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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,...

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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...

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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'...

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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...

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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...

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07.11.10
Marines field autonomous support vehicles based on winning robot design (video)
07.11.10

Marines field autonomous support vehicles based on winning robot design (video)

Since their third-place finish in the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge, TORC Technology's had quite a cli...

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07.04.10
Prototype car with tactile feedback challenges the blind to drive (update)
07.04.10

Prototype car with tactile feedback challenges the blind to drive (update)

We can already imagine just what you're thinking -- the blind have no place behind the wheel, right...

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06.30.10
RoboCup Soccer 2010 finals show impressive realism by feigning injuries (video)
06.30.10

RoboCup Soccer 2010 finals show impressive realism by feigning injuries (video)

The World Cup may still be ongoing (despite what the US, England, and a handful of others may think...

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