Robots in Higher Education
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Flying Mini Robots Can Cling to Your Window [Video]

Flying Mini Robots Can Cling to Your Window [Video] | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A new type of micro aerial vehicle saves precious power by perching on leaves or walls instead of hovering
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DARPA's Self-Driving Submarine Hunter Steers Like a Human

DARPA's Self-Driving Submarine Hunter Steers Like a Human | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This autonomous surface vessel could go out on its own for weeks or months at a time
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This map shows the countries with the most robots

This map shows the countries with the most robots | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A Bank of America Merrill Lynch map looks at the use of robots around the world.
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NAO Next Gen : the new robot of Aldebaran Robotics

NAO Next Gen: Aldebaran Robotics launches a new generation of its humanoid robot Aldebaran Robotics, the world leader in humanoid robotics, has released it
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Gold for Mexican students in global robotics tourney - El Daily Post

Gold for Mexican students in global robotics tourney - El Daily Post | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Mexican students took two gold medals at the prestigious Robotchallenge 2016 robotics tournament in Vienna, Austria, and finished with nine medals overall.
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Robots and Physical Computing: It is good time to play with Social Robots

Robots and Physical Computing: It is good time to play with Social Robots | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Hilton and IBM Pilot “Connie,” The World’s First Watson-Enabled Hotel Concierge

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Interactive robot to promote rehabilitation for children with special needs

Interactive robot to promote rehabilitation for children with special needs | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
NAO, a humanoid robot described by his creators as a "little character with a unique combination of hardware and software," can read your moods, recognize your family members, and learn your preferences in music, movies, ...
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Chip promises brain-like AI in your mobile devices

Chip promises brain-like AI in your mobile devices | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it

There's one big, glaring reason why you don't see neural networks in mobile devices right now: power. Many of these brain-like artificial intelligence systems...

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RoboKit Smart: Educational Arduino Robot Kit :: Gadgetify.com

RoboKit Smart: Educational Arduino Robot Kit :: Gadgetify.com | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Meet RoboKit Smart: an educational robot kit for Arduino learners that comes with everything you need to build and program robots. Users can build 11 different robots with this kit, including a line-following robot and rubber band gun robot.

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Robots can now learn household tasks by watching YouTube videos | ExtremeTech | Robohub

Robots can now learn household tasks by watching YouTube videos | ExtremeTech | Robohub | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The RoboWatch project is teaching computers to learn complex house hold tasks using instructional videos posted on YouTube, and could ...See it on Scoop.it, via Robotics Continue reading →

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Ultra-cute bugbots cooperate to climb a step together

Ultra-cute bugbots cooperate to climb a step together | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Anything is possible if we all work together — and no one gets left behind. That is the lesson these tiny "VelociRoACH" robots taught me today.
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Dancing Robots

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This is just fun.

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Scientists create living ‘insect-computer hybrid’ with user-adjustable speed and gait

Scientists create living ‘insect-computer hybrid’ with user-adjustable speed and gait | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
"Nature's ready-made robot platforms." That's how a new paper from researchers at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University describe insects — it's..
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Creepy but interesting

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Will this new ‘socially assistive robot’ from MIT Media Lab (or its progeny) replace teachers? | KurzweilAI

Will this new ‘socially assistive robot’ from MIT Media Lab (or its progeny) replace teachers? | KurzweilAI | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Tega, a socially assistive robot, is more fun than human teachers (credit: Personal Robots Group, MIT Media Lab) Researchers in the Personal Robots
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Stanford's Flying, Perching SCAMP Robot Can Climb Straight Up Walls

Stanford's Flying, Perching SCAMP Robot Can Climb Straight Up Walls | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
SCAMP is a quadrotor with legs that can perch on walls and then climb up them with spiny little feet
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This is a whole new level of surveillance technology. 
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Robots and Physical Computing: waste as tool to inspire potential computing students

Robots and Physical Computing: waste as tool to inspire potential computing students | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
How a university is using waste as tool to inspire students" by Lawrence John discusses the Junkbots project.
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Hooray for Hollywood robots: Movie machines may boost robot acceptance | Penn State University

Hooray for Hollywood robots: Movie machines may boost robot acceptance | Penn State University | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Remembering robots from film portrayals may help ease some of the anxiety that older adults have about using a robot, according to Penn State researchers.
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Robots and Physical Computing: NAO, chatbots, teaching and just plain showing off

Robots and Physical Computing: NAO, chatbots, teaching and just plain showing off | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In an in-reach STEAM activity day I have had the opportunity to show off two NAO robots in action to a group of 8-years olds. As well presenting a short presentation on social robots
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Researchers want to use wasps to improve UAV flight plans

Researchers want to use wasps to improve UAV flight plans | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it

After spending the past decade studying ground-nesting wasps a team of researchers from the Australian National University believe that they've unlocked the sec...

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uni.news: Robots to Help Immigrant Children Learn German

uni.news: Robots to Help Immigrant Children Learn German | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Robots to Help #Immigrant #Children #Learn German. https://t.co/1NPIJZIQiW #elearning #education

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