Robotics

Honda’s ASIMO robot is now more advanced than ever

We may have less than 30 years before robots become as intelligent as humans, and Honda’s taking another big step in...
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MIT has taken the first step towards creating shape-shifting robots

Robots tend to be either very rigid or very soft, but neither extreme is ideal; ideally, machines could both squish themselves...
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This robot can copy the Torah faster than a rabbi can

The robot’s quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink. It...
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Foxconn’s robots will assist its human workers, not replace them

Foxconn’s upcoming robot deployment on Apple-based production lines will only be in a supportive role, leaving human jobs mostly intact, claims...
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Foxconn is starting to faze out human workers in favor of robots

Robots are naturally more efficient than human beings. This is because they do not require sleep or food, and won’t be...
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Google’s co-founders have ensured that they won’t be killed by Terminators

The Connor family may be doing a great job preventing Skynet from becoming self-aware and declaring war on humanity, but Google...
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German automaker, Daimler, has demonstrated a self-driving truck

Attention Google: Your self-driving car looks wimpy compared to this self-driving beast-turned-truck. On Thursday, German automaker Daimler demonstrated the Mercedes-Benz Future...
Avatar of Sal McCloskey Sal McCloskey
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RoboEarth is a cloud network that lets robots teach other robots

RoboEarth. No, it’s not a lame SNES game from 1994, it’s a cloud network that lets robots learn from the actions...
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An airport in Germany now has a robot valet that parks your car for you

You’ve just caught the “red-eye” flight home. The baby in the next row screamed all of the way, your in-flight meal...
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This solar-powered farming robot automatically kills pests and picks weeds

Farming is long and hard work, but it can be rewarding too, especially when you take into consideration that you know...
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A former NASA engineer has designed a giant robot that juggles cars

Robots are starting to be more and more pervasive in our world, never mind that they have long ruled assembly and...
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Crowdsourcing information from the internet can help robots learn faster

Robots can quickly and easily learn new things through crowdsourcing, says a new study done by a University of Washington research...
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This robot’s sole purpose is to bake flatbread

Now, getting a robot into the baking game might not sound likely, despite the fact that some of them are now...
Avatar of Sal McCloskey Sal McCloskey
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SoftBank wants to create an Android-like operating system for robots

Softbank’s Pepper robot is hard not to love, even if we haven’t quite grasped the point of the adorable thing. We’re...
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The Netherlands wants to have self-driving trucks within five years

Google has their self-driving car project, while BMW too, has experimented with their own version, with Volvo looking at a “Drive...
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This quadcopter can follow and record you autonomously

We know there are more than a few adrenaline junkies out there who love to film their crazy exploits. However this...
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TravelByDrone is like YouTube for drone footage

Drones are spreading like wildfire across the globe, and people are recording incredible footage of everything from cityscapes to countrysides. To...
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Michigan is building a fake city to test automated cars

The University of Michigan will be truly ahead of the pack this fall as it opens up a new automated vehicle...
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