Robotics News

Invertebrates inspire next-gen warfare

The American military is embracing the flexible potential of soft robotics. Andrew Masterson reports.

Wed 18 Apr 18 from Cosmos Magazine

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Sony, Carnegie Mellon Team Up To Research Cooking Robots

Robots that can cook and make drinks already exist, but could this be the way of the future where more of our F&B outlets will start turning to robots for that? That’s why Sony and Carnegie ...

17 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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iRobot CEO says the future of the smart home is going to mean making friends with robots

What is the future of robotics and automation in the home? Over the last few years, the most obvious trend has been for virtual assistants like Alexa to link together smart devices ...

4 hours ago from The Verge

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Researchers design 'soft' robots that can move on their own

If Star Wars' R2-D2 is your idea of a robot, think again. Researchers led by a University of Houston engineer have reported a new class of soft robot, composed of ultrathin sensing, actuating ...

Wed 18 Apr 18 from TechXplore

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Japanese Engineer Wins at Life With 28-Foot ‘Gundam’ Robot

Who among us hasn’t wished to join the Power Rangers or take a ride in a Transformer? Japanese engineer Masaaki Nagumo made his own Mobile Suit Gundam dreams a reality when he created ...

Mon 16 Apr 18 from

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Playground is betting big on robots

You find robotics in unexpected corners of Playground Global’s Palo Alto headquarters. They’re in the lobby and scattered amongst the cubicles. Inside the venture fund’s labs, an older Spot ...

Sat 14 Apr 18 from TechCrunch

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Don't Forget, It's National Robotics Week!

Hundreds of robotics events are taking place all over the country this week

Tue 10 Apr 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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Aquabotix unleashes swarming, swimming, autonomous robots

Robots are already largely inspired by the bodies of animals, so why not mimic their behaviors too? Swarms of insects and schools of fish have inspired engineers to create groups of ...

Mon 9 Apr 18 from Gizmag

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