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Microsoft gets with the robot program - The Canberra Times

Microsoft gets with the robot program - The Canberra Times | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The Canberra TimesMicrosoft gets with the robot programThe Canberra TimesIf computers and robots one day surpass humans in their learning abilities, artificial intelligence researcher Stephen Gould could help make it happen.
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Meet ROBOT-Rx, The Robot Pharmacist Doling Out 350 Million Doses Per Year - Singularity Hub

Meet ROBOT-Rx, The Robot Pharmacist Doling Out 350 Million Doses Per Year - Singularity Hub | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Singularity HubMeet ROBOT-Rx, The Robot Pharmacist Doling Out 350 Million Doses Per YearSingularity HubBut after the pharmacist has double-checked the prescription and answered your questions, why not let robots count the pills out for them?
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I Heart Robotics: In Stock: TurtleBot Button Mount

I Heart Robotics: In Stock: TurtleBot Button Mount | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
robotics and engineering news and projects...
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2012 Invention and Entrepreneurship in Robotics and Automation

2012 Invention and Entrepreneurship in Robotics and Automation | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

"The two winners are excellent examples of the exciting pioneering work that is being done in advanced robotics and is now being commercialized into real world applications in emerging markets." explained John Dulchinos, Adept Technology and member of the Awards Committee.

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Rodney Brooks’ Heartland to launch first robots - Mass High Tech Business News

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Rodney Brooks’ Heartland to launch first robots...
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Introducing Hexy, a DIY robot you don't need a PhD to figure out - DVICE

Introducing Hexy, a DIY robot you don't need a PhD to figure out - DVICE | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Introducing Hexy, a DIY robot you don't need a PhD to figure outDVICEBy Kevin Hall Joseph Schlesinger wants everyone to be able to build a robot. What's stopping all of us? Laziness?
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Robot Chicken (Deboners) - New York Restaurants and Dining ...

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There's a really interesting story in the Wall Street Journal about the work of Gary McMurray. The robot builder...
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Robotic Rehab Helps Paralyzed Rats Walk Again - Science AAAS

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Robotic Rehab Helps Paralyzed Rats Walk AgainScience AAASIn a new study, robot-assisted rehabilitation helped paralyzed rats regain use of their legs.
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DARPA Joins TechShop and Makers for Advanced Manufacturing

DARPA Joins TechShop and Makers for Advanced Manufacturing | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
DARPA, TechShop and VA join to promote 3D printing and other advanced manufacturing technologies while providing job opportunities for veterans and innovators.
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Innovation and Robotics: The Uncanny Valley of Death

Innovation and Robotics: The Uncanny Valley of Death | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The Jetsons premiered almost 50 years ago, but where's Rosey?
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Robot contest challenges 1st-year engineers - OSU - The Lantern

Robot contest challenges 1st-year engineers - OSU - The Lantern | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robot contest challenges 1st-year engineersOSU - The LanternBy Ritika Shah Robots built by 1st-year engineering students sit on display at the 2012 Robot Competition hosted by the College of Engineering at St.
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Rowdy Robot, TOD, Focus on Finishing Kickstarter Campaign Strong

Rowdy Robot, TOD, Focus on Finishing Kickstarter Campaign Strong | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Tech startup takes aim at $100K in final week.
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Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Robot cameras will capture Her Majesty on board - Daily Mail

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Robot cameras will capture Her Majesty on board - Daily Mail | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Daily MailQueen's Diamond Jubilee: Robot cameras will capture Her Majesty on boardDaily MailBy Mail On Sunday Reporter Some of the most intimate shots of the Royal Family ever taken will be captured by eight 'hidden' and robotically controlled...
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Flying robot set to spur on flying feet - Peninsula Weekly

Flying robot set to spur on flying feet - Peninsula Weekly | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Flying robot set to spur on flying feetPeninsula WeeklyFORGET about personal trainers and jogging buddies, Chad Toprak prefers to work up a sweat alongside a hovering robot.
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Robotics | Industrial Robots: 50 Years and Going Strong | Control Design

The Industrial Federation of Robotics Looks Back on the 50-Year History of Industrial Robotics, Including Continued Growth Drivers in 2011's Record Year...
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Architecture student explores the use of humanoid robotics in ...

For many years, robotic technology has been an integral part of the industries of manufacturing, the military and space exploration to perform tasks that are laborious, dangerous, or even impossible for humans.
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Service and Healthcare: Robot Swims into Summer | Robotics Trends

Service and Healthcare: Robot Swims into Summer | Robotics Trends | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard can propel itself to drowning victims and offer floatation support while they wait for actual human rescue.
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March of the robots

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IN THE early afternoon of August 18th 2008, a reconnaissance unit of about 100 French paratroopers, accompanied by a small number of Afghan and American soldiers, was ambushed by a similarly sized Taliban...
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Can Robots Debone a Chicken?

Can Robots Debone a Chicken? | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Engineers from Japan to Holland have been trying for decades to create a robot that can replace human workers performing the repetitive task of making precise cuts to remove the valuable breast meat from chickens.
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You won't be the life of the party with this shoulder robot - CNET (blog)

You won't be the life of the party with this shoulder robot - CNET (blog) | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Daily MailYou won't be the life of the party with this shoulder robotCNET (blog)Just don't expect to make any new friends. by Tim Hornyak With one on each shoulder, you'd have a robot angel and devil for counsel.
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Roominate: Make It Yours!

The toy where every young girl is an artist, engineer, architect and visionary!
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Robotics In Everyday Life by Julian Grote » Yanko Design

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I guess we have Hollywood and the Japanese to blame for our perception of a robot. Most often seen as a human clone, can you imagine it to be a device around your wrist? Designer Julian Grote explains, “the focus of the ...
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Robot Teacher Ensures Engaged Students | Ubergizmo

Robot Teacher Ensures Engaged Students | Ubergizmo | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
A couple of researchers over at the University of Wisconsin-Madison called Bilge Mutlu and Dan Szafir have been messing about with a Wakamaru humanoid robot to work in such a way that it can deliver information and at ...
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MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shots - Calgary Herald

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OpenFile Calgary (blog)MEDi the robot helps reduce anxiety of kids getting flu shotsCalgary HeraldCALGARY — After five-year-old Jacob Crawford received his flu shot last October, he wouldn't stop talking about a robot.
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