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Navy robocopters to size up pirate ships

Navy robocopters to size up pirate ships | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Navy is using a three-dimensional imaging system and high-definition cameras on a drone helicopter set to identify potential pirate ships.
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Skookum Robotics SK-540 Prototype Test

Skookum Robotics SK-540 Prototype Test | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Here is a fantastic vid showing the performance of the new Skookum Robotics SK540 Flybarless System. This vid has Skookum Team Pilot Alvin Chai flying his Gaui X5 and an Outrage Velocity 50 N2 test heli with prototype ...
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Teddy bear-faced robot to help injured soldiers

Teddy bear-faced robot to help injured soldiers | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Zee NewsTeddy bear-faced robot to help injured soldiersZee NewsHowever, the Bear robot, which is six feet tall and made of aluminium, is no robo-doc and it won't apply tourniquets or sweep for bullets on a fallen buddy anytime soon, Fox News...
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RC Car to Robot

RC Car to Robot | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Converting an RC car into a robot is a quick and easy way to get started with robotics. At the very least, when you get bored of playing with your ...
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Skype Robot Follows You Around The House

Skype Robot Follows You Around The House | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
There’s a scene in Demolition Man where Nigel Hawthorne’s character is having a teleconference, and the screens swivel around to follow him around the room — that was pretty heavy stuff back in 1993. The logical endpoint for that kind of technology?
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Oscillating gel acts like artificial skin, giving robots potential ability to ‘feel’

Oscillating gel acts like artificial skin, giving robots potential ability to ‘feel’ | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
A gel can be resuscitated in a fashion similar to a medical cardiopulmonary resuscitation, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the (Oscillating gel acts like artificial skin, giving robots potential ability to ‘feel’ http://t.co/MCBj1tnW...
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Cubelets used in the real world and modular robotics

Cubelets used in the real world, and the awesomeness of modular robotics. If you think that modular robotics is cool, but that it will not be available or usable for a very long time, think again. It is actually both available and used right now!
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This Week In Bots: The Making Robots Touchy-Feely Edition | Fast Company

This Week In Bots: The Making Robots Touchy-Feely Edition | Fast Company | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
nasa robotThis happened recently, and we had to show it to you.
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Meet the Robot That Can Run Like a Human

Meet the Robot That Can Run Like a Human | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Meet the Robot That Can Run Like a HumanPCWorldBy David Daw, PCWorld Mar 27, 2012 2:37 PM We've seen a lot of robots able to walk over the last decade or two, but most of these bots have seemed, well, a little clumsy.
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Mini Humanoid Robots Battle For The Robo-One 2012 Tournament

Mini Humanoid Robots Battle For The Robo-One 2012 Tournament | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
In Japan this month the Robo-One tournament has taken place, in which mini robots battle it out against each other to see who will be supreme champion.
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An Inexpensive Self-Balancing Robot

An Inexpensive Self-Balancing Robot | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
This self-balancing robot was designed and built by Kerry Wong and uses just a few ICs and some basic electronic components to get the job done.
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New surgery goes the way of robots

New surgery goes the way of robots | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
New surgery goes the way of robotsAustin NewsEarlier this month at KXAN's ATXpansion town hall event on healthcare, one of the advances in medicine we discussed was the rise in robotic surgery and its advantages.
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Robotic lake lander could explore bodies of water on other planets

Robotic lake lander could explore bodies of water on other planets | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Ask someone to picture a robotic roving vehicle, and chances are they'll think of something with wheels, like the Mars Rover. If an alien civilization were sending a craft to explore Earth, however, they might be better off using a ...
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AI robot: how machine intelligence is evolving

AI robot: how machine intelligence is evolving | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The GuardianAI robot: how machine intelligence is evolvingThe GuardianA population of 20 robots are first placed one by one in front of a mirror and they begin to explore the shapes they can make using their bodies in the mirror.
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Robotic Suits For Hire | Rehabilitation Robotics

You can rent almost anything these days, including, if you're in Japan, a robotic suit. These high-tech suits are designed to help.
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Robotic Jellyfish: Unlikely but Formidable Monitor of Earth's Oceans

Robotic Jellyfish: Unlikely but Formidable Monitor of Earth's Oceans | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Weird Asia News (press release)Robotic Jellyfish: Unlikely but Formidable Monitor of Earth's OceansWeird Asia News (press release)Robojelly represents the latest scientific attempt to create a robot that can monitor all kinds of sea activity...
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Sensor Expansion Pack

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Amazon.com: Sensor Expansion Pack: Industrial & Scientific (Sensor Expansion Pack: The Sensor Expansion Pack adds an exciting level of functionality to the mobile robot: th...)...
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Robotics Research Success at the ISS

Robotics Research Success at the ISS | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The RRM robotics technology effort aims to repair and refuel already orbiting space satellites – never intended for refurbishment – and thereby extend their operational lifetimes by several years, resulting in billions of dollars in ...
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Ocean robots help to trace ocean warming to late 19th century

Ocean robots help to trace ocean warming to late 19th century | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Ocean robots help to trace ocean warming to late 19th century http://t.co/NbcriCnL...
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PETMAN

PETMAN is an anthropomorphic robot developed by Boston Dynamics for testing special clothing used by US military personnel. PETMAN balances itself as it walk...
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Robots may put music tuners out of work

Robots may put music tuners out of work | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Sad note: Robots may put music tuners out of workmsnbc.comIn yet another sign that robotics are making jobs scarce, a German math and physics whiz has created an algorithm that could put professional music tuners out of work.
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Greenhouse robotics at Tech X-Change

Greenhouse robotics at Tech X-Change | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
GREENHOUSE CANADA Magazine is the only national business magazine published exclusively for commercial greenhouse growers in Canada., March 28, 2012, St. Williams, Ont.
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Military robot jumps like a flea

Military robot jumps like a flea | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
A robotics company in America has released video of its latest project, a robot that can jump 30 feet into the air.
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Our First Look Inside SAFFiR, the U.S. Navy's Firefighting Robot - IEEE Spectrum

Our First Look Inside SAFFiR, the U.S. Navy's Firefighting Robot - IEEE Spectrum | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
We've got pics of the new humanid robot from Virginia Tech (Our First Look Inside SAFFiR, the U.S.Navy's Firefighting Robot http://t.co/a8yjAIQn via @AddThis...)...
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NAO Robots Programmed to Collaborate: Next Up, Forming a Giant Super NAO Robot - Technabob (blog)

NAO Robots Programmed to Collaborate: Next Up, Forming a Giant Super NAO Robot - Technabob (blog) | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Technabob (blog)NAO Robots Programmed to Collaborate: Next Up, Forming a Giant Super NAO RobotTechnabob (blog)If robots and humans are to work together, we need to destroy all copies of The Matrix, The Terminator and other media portraying robotic...
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