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11.17.11
Head-mounted AR trainer is another Star Trek prop come to life (video)
11.17.11

Head-mounted AR trainer is another Star Trek prop come to life (video)

Those of you familiar with the Dominion headsets from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine will probably...

By D. Cooper,   11.17.11
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03.04.11
Japanese researchers weave capacitive touch into large-area textiles, want to make them wearable (video)
03.04.11

Japanese researchers weave capacitive touch into large-area textiles, want to make them wearable (video)

Conductive fibers, yo, they're the future. Japan's AIST is back with yet another quirky idea, this...

By Vlad Savov,   03.04.11
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03.02.11
AIST shows off full-color night vision camera, well lit Bullwinkle figurine (video)
03.02.11

AIST shows off full-color night vision camera, well lit Bullwinkle figurine (video)

You might know them for seemingly ridiculous innovations like Segway shoes or the HRP-4C pop star r...

By C. Trout,   03.02.11
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11.03.10
Choreographing a humanoid robot's dance routine is as easy as click and pull
11.03.10

Choreographing a humanoid robot's dance routine is as easy as click and pull

You may not be able to build an HRP-4C fembot in your average garage, but the programming would pra...

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10.27.10
Actroid-F: the angel of death robot coming to a hospital near you (video)
10.27.10

Actroid-F: the angel of death robot coming to a hospital near you (video)

It's been a few years since we checked in with Actroid, a bot we first saw way back in 2005. What y...

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10.19.10
HRP-4C dances and sings her way into the Uncanny Valley (video)
10.19.10

HRP-4C dances and sings her way into the Uncanny Valley (video)

AIST's HRP-4C fashion robot has dramatically improved since we first saw "her" strut her stuff on t...

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09.17.10
Impressive HRP-4 robot will make you bow in deference (video)
09.17.10

Impressive HRP-4 robot will make you bow in deference (video)

Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) is back with the...

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08.26.10
AIST's i3Space tactile 3D interface: destroyer of (virtual) worlds
08.26.10

AIST's i3Space tactile 3D interface: destroyer of (virtual) worlds

Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST, to friends) is resp...

By P. Miller,   08.26.10
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08.01.10
Lightweight robot arm connects to your wheelchair, stoops in your stead (video)
08.01.10

Lightweight robot arm connects to your wheelchair, stoops in your stead (video)

Japan's latest robot arm won't flip pancakes or do dishes, and you'll have to control its every mov...

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