - Daily Mail

MIT robotics experts create pair of shoulder-mounted arms to give us six limbs - Daily Mail | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Daily Mail MIT robotics experts create pair of shoulder-mounted arms to give us six limbs Daily Mail MIT's robotic arms may resemble those of Spider Man villain Otto Octavius, or Dr Octopus (pictured) but unlike the comic book creations, they are...
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At Harvard, swarming robots that mimic termites

At Harvard, swarming robots that mimic termites | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Harvard researchers create a group of "swarm robots" that could be used for dangerous construction jobs.
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