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09.24.17
Robots learn to walk naturally by understanding their bodies
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Robots learn to walk naturally by understanding their bodies

Self-aware algorithms and flexible joints help them move more like humans.

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09.11.16
Watch Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot balance on one foot
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Watch Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot balance on one foot

Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot is making a little progress on staying upright in tricky situations.

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07.12.16
Georgia Tech's DURUS robot has a more natural human-like stride
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Georgia Tech's DURUS robot has a more natural human-like stride

DURUS now has more natural heel-strike and toe push-off movements.

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07.15.15
Meet the faces of Japan's first robot-staffed hotel
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07.15.15

Meet the faces of Japan's first robot-staffed hotel

Japan's first robot-staffed hotel opens this week and we just got the full tour. While the main at...

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06.18.15
The bots that bucked the humanoid trend at DARPA's challenge
06.18.15

The bots that bucked the humanoid trend at DARPA's challenge

Humanoids are supposed to be best suited for a world that's engineered for humans. They can clim...

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02.05.15
US Navy's firefighting robot finally appears (with a trusty sidekick)
02.05.15

US Navy's firefighting robot finally appears (with a trusty sidekick)

SAFFiR, the humanoid firefighting robot that the US Navy and Virginia Tech engineers have been dev...

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