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Project MUNIN aims to make robot ships a reality

Project MUNIN aims to make robot ships a reality | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Earlier this year Rolls Royce outlined a future where giant robot cargo vessels ply the world's sea lanes without a human crew on board. That scenario is no...
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Vidéo : un robot Lego bat le record du monde de Rubik's Cube

Vidéo : un robot Lego bat le record du monde de Rubik's Cube | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Le robot Cubestormer 3, basé sur l'architecture ARM et doté de bras articulés en Lego, a battu de presque deux secondes le précédent record du monde de Rubik's Cube établi par un robot. Lors de la Big Bang Fest de Birmingham, le robot, dont le cerveau est un smartphone (le Samsung Galaxy S4, en l'occurrence) a résolu le fameux casse-tête en 3,253 secondes. Le record humain, en 5,55 secondes, est détenu depuis 2013 par un Néerlandais de 17 ans. Revivez cet exploit technique en vidéo (attention, ça va très vite).
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SmartBot : le robot smartphone disponible - Le Journal du Geek

SmartBot : le robot smartphone disponible - Le Journal du Geek | Robots & design | Scoop.it
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SmartBot : le robot smartphone disponible
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Il s'agit d'un robot programmable qui utilise un Smartphone comme cerveau et capteurs.
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Wildcat, le robot qui galope

Wildcat, le robot qui galope | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Boston Dynamics, qui développe des robots mobiles pour l’armée américaine, a publié une vidéo montrant son dernier-né : Wildcat, un robot quadrupède qui galope à 25 km/h, en toute liberté.
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Will iRobot and Cisco’s New Robot Take a Bite Out of Business Travel?

Will iRobot and Cisco’s New Robot Take a Bite Out of Business Travel? | Robots & design | Scoop.it
If Cisco and iRobot have their way, robot CEOs may invade boardrooms from Tokyo to New York to London in 2014. iRobot and Cisco recently announced collaboration on the autonomous Ava 500 telepresence robot for business.
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Harvard's flying robot insect can now hover and steer

Harvard's flying robot insect can now hover and steer | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Harvard researchers have presented video of the world's first controlled flight of an insect-sized winged robot.
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Pour recréer le sens du toucher, TakkTile place un baromètre dans la paume des robots | L'Atelier: Disruptive innovation

Pour recréer le sens du toucher, TakkTile place un baromètre dans la paume des robots | L'Atelier: Disruptive innovation | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Toujours dans l'optique de rendre les machines capables de discerner ce qu'elles touchent, afin de les traiter en conséquence, la Harvard School s'intéresse à la pression atmosphérique pour évaluer le poids d’un objet.
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University of Cambridge debuts virtual talking head capable of expressing human emotions

University of Cambridge debuts virtual talking head capable of expressing human emotions | Robots & design | Scoop.it
The University of Cambridge has developed virtual talking head technology that could one day be used as a digital person assistant
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Dr. Guero's back with another robot balancing act

Dr. Guero's back with another robot balancing act | Robots & design | Scoop.it
A roboticist has programmed a hobby humanoid robot kit to balance on a pair of thin stilts.
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Swarms of robotic bees could pollinate the flowers of the future

Swarms of robotic bees could pollinate the flowers of the future | Robots & design | Scoop.it
With the bee population in distressing decline, Harvard roboticists have been looking into an artificial solution for pollinating plants.
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NASA working on RASSOR robot space excavator

NASA working on RASSOR robot space excavator | Robots & design | Scoop.it
NASA reveals an excavation robot that may one day be sent to the Moon or Mars.
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Print your own InMoov animatronic robot

Print your own InMoov animatronic robot | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Gael Langevin has spent the last year designing and engineering an animatronic android that can be built using 3D printed parts and off-the-shelf electronics.
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CES 2013 : la tablette à écran flexible débarque à Las Vegas

CES 2013 : la tablette à écran flexible débarque à Las Vegas | Robots & design | Scoop.it
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L'américain Intel, l'université canadienne Queen et le britannique Plastic Logic ont travaillé ensemble sur une tablette tactile...
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Le salon du Consumer Electronic Show (CES) accueille les nouveautés électroniques destinées au grand public. C'est au tour d'Intel, l'université Queen et l'entreprise Plastic Logic de présenter leur produit : la PaperTab.

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Low-cost autonomous robots replicate swarming behavior

Low-cost autonomous robots replicate swarming behavior | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Lincoln have developed a tiny, low-cost autonomous robot that replicates the behavior of swarming honeybees and uses an obst...
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Un robot qui s'inspire du gecko pour adhérer à toutes les surfaces

Un robot qui s'inspire du gecko pour adhérer à toutes les surfaces | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Dans une vidéo publiée le 2 janvier, l'Agence spatiale européenne (ESA) a dévoilé Abigaille III, un robot inspiré du gecko pour évoluer sur n'importe quelle surface, à la verticale comme à l'horizontale.
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Le robot imbattable à Pierre Feuille Ciseaux - Spi0n.com

Le robot imbattable à Pierre Feuille Ciseaux - Spi0n.com | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Janken est une main robot qui est imbattable au jeu Pierre-feuille-ciseaux contre un humain. Ce robot est muni d'un capteur de reconnaissance à grande vitesse qui permet de voir en quelques millisecondes ce que va ...
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Mobiserv robot designed to keep tabs on seniors

Mobiserv robot designed to keep tabs on seniors | Robots & design | Scoop.it
As part of the larger Mobiserv Project, a consortium of European research institutes and companies has created a robot designed to care for the elderly in t...
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Conran re-imagines the camera … with a big hole

Conran re-imagines the camera … with a big hole | Robots & design | Scoop.it
The Conran design firm was recently asked to re-imagine an everyday item, and it produced a concept camera with a large hole through the middle.
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De nouvelles peaux pour les robots

De nouvelles peaux pour les robots | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Techno folies :
Un robot qui saisit un œuf sans le casser, ou vous serre la main sans risque ? Rien d’impossible, à condition que la machine...
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DARPA developing robotic arms that can complete tasks on their own

DARPA developing robotic arms that can complete tasks on their own | Robots & design | Scoop.it
DARPA is developing an autonomous robotic arm that requires only simple commands to performs complex tasks, like changing a tire or defusing explosive devices.
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Virginia Tech develops a better robotic jellyfish

Virginia Tech develops a better robotic jellyfish | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Researchers at Virginia Tech have created a larger, improved version of their existing RoboJelly robotic jellyfish.
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NES robot mash-up competes in robo boxing tournament

NES robot mash-up competes in robo boxing tournament | Robots & design | Scoop.it
A Japanese hobbyist has modified a robot kit to work with an original Famicom (8-bit NES) controller.
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Miniature Toy Robots Made from Recycled Electronic Components | Colossal

Miniature Toy Robots Made from Recycled Electronic Components | Colossal | Robots & design | Scoop.it
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ModiBots toy line takes advantage of 3D print-on-demand service

ModiBots toy line takes advantage of 3D print-on-demand service | Robots & design | Scoop.it
Toy designer Wayne Losey has launched his own line through a 3D print-on-demand business model.
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UCSD's robot baby Diego-san appears on video for the first time

UCSD's robot baby Diego-san appears on video for the first time | Robots & design | Scoop.it
A new humanoid robot based on an infant will help researchers at UCSD study how the brain develops.
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