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Driven By Bee Logic, A Robot Draws Giant Art

Driven By Bee Logic, A Robot Draws Giant Art | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
From your first glance, you’ll know it’s either the work of a dutiful robot or a relentless madman. In truth, maybe it’s a little of both.
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Raspberry Pi Junkbot: Drawing bot - YouTube

A Raspberry Pi controlled junkbot drawing as it moves. This is a simple one motor version moved by controlling a unbalanced motor. More on junkbots can be fo...
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Junkbot LEGO: videos

In a recent post (http://junkbots.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/junkbot-project-evolves1-idea.html ) we looked at the adding Mindstorm NXT brick and motors to a drinks can to produce a junkbot. Here are...
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1000 Swarming Robots Think for Themselves - The Know

Harvard researchers have developed robots that work together without detailed instructions to accomplish tasks. News By: Ashley Jenkins Hosted By: Ashley Jenkins Music By: @EvGres at EpicWins.com...
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Roam Britain's most famous art gallery with some nocturnal robots

Roam Britain's most famous art gallery with some nocturnal robots | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Ever fancied roaming an art gallery through the eyes of a robot? For the next five days, that's the opportunity that London's Tate Britain is offering the citizens of the internet. After Dark will see four telepresence 'bots roam the halls of the...
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Self-assembling origami robot is world's first Transformer

Self-assembling origami robot is world's first Transformer | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
It may not be able to disguise itself as a car, but the flattened robot can build itself and walk away without human intervention
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Edison - fun robotics for tomorrow's inventors!

Edison - fun robotics for tomorrow's inventors! | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Meet Edison - the super affordable, programmable robot. Your stepping stone into the exciting world of science and technology!

Via Steve Thomas
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Robo rehab

Robo rehab | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Robot-assisted rehabilitation is gaining traction in hospital stroke units, but exoskeleton-type devices may actually discourage patients from performing their exercises.
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Could Jibo Developer Cynthia Breazeal Be The Steve Wozniak Of Robots?

Could Jibo Developer Cynthia Breazeal Be The Steve Wozniak Of Robots? | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
VideoBill Gates once predicted we would have a robot in every home to go with our personal computer. James Temple of is calling Jibo—a new personal robot to be sold commercially in 2015—“one of the most ambitious and affordable robots for the home that seen.” I agree. Developed by [...]
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Robot furniture that builds itself

Robot furniture that builds itself | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Researchers are creating robots that are building blocks for furniture that moves and assembles itself.
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JIBO: a game changing social robot

JIBO: a game changing social robot | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
JIBO, a 2013 Boston start-up, launched an IndieGoGo campaign last week and is off to a rousing start, lots of favorable press, and, as of the time of this writing, has raised more than $700,000 over their $100,000 goal.
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Video Friday: RHex Pronking, LS3 Goes to Hawaii, and RoboBoat 2014

Video Friday: RHex Pronking, LS3 Goes to Hawaii, and RoboBoat 2014 | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Video Friday is almost always a nice refreshing dash of randomness. We collect videos all week, and then jam 'em in here for you to check out, without much in the way of foresight (or afterthought).
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Squishy robots

Squishy robots | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Phase-changing material could allow even low-cost robots to switch between hard and soft states. (New phase-changing material could soon enable shape-shifting #robots.

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Video Friday: Craziest Robot Head, Sphero Tricks, and Autonomous Vehicle Competition - IEEE Spectrum

Video Friday: Craziest Robot Head, Sphero Tricks, and Autonomous Vehicle Competition - IEEE Spectrum | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
We've stayed up extra late to pack today's Video Friday extra full of videos
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Junkbot Raspberry Pi: 1 ScratchGPIO

A development I have being wanting to develop for a while is the combine the Raspberry Pi with a Junkbot to add some control. 
This the first of postings about these experiments. All the...
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Junkbot Raspberry Pi: 3 How to do it

Junkbot Raspberry Pi: 3 How to do it | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Gimball: The cage-enclosed drone from EPFL | In The Making

Gimball: The cage-enclosed drone from EPFL | In The Making | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The Gimball drone is surrounded by a spherical cage that separates its propellers from objects and people, allowing it to utilize insect-like flight methods such as bumping into things to adjust its trajectory.
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Europe's Comet-Chasing Probe Arrives After 10-Year Trek

Europe's Comet-Chasing Probe Arrives After 10-Year Trek | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Image: Rosetta/MPS/OSIRIS Team/ESA
A decade of lonely spaceflight has paid off as Europe's Rosetta spacecraft became the first in history to rendezvous with an icy comet on Aug. 6.
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Why robots are getting cuter

Why robots are getting cuter | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
There’s a robot making its way across Canada right now. It’s not very advanced — just a Nexus tablet attached to an Arduino, really. Yet it’s already made its way from Halifax to Toronto in about a...
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A Tentacled, Flexible Breakthrough

A Tentacled, Flexible Breakthrough | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A new breed of robots with sinewy arms, a powerful grip and the ability to work underwater is almost here.
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Mimicking the Super Hearing of a Cricket-Hunting Fly

Mimicking the Super Hearing of a Cricket-Hunting Fly | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Photo: N. Hall/UT Austin
Pivoting acoustical sensor imitates the super-acute hearing of the parasitoid fly, Ormia ochracea
Ormia ochracea is a little, yellow fly of the American south whose breeding strategy has an outsize ick factor.
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Robots with muscles: inspired by nature | Rafael Hostettler | TEDxTUM - YouTube

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Can robots have muscles and brains like we humans do, and how would...
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Tomorrow’s Fastest Cars Could Be Covered in Morphable Skins | Autopia | WIRED

Tomorrow’s Fastest Cars Could Be Covered in Morphable Skins | Autopia | WIRED | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Researchers at MIT have created a ball with a customizable surface texture through the science of wrinkling.
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Smartphone-sniffing drone could help find disaster victims (Wired UK)

Smartphone-sniffing drone could help find disaster victims (Wired UK) | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A Swiss masters student has developed a drone system that detects the signals given off by mobile phones and homs in on their location
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A Robot Swarm descends on NYC's Museum of Math

A Robot Swarm descends on NYC's Museum of Math | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Roboticist-in-residence James McLurkin offered an advanced preview of his Robot Swarm at NYC's Museum of Mathematics this week.
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Building Social Robots: The Journey of Pleo

Building Social Robots: The Journey of Pleo | Robots in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Building a robot company is difficult, very difficult. It requires unwavering belief in yourself, in your idea, in your team and ultimately in your product. But it is also one of the most thrilling experiences anyone could imagine.
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