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03.21.12
Robot jellyfish feeds on its surroundings, looks for a job in underwater surveillance
03.21.12

Robot jellyfish feeds on its surroundings, looks for a job in underwater surveillance

We've seen plenty of robots inspired by nature, but this robot jellyfish developed by researchers...

By D. Melanson,   03.21.12
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03.11.12
SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot
03.11.12

SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot

It took six years, but at long last, Anna Konda has a formidable firefighting partner. SAFFiR, also...

By D. Murph,   03.11.12
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12.23.11
VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer
12.23.11

VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer

If basking in the presence of a powerful supercomputer is on your list of "must-haves" when selec...

By Z. Lutz,   12.23.11
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07.12.11
DARwin-OP, CHARLI-2 humanoids make history at RoboCup 2011, 'U-S-A!' chants ensue (video)
07.12.11

DARwin-OP, CHARLI-2 humanoids make history at RoboCup 2011, 'U-S-A!' chants ensue (video)

While most American sports fans were busy celebrating a World Cup victory over Brazil this weekend,...

By A. Toor,   07.12.11
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02.20.11
Robot hand hits 20WPM, nearly ready to embrace infinite monkey theorem
02.20.11

Robot hand hits 20WPM, nearly ready to embrace infinite monkey theorem

Robot hands have been grabbing, crushing, drawing and otherwise actuating for years, but have you e...

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01.31.11
Hokies give (tactile) sight to the blind so they can drive, no word on turning water into wine
01.31.11

Hokies give (tactile) sight to the blind so they can drive, no word on turning water into wine

Daytona International Speedway is synonymous with speed, auto racing, and . . . blind people? Virgi...

By M. Gorman,   01.31.11
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09.07.10
ESPN 3D review: college football kickoff
09.07.10

ESPN 3D review: college football kickoff

The 2009 BCS National Championship game showed us the potential of 3D sports broadcasts but now it'...

By R. Lawler,   09.07.10
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08.07.10
Virginia Tech's HokieSpeed supercomputer to rely on CPU and GPU synergies
08.07.10

Virginia Tech's HokieSpeed supercomputer to rely on CPU and GPU synergies

Virginia Tech's no stranger to housing supercomputers -- those folks strung together 324 Mac Pros ba...

By D. Murph,   08.07.10
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07.29.10
ESPN 3D schedules 13 college football broadcasts this season; Va. Tech / Boise St. is first
07.29.10

ESPN 3D schedules 13 college football broadcasts this season; Va. Tech / Boise St. is first

After unveiling the standard college football schedule, ESPN has seen fit to reveal the first three...

By R. Lawler,   07.29.10
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