Robotics News

Italy team cheers robot pulling a passenger plane

This four-legged robot has pull—3 tons of it—and its engineers were proud to show it off on May 23 as rugged and powerful as it is.

Sun 26 May 19 from TechXplore

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This robot helps you lift objects—by looking at your biceps

We humans are very good at collaboration. For instance, when two people work together to carry a heavy object like a table or a sofa, they tend to instinctively coordinate their motions, constantly ...

Thu 23 May 19 from TechXplore

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Better together: human and robot co-workers

More and more processes are being automated. Self-driving delivery vehicles are finding their way into many areas. However, an interdisciplinary research team has observed that cooperation between ...

Fri 24 May 19 from ScienceDaily

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UC Berkeley's "Hyper-Aggressive Pogo-Stick" Robot Now Works Outdoors

Salto gets an upgrade and now it can go for a bounce outside the lab

Tue 21 May 19 from IEEE Spectrum

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MIT's RoboRaise bot will mimic your bicep curls

Robots are pretty good at carrying out specific actions, provided we give them specific instructions first. But could robots and humans work together more seamlessly if the machines were ...

Wed 22 May 19 from Gizmag

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Meet the fly-drive drone

Israeli prototype has several forms of locomotion but one set of motors.

20 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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TrailStomper microtrailer might just be the lightest, sleekest off-road camping trailer out there

Just days after we looked at a 298-lb (135-kg) prototype camping trailer that is literally featherlight, we found a trailer that weighs even less – and this one's built to go off-road. ...

Fri 24 May 19 from Gizmag

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Stanford's robotic Doggo trots, flips and dances

Move over Spot, there's a new four-legged flipping robot in town. Boston Dynamic's dog-like droid has some new, friendly competition in the form of a quadruped built by undergraduate ...

Mon 20 May 19 from Gizmag

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Inside Facebook's robotics lab where it teaches six-legged bots to walk and makes its AI smarter

Among the machines being developed are walking hexapods that resemble a spider, a robotic arm and a human-like hand complete with sensors to help it touch.

Mon 20 May 19 from Daily Mail

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