Robotics News

CyPhy Works' New Drone Fits in Your Pocket, Flies for Two Hours

A thin tether provides enough constant power and communications to this pocket-sized surveillance drone

7 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Real Robots to Help Fight Ebola

Robots aren't ready to help fight ebola right now, but within a few months, they might be

Mon 20 Oct 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Will Your Next Best Friend Be A Robot?

Pepper Pepper, Japan's first affordable social robot, goes on sale in February. It can read emotions and will be a platform for new apps. Courtesy Softbank The Japanese ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Popular Science

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Robots recognize humans in disaster environments

Through a computational algorithm, a team of researchers from the University of Guadalajara (UDG) in Mexico, developed a neural network that allows a small robot to detect different patterns, ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from

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Drones are going to be a part of your day-to-day life very soon. And you'll be bored stiff by them

We've become so overexposed to technology that the extraordinary is now very, very ordinary, says Willard Foxton

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Tech

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An android opera: Japan's Shibuya plots new era of robot music

Life and death, surveillance and privacy, humans and robots: Keiichiro Shibuya likes to unsettle and push boundaries in music.

Mon 20 Oct 14 from

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Video Friday: Keecker Not a Robot, Drone Racing, and Robotics Tipping Point

Your weekly dose of robot videos

Fri 17 Oct 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Germ-zapping robot could support war against Ebola (w/ Video)

Some years ago, when Ebola was not in any global news headlines, researchers presented their paper, "Use of Medical Robotics in Biothreat Situations" to an American Medical Informatics Association ...

Sat 18 Oct 14 from

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Robot project envisions factories where more people want to work

Rather than taking jobs, robots will one day soon join people on the factory floor, as co-workers and collaborators. That's the vision of a EUR 6.5 million project led by Stockholm's KTH Royal ...

Wed 15 Oct 14 from

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Robot Teams Practice for Japan Volcano Monitoring

Aerial robots carrying ground robots and sampling equipment prepare to explore active volcanoes

Tue 14 Oct 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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