Robotics

11.26.15
'Spencer' the robot is here to help guide lost airline passengers
11.26.15

'Spencer' the robot is here to help guide lost airline passengers

Travellers through Schiphol will soon have a robot shepherd to guide them to the next gate

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11.16.15
Pop-up sensor would give robot surgeons a sense of touch
11.16.15

Pop-up sensor would give robot surgeons a sense of touch

Harvard's unique expanding sensor would let robot surgeons feel their patients.

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11.12.15
Vending machine dispenses your new car like a soft drink
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11.12.15

Vending machine dispenses your new car like a soft drink

Carvana's latest vending machine will bring your new car right to your feet.

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10.21.15
Simulated brain cells give robot instinctive navigation skills
10.21.15

Simulated brain cells give robot instinctive navigation skills

Now robots can be taught to find their way home.

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10.19.15
Tiny pneumatic actuator makes soft robots practical
10.19.15

Tiny pneumatic actuator makes soft robots practical

This tiny machinery could make easy to make soft robots move... all you need is water and electricity.

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10.07.15
Jumping robot uses safety tethers to control its fall
10.07.15

Jumping robot uses safety tethers to control its fall

Robo-spiders have no need for your puny human trust falls.

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08.30.15
Smoother movements help robots save a lot of energy
08.30.15

Smoother movements help robots save a lot of energy

The days of watching robots move around in a mad panic may soon be over, as scientists are giving them smoother movements that save energy.

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08.18.15
Humanoid bot goes for a walk in the woods, terrifies nature on the way
08.18.15

Humanoid bot goes for a walk in the woods, terrifies nature on the way

Boston Dynamics' six-foot humanoid bot Atlas is breaking out of the lab... and going for walkies in...

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08.17.15
This is the desk lamp of your (robotic) dreams
08.17.15

This is the desk lamp of your (robotic) dreams

It's back-to-school season. For some of you, this means needing a fancy new lamp for your home or...

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