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Throwable Robots Debut at the Singapoore Airshow | Defense Update

Throwable Robots Debut at the Singapoore Airshow | Defense Update | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
ST Electronics Info-Com Systems has unveiled an unmanned duo sensor, dubbed Tactical Throwing Sensor (TTS) and Forward Sensor System (FSS), both are mobile recce robots specially designed to support the Singapore ...
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Kinect Gesture-Controlled RC Helicopter

Kinect Gesture-Controlled RC Helicopter | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Forbes blogger TJ McCue sent us a link to this awesome Kinect project with gesture-controls an S107 RC Helicopter. The builder, cdoughty29 on YouTube, writes:
The Kinect detects my hands, head, and hips.
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Zero Robotics Competition Plays Out Robots on International Space Station

Zero Robotics Competition Plays Out Robots on International Space Station | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
AZoRoboticsZero Robotics Competition Plays Out Robots on International Space StationAZoRoboticsBy Andy Choi For the past four months, high school students have been working in teams to program tiny robots to fly on board the International Space Station,...
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Dogs and Robot Snakes to Team Up for Rescue Missions ...

Dogs and Robot Snakes to Team Up for Rescue Missions ... | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
They can be trained to sniff out survivors in a disaster area and they can traverse some terrain that humans can't in half the time. However even dogs have problems in some situations. What dogs need are little robot buddies ...
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The Two-Ton Robot That Can Leap Over Asteroids

The Two-Ton Robot That Can Leap Over Asteroids | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Michael Jordan? Muhammad Ali? Joe Montana? Sit down. The world's most amazing athlete works for NASA. Meet the gigantic, six-legged, tool-wielding robot that can hop around an asteroid. (RT @Gizmodo: The two-ton robot that can leap over asteroids.
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This Swarm of Flying Robots Will Terrify and Amaze You [VIDEO]

This Swarm of Flying Robots Will Terrify and Amaze You [VIDEO] | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
In this project, the flying machines are shown flying in three-dimensional formations performing complex flight patterns.
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Robots go head to head, 250 miles above Earth | Machines Like Us

Robots go head to head, 250 miles above Earth | Machines Like Us | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
For four months, these students worked in teams as part of MIT's Zero Robotics Challenge, a competition in which high school students program small robots to fly aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
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Dancing Robots, Sumo Robots, War Robots, and More

Dancing Robots, Sumo Robots, War Robots, and More | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
It's Friday, and we've got a big bag of miscellaneous robot videos to share with you (RT @BotJunkie: On Automaton: Video Friday: Dancing Robots, Sumo Robots, War Robots, and More http://t.co/UuLqaFdo...
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VTOL Flying-Wing: a new take on UAV design

VTOL Flying-Wing: a new take on UAV design | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The age of UAVs has well and truly dawned but designers aren't resting on their laurels when it comes to improving the capabilities of these multi...
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A Robotics Tournament…in Space

A Robotics Tournament…in Space | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
If you're feeling spaced out this morning, you're not alone. Teams of high school students are at MIT today for the finale of the third annual Zero Robotics SPHERES Challenge, a worldwide competition where students program ...
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Penfield robotics team gets ready to roll

Penfield robotics team gets ready to roll | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Penfield robotics team gets ready to rollPenfield PostBy Bethany Young, staff writer Unlike sports, the rules of the game change every season for high school robotics teams.
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Killeen: Robots Face Off

"Killeen: Robots Face Off - Central Texas College hosts a regional robotics competition on Saturday Feb. 11 that will attract more than many teams from high schools and robotics clubs throughout Central Texas."

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Cruise disaster: Rescuers use robot to search for the missing

Cruise disaster: Rescuers use robot to search for the missing | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
USA TODAYCruise disaster: Rescuers use robot to search for the missingTelegraph.co.ukAs the wreck of the Costa Concordia stabilises on the sea bed firefighters send a remote controlled robot to search for those who are still missing.
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Robot Shoots Baskets, Makes Bullseyes Without Hands or Anything Even Like Hands - Geekosystem

Robot Shoots Baskets, Makes Bullseyes Without Hands or Anything Even Like Hands - Geekosystem | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Robot Shoots Baskets, Makes Bullseyes Without Hands or Anything Even Like HandsGeekosystemby Max Eddy | 5:12 pm, February 14th, 2012 A team of clever robotics-minded folks from Cornell University and the University of Chicago have demonstrated a truly...
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DNA Robots Deliver Deadly Punch to Bad Cells : Discovery News

DNA Robots Deliver Deadly Punch to Bad Cells : Discovery News | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
In the fight against cancer, these nano-robots could be the equivalent of sending in SEAL Team Six.
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Robots Learn How to Play Catch With Soulless, Mechanical Precision

Robots Learn How to Play Catch With Soulless, Mechanical Precision | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Robots Learn How to Play Catch With Soulless, Mechanical PrecisionPCWorldBy McKinley Noble, PCWorld Jan 30, 2012 9:00 AM Last year, the Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics at the German Aerospace Center created the "Rollin' Justin" robot, a technical...
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Upgraded Quince robots ready for second reactor foray

Upgraded Quince robots ready for second reactor foray | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Japan TimesUpgraded Quince robots ready for second forayThe Japan TimesNew robots for gathering data inside the radiation-contaminated Fukushima No.
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Welcome to the Robotics Innovation Challenge - Robotdalen

Welcome to the Robotics Innovation Challenge - Robotdalen | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The Robotics Innovation Challenge will be held on February 9, 2012, in Eskilstuna, Sweden.
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Surgical Robots Could Fix NASA Satellite - Design News

Surgical Robots Could Fix NASA Satellite - Design News | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Surgical Robots Could Fix NASA SatelliteDesign NewsA modified Da Vinci surgical robot is helping NASA study how robots can refuel and service space satellites, remotely controlled from Earth.
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Navy's Robot Warplane Tests Its 'Brains' for Midair Refueling | Northrop Grumman X-47B Drone | Space.com

Navy's Robot Warplane Tests Its 'Brains' for Midair Refueling | Northrop Grumman X-47B Drone | Space.com | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The U.S. Navy's X-47B drone has undergone a first round of flight testing hardware and software necessary for refueling on its own in midair with a flying fuel tanker.
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Speech-Controlled Arduino Robot

Speech-Controlled Arduino Robot | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
We all dream of having appliances and machines that can obey our spoken commands. Well, let’s take the first step towards making this happen.
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Dancing Robot Army Rings in Chinese New Year

Dancing Robot Army Rings in Chinese New Year | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Happy Chinese New Year everyone! While I don't get a chance to watch the annual CCTV gala (aka craptacular) since coming to Japan from China a few years.
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Robotics Scientists' New 'Shrewbot' Uses Whiskers To Navigate

Robotics Scientists' New 'Shrewbot' Uses Whiskers To Navigate | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Robotics Scientists' New 'Shrewbot' Uses Whiskers To NavigateHuffington PostUniversity of Bristol scientists, in collaboration with other UK teams, have been inspired by a 4-centimeter-long, nocturnal rodent to develop ground-breaking whisker...
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Students compete in FIRST LEGO League robotics contests

Students compete in FIRST LEGO League robotics contests | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Students compete in FIRST LEGO League robotics contestsAnnapolis CapitalBy WENDI WINTERS, For The Capital By WENDI WINTERS, For The Capital Paul W.
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Local company introduces bionics

Local company introduces bionics | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
It's made by i-Walk and is the world's first artificial limb system that actually uses robotics to replicate muscles and tendons.
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