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10 Biggest Challenges in Robotics

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The robot revolution is coming, but there remain many challenges that need to be solved. Here are the top 10 challenges facing robotics, according to industry experts.
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Industrial exoskeletons expand, increasing capabilities, helping healthcare

Industrial exoskeletons expand, increasing capabilities, helping healthcare | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
In this roundup of industrial exoskeletons, we look at multiple companies developing them and how they could make assistive technology cheaper.
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Amazon's 'collaborative' robots offer peek into the future

Amazon's 'collaborative' robots offer peek into the future | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Hundreds of orange robots zoom and whiz back and forth like miniature bumper cars—but instead of colliding, they're following a carefully plotted path to transport thousands of items ordered from online giant Amazon.
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RFID tags help robots locate and grab moving objects in milliseconds

RFID tags help robots locate and grab moving objects in milliseconds | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
MIT Media Lab researchers are using RFID tags to make it easier to locate objects.
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Out of the Way, Human! Delivery Robots Want a Share of Your Sidewalk

Out of the Way, Human! Delivery Robots Want a Share of Your Sidewalk | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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RVR is a Sphero robot for budding tinkerers

RVR is a Sphero robot for budding tinkerers | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Sphero's been amusing us with its collection of robotic balls, like its adorable BB-8, for eight years. But lately the company has been getting awa
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Chinese schoolgirl shamed for using robot to write homework. Now everybody wants one

Chinese schoolgirl shamed for using robot to write homework. Now everybody wants one | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Report about teen caught by her mother after using a device for Lunar New Year assignments alerts a wider audience to the robots, which can copy text and mimic your handwriting.
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Artificial intelligence can identify microscopic marine organisms

Artificial intelligence can identify microscopic marine organisms | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can automatically provide species-level identification of microscopic marine organisms. The next step is to incorporate the AI into a robotic system that will help advance our understanding of the world's oceans, both now and in our prehistoric past.
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Expert roundtable: mobile robotics challenges & opportunities

Expert roundtable: mobile robotics challenges & opportunities | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
In this virtual roundtable, A3 speaks with executives at four market leaders about the evolving capabilities and use cases for autonomous mobile robots.
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Nuro raises $940 million for robot car deliveries

Nuro raises $940 million for robot car deliveries | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Mountain View, California-based autonomous delivery startup Nuro has raised nearly $1 billion from Softbank's Vision Fund.
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For Micro Robot Insects, Four Wings May Be Better Than Two - IEEE Spectrum

For Micro Robot Insects, Four Wings May Be Better Than Two - IEEE Spectrum | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
An extra pair of wings makes robot insects much easier to control
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Oregon company pays $385m for Chelmsford robot maker Endeavor - The Boston Globe

Oregon company pays $385m for Chelmsford robot maker Endeavor - The Boston Globe | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Local firm, once part of iRobot Corp., sells equipment to the military.
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The first walking robot that moves without GPS

The first walking robot that moves without GPS | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Desert ants are extraordinary solitary navigators. Researchers were inspired by these ants as they designed AntBot, the first walking robot that can explore its environment randomly and go home automatically, without GPS or mapping. This work opens up new strategies for navigation in autonomous vehicles and robotics.
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Chinese Scientists Built a Brain Interface to Control Cyborg Rats

Chinese Scientists Built a Brain Interface to Control Cyborg Rats | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Using only their thoughts, humans were able to control the movements of rat cyborgs created by a team of Chinese researchers.
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New-and-improved snaky robot headed for sea trials

New-and-improved snaky robot headed for sea trials | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
​It was a couple of years ago that we first heard about the Eelume, an eel-like robot designed to perform underwater maintenance and inspections. Well, the latest version of the device, known as the EELY500, is about to begin sea trials in Norway.
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Will AI Achieve Consciousness? Wrong Question

Will AI Achieve Consciousness? Wrong Question | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
We should not be creating conscious, humanoid agents but an entirely new sort of entity, rather like oracles, with no conscience, no fear of death, no distracting loves and hates.
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Japan Sends Robot Into the Nuclear Hell of the Fukushima Reactor

Japan Sends Robot Into the Nuclear Hell of the Fukushima Reactor | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
A robot just physically examined the radioactive fuel at the damaged Fukushima Nuclear Reactor. It's the first step toward an ongoing cleanup mission.
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Graphene-based nanoelectronics breakthrough

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A team of Danish and Japanese scientists report a breakthrough in graphene-based nanoelectronics. They can pattern the graphene without destroying it.
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Lenovo leads $10M investment in 6-legged robot maker Vincross

Lenovo leads $10M investment in 6-legged robot maker Vincross | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Vincross, the company behind the six-legged robot Hexa, said on Tuesday that it has picked up $10 million in a Series A+ funding round led by Lenovo Capital, the startup fund managed by Lenovo Group. Returning investor GGV Capital and newcomer Seekdource Capital also participated. The company decli…
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ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com uses AI to generate endless fake faces

ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com uses AI to generate endless fake faces | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence has the ability to generate and manipulate imagery quickly and at scale. The latest examples is ThisPersonDoestNotExist.com, which uses technology open-sourced by Nvidia to generate new portraits on demand.
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Robot Wars: $60B Intuitive Surgical Dominated Its Market For 20 Years. Now Rivals Like Alphabet Are Moving In.

Robot Wars: $60B Intuitive Surgical Dominated Its Market For 20 Years. Now Rivals Like Alphabet Are Moving In. | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Intuitive Surgical was a pioneer in operating room robots, dominating the market with its da Vinci surgical helpers. Rivals are now coming for the spoils, and CEO Gary Guthart has a plan to head them off.
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Navy’s Giant New Robot Sub Will Prowl Ocean For Months Autonomously

Navy’s Giant New Robot Sub Will Prowl Ocean For Months Autonomously | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
The U.S. Naval Institute says the sub will be used for "mine countermeasures, anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, electronic warfare and strike missions."
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This Cute Robot Assistant Speaks Exclusively in GIFs and Video Clips

This Cute Robot Assistant Speaks Exclusively in GIFs and Video Clips | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Move over, Amazon Echo and Google Home! Peeqo is a cute robot that will answer your spoken word questions by displaying a specially selected short video or GIF. Because, you know, it’s 2019 and nobody feels comfortable talking to one another the old-fashioned way anymore.
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This robot can melt and re-form its legs to change how it walks

This robot can melt and re-form its legs to change how it walks | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
It can produce different walking styles by melting and then re-solidifying its structure, helping it get around obstacles.
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R.I.P., Opportunity Rover: the Hardest-Working Robot in the Solar System

R.I.P., Opportunity Rover: the Hardest-Working Robot in the Solar System | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
NASA announced that, after 15 years and 5,000 charge cycles, the Mars rover Opportunity is officially dead. Here’s what killed the tenacious little robot.
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Future Welding Robots Could be Mind-Controlled by their Human Bosses

Future Welding Robots Could be Mind-Controlled by their Human Bosses | Curation Feed | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have developed a brain-computer interface system that makes it possible for a person to control a welding robot using only their thoughts. Here's how it works, and why it could turn out to be useful in the workplace.
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