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Alt.CES: More Bots at the Show

Alt.CES: More Bots at the Show | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Marc de Vinck sent us a few more shots of the Romo phonebot. Like a lot of people at the show, Marc is aghast at the bloat of electro-plastic tchotchke (even by CES standards!) in the main hall (“endless Swarovski crystal iPhone cases”).
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Robot with Biological Brain Helps Dementia Researchers | Dementia & Alzheimer's Weekly

Robot with Biological Brain Helps Dementia Researchers | Dementia & Alzheimer's Weekly | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
University of Reading scientists developed a robot controlled by a biological brain formed from cultured neurons.
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FIRST Robotics Competition kicks off - YNN, Your News Now

FIRST Robotics Competition kicks off - YNN, Your News Now | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
FIRST Robotics Competition kicks off | YNN, Your News Now, brings you the latest local news and weather across Upstate New York.
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Stroke patients maintain benefits of robot therapy - Chicago Tribune

Stroke patients maintain benefits of robot therapy - Chicago Tribune | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Stroke patients maintain benefits of robot therapyChicago Tribune"Robotic and electromechanical devices might play an important role, not for all patients, but for a selected kind of patients," said Morone in an email.
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Send in the supplies: RoboCopters in Marines future | R&D Mag

Send in the supplies: RoboCopters in Marines future | R&D Mag | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Marines running low on ammo may one day use an app on their digital handhelds to summon a robotic helicopter to deliver supplies within minutes, enabled by technologies from a new Office of Naval Research program.
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Justin Bieber Unveils mRobo Robot at the TOSY Robotics Booth at CES 2012

Justin Bieber Unveils mRobo Robot at the TOSY Robotics Booth at CES 2012 | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
TOSY Robotics, a leading robotics company based in Vietnam, unveiled a brand new robot to a packed crowd of attendees with the help of multi-platinum selling pop & R&B singer, Justin Bieber!
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Kinect used by students to control robots in competition - Neowin.net

Kinect used by students to control robots in competition - Neowin.net | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Kinect for Windows is being used as the basis for a new student competition called FIRST that will have the Kinect motion gesture device control student-created robots.
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Robot With Tail Shows Off More Midair Skills - IEEE Spectrum

Robot With Tail Shows Off More Midair Skills - IEEE Spectrum | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
IEWY NewsRobot With Tail Shows Off More Midair SkillsIEEE SpectrumWhen we posted about UC Berkeley's Tailbot last week, we mentioned that the robot was originally presented back at IROS, the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and...
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ROBOT JAPAN 3 Photo Gallery | Robots Dreams

ROBOT JAPAN 3 Photo Gallery | Robots Dreams | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Professionally produced, Robot Japan is staged twice a year at the Buddhist Hall, in Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan. The group also actively participates both as competitors and performers at Robogames held every April in San Mateo, ...
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Iron Mans robotics for the geeks - IBNLive.com

Iron Mans robotics for the geeks - IBNLive.com | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Iron Mans robotics for the geeksIBNLive.comA workshop on SixthSense technology was held at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H) over the weekend to introduce students to gesture-controlled robotics.
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VEX Robotic Projects

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About VEX Robotics
VEX Educational Robotics is a robotic building system which allows you to design, build, control, then disassemble and rebuild remote-controlled, autonomous or semi-autonomous robots.
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Alt.CES: Parrot AR.Drone 2.0

Alt.CES: Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
One of the more exciting things to come out of CES so far is the upgraded version of the Parrot AR.Drone.
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Alt.CES: Swarming Micro Air Vehicles

Alt.CES: Swarming Micro Air Vehicles | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
These flying swarmbots would fall under the category of things that aren’t at CES but we wish were. Maybe next year?
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MRI Powered Pill-Sized Robot Uses Tail To Swim Through Your Intestines | Singularity Hub

MRI Powered Pill-Sized Robot Uses Tail To Swim Through Your Intestines | Singularity Hub | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
MRI Powered Pill-Sized Robot Uses Tail To Swim Through Your Intestines http://t.co/RbaGbYjO #iot #gadgets...
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Bipedal Cycling Robot Can Balance, Steer and Correct Itself

Bipedal Cycling Robot Can Balance, Steer and Correct Itself | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Robot creator Masahiko Yamaguchi has demonstrated a robot which can balance, steer and correct itself while riding a fixed-gear bike."A feature of this robot is, it pedals the bike with its own feet, and keeps its balance just by using the...
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Tosy robots dance, draw better than you - CNET (blog)

Tosy robots dance, draw better than you - CNET (blog) | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
CNET (blog)Tosy robots dance, draw better than youCNET (blog)by Bonnie Cha January 11, 2012 1:58 AM PST Follow @bonnieCNET LAS VEGAS--OK, maybe they dance and draw better than I do, but the SketRobo and DiscoRobo are some seriously skilled robots.
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Video: CubeStormer II robot beats Rubik's Cube speed record (Wired UK)

Video: CubeStormer II robot beats Rubik's Cube speed record (Wired UK) | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
The ARM-powered, Lego-constructed CubeStormer II robot has set a new world record for the fastest solve of a Rubik's Cube, in Wired.co.uk's offices in London (LEGO robot sets Guinness WR for the fastest solve of a Rubik's Cube.
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Modular robot toys get it together at CES - CNET

Modular robot toys get it together at CES - CNET | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
CNETModular robot toys get it together at CESCNETby Paul Sloan January 11, 2012 3:54 PM PST Follow @paulsloan The reality is everyone here loves robots--at least judging by the crowd of people at the Modular Robotics booth today.
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Soccer Playing Robots Take the Field in RoboCup Mexico 2012

Soccer Playing Robots Take the Field in RoboCup Mexico 2012 | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
It's Robocop meets Lionel Messi in a game that takes the most complex human sport to a new level.
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Video: Swarm of robots create patterns with glowing trails - Wired.co.uk

Video: Swarm of robots create patterns with glowing trails - Wired.co.uk | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Wired.co.ukVideo: Swarm of robots create patterns with glowing trailsWired.co.ukEach robot has an Arduino micro-controller, two light sensors, click switches for collision detection and a UV LED.
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Almost 1 In 3 US Warplanes Is a Robot - Wired News

Almost 1 In 3 US Warplanes Is a Robot - Wired News | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Wired NewsAlmost 1 In 3 US Warplanes Is a RobotWired NewsBut in 2005, only five percent of military aircraft were robots, a report by the Congressional Research Service notes. Barely seven years later, the military has 7494 drones.
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Dean Kamen Unveils New Robotics Game at 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition - AZoRobotics

Dean Kamen Unveils New Robotics Game at 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition - AZoRobotics | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
AZoRoboticsDean Kamen Unveils New Robotics Game at 2012 FIRST Robotics CompetitionAZoRoboticsBy Andy Choi Dean Kamen, founder of For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), was joined by former Presidents, Bill Clinton and...
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Health care robots for the home: Why kids and parents prefer ...

Health care robots for the home: Why kids and parents prefer ... | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
Children's Hospital Boston's blog about science, research, and clinical innovation in pediatric and adult medicine.
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Foam Carving Robot

Foam Carving Robot | Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
We have covered at least one DIY CNC hot wire cutter before, and commercial versions are manufactured by several companies including Hotwire Direct, Streamline Automation, and FoamLinx. This machine, built in 2006 by students under Dr.
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