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Florida man becomes first person to live with advanced mind-controlled robotic arm

Florida man becomes first person to live with advanced mind-controlled robotic arm | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
The $120-million prosthetic was developed by Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab as part of the DARPA-funded program Revolutionizing Prosthetics.
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The robot butt Ford tests car seats with now sweats as well as sits

The robot butt Ford tests car seats with now sweats as well as sits | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Ford has a robot butt called the Robutt that it uses to test car seats. That much is straightforward and obvious. Now, though, in a fit of mad ingenuity or deranged perversion, the carmaker has added sweat glands to the Robutt. It’s a sweaty robot butt, and it’s coming for your car seats.
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Artificial bug eyes

Artificial bug eyes | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Single lens eyes, like those in humans and many other animals, can create sharp images, but the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans have an edge when it comes to peripheral vision, light sensitivity and motion detection. That's why scientists are developing artificial compound eyes to give sight to autonomous vehicles and robots, among other applications. Now, a new report describes the preparation of bioinspired artificial compound eyes using a simple low-cost approach.
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» This robot is eggsactly what you need to cook breakfast

» This robot is eggsactly what you need to cook breakfast | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Normally, boiling an egg involves heating water in a saucepan, then dropping an egg inside to be properly heated. James Bruton, however, now has a bit of help in the form of his breakfast-making robot.



The device uses two servos, along with a motor/encoder/screw assembly to rotate and lower the
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This hole-digging drone parachutes in to get the job done

This hole-digging drone parachutes in to get the job done | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
A new drone from the NIMBUS group at the University of Nebraska can fall out of a plane, parachute down, fly to a certain place, dig a hole, hide sensors inside it and then fly away like some crazy wasp. Robots are weird. The goal of the project is to allow drones to place sensors […]
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Vertical-Climbing Scribit Robot Draws (and Erases) Giant Art on Your Walls

Vertical-Climbing Scribit Robot Draws (and Erases) Giant Art on Your Walls | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Scribit, the wall-crawling graffiti robot that can draw (and, just as importantly, erase) any image you can think of onto a vertical surface of your choice, made its debut this week at CES 2019. It's coming soon to a living room, office, food eatery, or some other place else near you.
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Ubtech's Walker robot now lends a helping hand at home

Ubtech's Walker robot now lends a helping hand at home | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Ubtech is best known for its toy-sized robots and STEM kits, but in recent years, it's been building bigger machines as well. At CES 2019, the Chines
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California standoff ends after police use robot to deliver vape pen to suspect

California standoff ends after police use robot to deliver vape pen to suspect | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
An hours-long standoff in Novato, California came to a peaceful end yesterday when police officers used a police robot to deliver a vape pen to the suspect, who had threatened to burn down a gas station.
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The robots of CES 2019

The robots of CES 2019 | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Robots are on display at CES and we've rounded up the best of them! These personal assistants are coming to your home, possibly sooner than you think.
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Caper's smart shopping cart uses AI to skip checkout lines

Caper's smart shopping cart uses AI to skip checkout lines | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
From cashierless Amazon Go stores to Walmart's self-driving vans for food drop-offs, tech is revolutionizing grocery shopping with an emphasis on speed an
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A Woman Is Pregnant Following a Robot-Assisted Uterus Transplant

A Woman Is Pregnant Following a Robot-Assisted Uterus Transplant | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
For the first time, a woman who received a uterus transplant through robot-assisted surgery is pregnant and due to give birth in a few months.
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Watch Video of Hyundai’s Walking Car Concept in Action

Watch Video of Hyundai’s Walking Car Concept in Action | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
At CES 2019, automaker Hyundai unveiled a concept video and 1:8 scale version of Elevate, a walking car designed to navigate rough terrain.
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The Clever Clumsiness of a Robot Teaching Itself to Walk

The Clever Clumsiness of a Robot Teaching Itself to Walk | Curation Feed | Scoop.it

Researchers make robots teach themselves how to walk through trial and error, like babies, to navigate the real world.

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Airbags Could Protect Humanoid Robots From Catastrophic Falls - IEEE Spectrum

Airbags Could Protect Humanoid Robots From Catastrophic Falls - IEEE Spectrum | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Walking robots will always turn into falling robots, and wearable airbags could help keep them safe
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Experts Want to Give Robot Surgeons a Sense of Touch

Experts Want to Give Robot Surgeons a Sense of Touch | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
We need to improve robot surgeons' sense of touch before the machines can truly reach their potential, according to one surgeon.
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A robot dog has learned to run faster with machine learning

A robot dog has learned to run faster with machine learning | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Reinforcement learning has helped a four-legged bot move a bit like a real animal, without having to be taught how to make each step.
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Japan’s Robot Hotel Just Laid Off Half Its Robots

Japan’s Robot Hotel Just Laid Off Half Its Robots | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Henn-na Hotel in Japan is reportedly decommissioning half of the robots it used to have running the show. Too many were buggy or just plain annoying.
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Humatics closes $28M Series A1 for microlocation technology

Humatics closes $28M Series A1 for microlocation technology | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Humatics' Spatial Intelligence Platform combines RF beacons and software to locate robots and humans in complex environments down to two centimeters.
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DARPA wants to build an AI to find the patterns hidden in global chaos

DARPA wants to build an AI to find the patterns hidden in global chaos | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
That most famous characterization of the complexity causality, a butterfly beating its wings and causing a hurricane on the other side of the world, is thought-provoking but ultimately not helpful. What we really need is to look at a hurricane and figure out which butterfly caused it — or perhaps s…
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MassRobotics joins Robotics Summit & Expo as Strategic Partner

MassRobotics joins Robotics Summit & Expo as Strategic Partner | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
MassRobotics will provide strategic guidance for the Robotics Summit & Expo and be a liaison to its partners, sponsors and the entire robotics community.
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Former Google Exec: AI Will Replace 40 Percent of Jobs in 15 Years

Former Google Exec: AI Will Replace 40 Percent of Jobs in 15 Years | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Kai-Fu Lee, a venture capitalist who used to develop AI for Google and Microsoft, predicts that AI will automate 40 percent of the world's jobs in 15 years.
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Delta Robot Is Sorting Golf Balls And Taking Names

Delta Robot Is Sorting Golf Balls And Taking Names | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
It's a common situation faced by every hard-working American - you get home after a long day at the calcium mines, and find yourself stuck with a pile of colored golf balls that simply aren't goin
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Let The Robots Take Over: How The Future Of AI Will Create More Jobs

Let The Robots Take Over: How The Future Of AI Will Create More Jobs | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Machines are replacing many traditional human tasks.
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DARPA Wants to Turn Insect Brains into Robot Brains

DARPA Wants to Turn Insect Brains into Robot Brains | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Instead of basing our artificial intelligence on ourselves, DARPA is experimenting with something a bit simpler.
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CES 2019: Forget Cameras, This Drone Can Watch Your House

CES 2019: Forget Cameras, This Drone Can Watch Your House | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Sunflower Labs' innovative smart security system involves a series of outdoor sensors, capable of dispatching an autonomous camera drone to check up on any unusual disturbances. It sounds pretty wild -- and it's on display at CES 2019 for anyone who wants to go check it out.
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