Robotics News

Watch a man control two robotic prosthetic arms with his mind

Thanks to a neural surgery and robotic technology, a man in Colorado named Les Baugh is the first person to gain the ability to control two shoulder-level robotic arms with his mind. ...

12 hours ago from The Verge

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Quadriplegic successfully uses mind-controlled robotic arm

In 2012, a quadriplegic woman managed to move a robotic arm, using only her thoughts, to a level of proficiency that allowed her to eat a chocolate bar using said arm. The University of Pittsburgh ...

15 hours ago from Gizmag

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US Navy develop underwater drone shaped like a sharp

You've heard of the Navy Seals, now meet the Navy Shark.

9 hours ago from The Independent

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Giant robotic insect takes its first steps

A six-legged robot that moves its legs independently can walk over obstacles and rough terrain

Wed 17 Dec 14 from Newscientist

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Getting bot responders into shape

Sandia National Laboratories is tackling one of the biggest barriers to the use of robots in emergency response: energy efficiency.

Tue 16 Dec 14 from

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Digital worm inhabits Lego worm-bot, moves without training

The OpenWorm project has put its simulated worm into a robot, and the results show just how accurate their simulation really is.

Wed 17 Dec 14 from

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Warehouse drones are the inventory workers of the future

John Hopton for - Your Universe Online Anyone who works in a warehouse - or for some strange reason reads up on warehouse operations for fun - will know that taking inventory is ...

Wed 17 Dec 14 from RedOrbit

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iRobot Announces Create 2: An Updated, Hackable Roomba

The "pickup truck of educational robots" is available now for $199

Wed 10 Dec 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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RoboSimian Beats Out Surrogate for JPL's DRC Finals Spot

For the DRC Finals, JPL is betting on a robot that looks like a monkey over a robot that looks like a human

Mon 15 Dec 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Play With a Swarm of Robots at NYC's Museum of Mathematics

Museumgoers can watch behaviors emerge underfoot

Thu 11 Dec 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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