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Robotic fish makes waves in Bath

Robotic fish makes waves in Bath | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Bath have used nature for inspiration in designing a new type of swimming robot which could bring a breakthrough in submersible technology. Conventional submarine robots are powered by ...
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Oil Giant To Launch Fleet Of Ocean-Going Robots

Oil Giant To Launch Fleet Of Ocean-Going Robots | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Schlumberger, the global oil and gas technology behemoth, and Liquid Robotics launched a joint venture Thursday to deploy the Silicon Valley startup’s ocean-going robots to provide exploration and monitoring services for the offshore oil industry.
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Soft, Floating Robots Connect to Form Larger Squishy 'Bot

Soft, Floating Robots Connect to Form Larger Squishy 'Bot | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The future of robotics is soft and modular, or at least that's they way some of the robotics gurus at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne envision things moving. Rigid robots are fine, but true versatility in the robotic ...
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Life-Sized Boxing Robots Pack A Punch

Life-Sized Boxing Robots Pack A Punch | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Life-Sized Boxing Robots Pack A PunchDiscovery NewsThese fighting bots are controlled with Kinect for Windows PC to control motion and deliver blows.and more »...
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Are insect robots the future of military drones?

Are insect robots the future of military drones? | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
If you are talking about big boys' toys, then surely being part of the military's hush-hush research and development team would place you squarely in the front line of being able to play with such new technology.
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Japanese Hair Washing Robot

Japanese Hair Washing Robot | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Japanese giant Panasonic has come up with a robot that can wash and blow dry hair. The product due for release next year is aimed to help the elderly population in Japan, and is seen as being a great aid to the rapidly ...
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Cornell researchers create robot to assist elderly, disabled

Cornell researchers create robot to assist elderly, disabled | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Cornell researchers create robot to assist elderly, disabledIthaca JournalITHACA -- Personal robots may still feel like a futuristic concept but to researchers in Cornell's Robot Learning Lab, they may become a domestic reality sooner ...
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Personal Robots Not Ready For You Yet

Personal Robots Not Ready For You Yet | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it

You Know You Want One: Personal Robots Not Ready For You YetWBURA Silicon Valley company hopes to make a Jetsons-style robot a reality in your home. But the personal robotics industry has a few hurdles to jump before you ...

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Boeing's Phantom Eye autonomous robotic aircraft makes its first flight

Boeing's Phantom Eye autonomous robotic aircraft makes its first flight | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Boeing's Phantom Eye unmanned autonomous aircraft made its first flight on June 1st.
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Domesticated robots are at our doorstep ready to serve

Domesticated robots are at our doorstep ready to serve | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
For $US500 you can buy the Roomba 770 vacuum cleaning robot made by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology spin-off company. But why would you do that when you can buy much the same thing locally from ...
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Bio-Robotics: Biology Goes High-Tech

Bio-Robotics: Biology Goes High-Tech | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Bay Area may be the high-tech capital of the nation, but increasingly, biologists working at some of the area's universities are turning to.
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Insect-inspired flying robot smacks panes sans pain

Insect-inspired flying robot smacks panes sans pain | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Insect-inspired flying robot smacks panes sans painCNETResearchers at Switzerland's Laboratory of Intelligent Systems are working on a robot that can collide with windows and other obstacles, fall, then get up and fly ...
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Mail.ru CEO Starts $25 Million Fund To Spark Personal Robotics Start-Ups

Mail.ru CEO Starts $25 Million Fund To Spark Personal Robotics Start-Ups | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Mail.ru CEO Starts $25 Million Fund To Spark Personal Robotics Start-Ups #TechCrunch #Funding http://t.co/vLecMpEs...
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Grishin Robotics to Fund Robotic Future

Grishin Robotics to Fund Robotic Future | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Grishin Robotics to Fund Robotic Future (Grishin Robotics to Fund Robotic Future:

Robotics used in home maintenance, education, healthcare, entertainme...)...
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Exoskeletons await in work/care closet

Exoskeletons await in work/care closet | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
There are friendly smiles on the faces of the engineering students peering past their PCs and half-finished gadget designs in the Tokyo lab as I try to lift 40 kg of rice.
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Robot cranks out 2500 sushi pieces per hour

Robot cranks out 2500 sushi pieces per hour | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Robot cranks out 2500 sushi pieces per hourCNETSuzumo's latest robot chef can fill your belly with endless tofu-wrapped rice balls for a cool $50000. Read this blog post by Tim Hornyak on Crave.
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Mexican Jumping Beans Inspire Smart Robotic Sensors

Mexican Jumping Beans Inspire Smart Robotic Sensors | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Researchers are using the jumping beans' movements to program wheeled robots and see a future of small robotic sensors that utilize bean behavior.
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Robot 'Skin' Built With Touch Superior to Humans

Robot 'Skin' Built With Touch Superior to Humans | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
TG DailyRobot 'Skin' Built With Touch Superior to HumansPC MagazineRobots may not have a sense of emotional feeling, but thanks to researchers at the University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering, they may ...USC Engineers Create...
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Robotics Research Grant Opportunity

Robotics Research Grant Opportunity | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Clearpath Robotics is offering a grant to academic researchers who use ROS. Equipment grants for robotics research are often hard to come by. To remedy this, Clearpath Robotics started the PartnerBot Grant Program in the ...
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BioTac robot finger identifies surfaces better than humans

BioTac robot finger identifies surfaces better than humans | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Jun. 20, 2012 - Giving robots the capacity to comprehend human emotion may still be a faraway dream, but the ability to feel is well within their grasp. Numerous.
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Quadrotor UAVs used to wirelessly deliver power

Quadrotor UAVs used to wirelessly deliver power | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Roboticists have developed a quadrotor that can charge devices while hovering near them.
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X-47B unmanned robot aircraft completes first major phase of flight-testing

X-47B unmanned robot aircraft completes first major phase of flight-testing | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Northrop Grumman-built X-47B has successfully completed the first major phase of flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
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Baby robot learns first words from human teacher

Baby robot learns first words from human teacher | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Wired.co.ukBaby robot learns first words from human teacherNew ScientistA robot that begins by babbling nonsense can produce real words by interacting with a teacher, just like a human child.New Discoveries With Language Learning RobotsScience Daily...
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West Seattle teens' underwater robot diving into international competition

West Seattle teens' underwater robot diving into international competition | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
West Seattle Blog (blog)West Seattle teens' underwater robot diving into international ...West Seattle Blog (blog)We are participating in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Competition.
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The Uncanny Valley

The Uncanny Valley | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Four decades ago, Japanese roboticist Masahiro Mori wrote a seminal essay introducing the concept of the uncanny valley.
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