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MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shots

MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shots | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
OpenFile Calgary (blog)MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shotsCalgary HeraldCALGARY — After five-year-old Jacob Crawford received his flu shot last October, he wouldn't stop talking about a robot.
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little robot arms doing strategy.....cool but scary

little robot arms doing strategy.....cool but scary | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Imagine a tiny snake robot crawling through your body, helping a surgeon identify diseases and perform operations. It's not science fiction. Scientists and doctors are using the creeping metallic tools to perform surgery on ...
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Tool-Wielding Robots Crawl in Bodies for Surgery - ABC News

Tool-Wielding Robots Crawl in Bodies for Surgery - ABC News | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Tool-Wielding Robots Crawl in Bodies for SurgeryABC NewsImagine a tiny snake robot crawling through your body, helping a surgeon identify diseases and perform operations. It's not science fiction.
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RHex Rough-Terrain Robot

RHex is a 30-lb robot designed for mobility on rough terrain. It is operated remotely via an RF link that includes a high-resolution video uplink. RHex can o...
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Robot Finger Does What Your Finger Can't

Robot Finger Does What Your Finger Can't | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
These robot fingers add entirely new axes of motion to the traditional robotic gripper (#robotics RT @AutomatonBlog Robot Finger Does What Your Finger Can't http://t.co/9ZtIsdp9...)...
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MicroFly, a Wifi-controlled nanoquad project, makes its Kickstarter goal - DIY Drones

MicroFly, a Wifi-controlled nanoquad project, makes its Kickstarter goal - DIY Drones | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
MicroFly, an open source nanoquad, hit its Kickstarter funder target of $5,000 and will be funded.
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Robotic falconry: winged unit lands on you

Robotic falconry: winged unit lands on you | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
It doesn't have four rotors, but this advanced-glider is every bit as impressive as the most complicated of quadrotor offerings. It's the first glider that can successfully perch on your arm.
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New robotic English teacher debuts in Taiwan

New robotic English teacher debuts in Taiwan | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
A new locally developed robot programmed to teach English made its debut in Taiwan Friday, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported.
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Tiny robots for less invasive surgery

Tiny robots for less invasive surgery | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Tiny robots for less invasive surgeryScience Daily (press release)EU-funded researchers are developing innovative micro-robotics and micro-system technologies to make such surgeries less complicated, invasive and costly.
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Navy ships to carry deep sea robot subs

Navy ships to carry deep sea robot subs | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
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Robot tide monitor helps fisherman and people

Robot tide monitor helps fisherman and people | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
A robotic device suspended under the ocean surface from a buoy off the New Hampshire coast is monitoring seawater for evidence of the red tide, clusters of microscopic plants that release toxins into fish and shellfish, making ...
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Telepresence robot to be used in Australian museum

Telepresence robot to be used in Australian museum | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Australian National Museum together with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation or CSIRO are working on a robot that will enable students to examine exhibits from different angles in a ...
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Oryx 2.0 at NASA's Exploration Robo-Ops Challenge

Oryx 2.0 at NASA's Exploration Robo-Ops Challenge | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Before all the excitement about space exploration arrives in WPI campus for the NASA Sample Return Robot Challenge, it is only appropriate if we visit NASA's Rock Yard with one of our robots. Oryx 2.0 will be participating in ...
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Zombie Robots Dancing to 'Thriller'

Zombie Robots Dancing to 'Thriller' | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
These robots were designed by the French team Aldebaran Robotics, and programmed by the Nonlinear System Laboratory at MIT. (Yeah, I study robot choreography at MIT. No big deal.) They are synchronized over Wi-Fi, ...
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Autonomous Vehicle Technologies Being Tested on Virginia Smart Road

Autonomous Vehicle Technologies Being Tested on Virginia Smart Road | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
TORC Robotics recently tested its Long-Range Obstacle Detection (LROD) software and sensing payload on the Virginia Smart Road located at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI).
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THE INTELLIGENCE REVOLUTION

THE INTELLIGENCE REVOLUTION - Visions Of The Future - BBC In the opening instalment, Kaku explains how artificial intelligence will revolutionise homes, work...
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DMC Demonstrates Ekso 'Wearable Robot'

DMC Demonstrates Ekso 'Wearable Robot' | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The hope of walking again is becoming a reality for many thanks to a new piece of technology at a local hospital.
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This Tiny Flying Robot Is Built Like a Pop-Up Book

This Tiny Flying Robot Is Built Like a Pop-Up Book | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Here comes the robot apocalypse: Harvard researchers build inch-long flying robots using techniques from microchip manufacturing, origami, and pop-up books.
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Even a group of dancing robotics can be complex

Even a group of dancing robotics can be complex | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Syncrhonizing Robots : Contraction theory is used to allow each robot in the group to synchronize to a common virtual oscillator, and quorum sensing strategies are exploited to fit within the available bandwidth.
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All About NASA’s Curiosity Rover

All About NASA’s Curiosity Rover | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
NASA may not be sending up manned shuttles anymore, but that doesn’t mean we’re done exploring the solar system — not by a long shot.
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Robots and Avatars - Our Colleagues and Playmates of the Future

Robots and Avatars - Our Colleagues and Playmates of the Future | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
This innovative project explores how young people will work and play with new representational forms of themselves and others in virtual and physical life in the next 10-15 years.
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Robot Lifeguards may soon be on patrol

Robot Lifeguards may soon be on patrol | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Lifeguards in California are testing a robotic lifeguard named Emily that could speed up rescues and save lives. Once a lifeguard launches Emily in the water, the robot, which resembles a small motorboat, can speed across ...
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Students Create Award-Winning Robot That Cleans Solar Panels

Students Create Award-Winning Robot That Cleans Solar Panels | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Students from CalTech and UCLA won the DOE's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition for designing a robot that cleans solar panels.
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Northeastern University students develop eye controlled robotic arm

Northeastern University students develop eye controlled robotic arm | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
As an alternative to receiving brain implants for robotic arm dominance assistance, check out this surprisingly cheap eye-tracking solution developed by.
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Shared Interactive Telepresence

Shared Interactive Telepresence | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Shared telepresence experiences allow even the boundaries of gender, race, physical mobility or other separating factors to be minimized.
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