Robotics News

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, ...

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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 ...

22 hours ago from Popular Science

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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 ...

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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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US Students Design Robot to Locate Unexploded Underwater Mines

Many educators believe that hands-on experience is the best way to learn. A project developed by a group of students at the Stevens Institute of Technology, in Hoboken, New Jersey is proving ...

Wed 15 Oct 14 from Voice of America

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Can we teach robots right from wrong?

From performing surgery and flying planes to babysitting kids and driving cars, today's robots can do it all. With chatbots such as Eugene Goostman recently being hailed as "passing" the Turing ...

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