Robotics News

This sci-fi film was shot entirely by autonomous drones

Directed by speculative architect Liam Young, In the Robot Skies claims to be the first narrative fiction film shot entirely by autonomous, pre-programmed drones. But the lack of human ...

Tue 27 Sep 16 from Engadget

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Deep-Diving Robots Zap, Kill Invasive Lionfish

The company that makes Roomba vacuums, iRobot, is creating a robot to target and kill invasive lionfish.

Mon 26 Sep 16 from Livescience

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Video: Real-life Transformer built by Turkish company

Robots in disguise, but for real.        

Tue 27 Sep 16 from USA today

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Sewbo robot can sew a t-shirt thanks to stiffened fabric

(Tech Xplore)—A robot that sews has attracted attention of a number of sites watching for news in robotics systems. Sewbo has announced what the company says is the world's first robotically ...

Sat 24 Sep 16 from TechXplore

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Robots don't have to behave or look like humans

The R2-D2 robot from Star Wars doesn't communicate in human language but is, nevertheless, capable of showing its intentions. For human-robot interaction, the robot does not have to be a true ...

Thu 22 Sep 16 from

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Ghost Robotics' Minitaur Quadruped Conquers Stairs, Doors, Fences, and Is Somehow Affordable

This robot uses innovative direct-drive motors go pretty much anywhere

Mon 19 Sep 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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Two-armed drones developed to help with hands-on tasks

(Tech Xplore)—Drones are good for things other than delivering pizzas and sneakers for sure. We are reading more and more about applications intended for public services, for farming, engineering ...

Wed 21 Sep 16 from TechXplore

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Robots Fight NY/NJ Terror Bombs

A NYPD bomb disposal robot handles an unexploded pressure cooker bomb on Sept. 17, 2016 on West 27th Street in New York City. Credit: Lucien Harriot/Getty Images ...

Mon 19 Sep 16 from Discovery News

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Researchers establish a standard for robotic ethics

"Robots should not be designed solely or primarily to kill or harm humans."

Tue 20 Sep 16 from

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Can You Arrest a Robot?

During a political rally in Moscow, police reportedly tried to cuff a very unusual suspect.

Mon 19 Sep 16 from MIT Technology Review

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