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New Stretchy, Soft Chameleon Robot Can Change ... - Hi-Tech Centre

New Stretchy, Soft Chameleon Robot Can Change ... - Hi-Tech Centre | VIM | Scoop.it
Soft robots are coming a long way, with strong yet stretchy bodies that can survive all kinds of assaults. But it would be even better if they didn't have to survive smashing attempts at all, instead blending into their environments ...
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Pentagon builds 'worm warrior'

Pentagon builds 'worm warrior' | VIM | Scoop.it
A robot that mimics the movements and softness of a worm is built by engineers using funds from the Pentagon's research lab.

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Chris - Fembots In America

Chris - Fembots In America | VIM | Scoop.it
Jeez, this used to be a Japanese thing. PopSci has an article on fembots and a gallery, too. H/t to the Jawas.
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Robotgirls and Fembots

Robotgirls and Fembots | VIM | Scoop.it
we gather all kinds of information about the development of robotgirls, fembots, humanoids, etc...
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Watch this: 'No Robots', a short film by Yung-Han Chang

Watch this: 'No Robots', a short film by Yung-Han Chang | VIM | Scoop.it
This beautiful animated short made the rounds about a month ago, but we got to thinking about it again, and thought we'd share. The film is called No Robots, and it's directed by Yung-Han Chang and...
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Rescate de víctimas en desastres mediante robots desplegados por perros

Rescate de víctimas en desastres mediante robots desplegados por perros | VIM | Scoop.it

los perros y los robots son conocidos por sus habilidades de búsqueda y rescate, pero cada uno tiene sus propios defectos.

Los robots no pueden oler ni ladrar, en cambio los perros no pueden transmitir información específica acerca de los sobrevivientes.

Sin embargo, hacer que ambos trabajen juntos puede ser algo realmente positivo para las complejas tareas a las que enfrentan.

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Robot optimizado de rescate para desastres mineros

Robot optimizado de rescate para desastres mineros | VIM | Scoop.it

Un equipo de ingenieros estadounidenses del Sandia National Labs han desarrollado el Gemini-Scout, un robot controlado a distancia diseñado específicamente para dirigir sus esfuerzos a la búsqueda y rescate en caso de un desastre minero.

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A model (R) touches the face of a humanoid robot called "Geminoid-F" (L) at a press conference in Osaka.

Japanese researchers said Saturday they have developed a humanoid robot that can laugh and smile as it mimics a person's facial expressions.

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Walkera Ladybird nanocopter clone

Walkera Ladybird nanocopter clone | VIM | Scoop.it
I love my Walkera Ladybird nanocopter, which costs $129 and is incredibly fun to fly. But now you can get a clone for just $49, complete with RC unit.

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Enspert's IDENTITY tablet commerical

airing in Korea, during prime-time viewing hours, Enspert releases its first in a series of television commericals showing off the IDENTITY android 7" tablet...
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The Fembot Mystique

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Sex-and-tech writer Annalee Newitz explores the pop-culture fascination with female robots...
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i-SODOG, Your New, Robotic Best Friend

Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy introduced i-SODOG, a smartphone-controlled, robotic dog, at this year's Tokyo Toy Show. The robo-pup listens to your smartphon...
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Morphex robot

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Little omni-directional robot called the Morphex that has the ability to transform from a ball to a robot and back.

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Zen Table combina arte, tecnología y robótica en el living

Zen Table combina arte, tecnología y robótica en el living | VIM | Scoop.it

Hoy podemos tener un  jardin en nuestra casa y además podemos tener un jardín zen en medio de nuestro living gracias a la Zen Table.

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La maestría en el diseño de robots globulares hexápodos

La maestría en el diseño de robots globulares hexápodos | VIM | Scoop.it

El prototipo del que haremos referencia, se apodó como MorpHex, diseñado por el ingeniero noruego Kare Halvorsen.

Utilizando partes de un juguete comprado en Toy”R”Us, le sirvió para construir el cuerpo exterior que protege y alberga 25 servos, así como un controlador Basicmicro ARC-32 y otros elementos mecánicos.

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Robots de exploración planetaria controlados mediante un iPhone

Robots de exploración planetaria controlados mediante un iPhone | VIM | Scoop.it

Los astronautas probablemente no van a utilizar un iPhone para controlar sus vehículos en Marte, si finalmente el hombre llega al planeta rojo, pero tal vez la NASA podría obtener algunas lecciones en demostraciones realizadas en la Tierra por las mentes más brillantes en ingeniería.

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