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Robotic Prosthetic Hand Made by Open Bionics wins James Dyson Award

Open Bionics started out in 2013 from a bedroom as a crowd-funding project and was later supported by Bristol Robotics Laboratory. The creator of Open Bionics, Joel Gibbard, plans to help hand amputees by providing them lightweight robotic hands. The design of these robotic hands has been iterated 10 times till now since they were […]

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USA’s THORwin humanoid Robot Wins International Robotic Soccer Championship

THORwin, a humanoid machine, might not be able to shoot and bend it like Beckham but when it’s about robotic soccer players, it surely is the best. This US-made machine just bagged the top prize in China for adult-sized category RoboCup this year in an international yearly soccer championship that’s especially designed for robots. This […]

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President Obama Plays Football with Japanese Robot (VIDEO)

President Obama Plays Football With Japanese Robot Asimo U.S. President Barack Obama President had a great time playing soccer with a Japanese robot ASIMO. ASIMO, the Honda Robot, looked like a 10 year old dressed in an astronaut suit having a lot of fun showing multiple things he could do to impress the President, including challenging him to […]

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US Military Mounts M-240 Machine Gun on “Protector” Robot

Wars are not going to be fought by people; they’re going to be fought by our robot overlords. While the US military has been using drones and robots for some time, they have now taken the next logical step and outfitted one of their land robots with a machine gun. The so-called “Protector” robot had […]

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Japan’s Blackjack Dealing Robot Shows Off the Future Of Gambling

Do you own a busy gambling den and/or casino? Are your staff taking unnecessary “bathroom, breaks”, taking winnings for themselves or cheating the system? Perhaps you just want a more secure, calculating system with little chance of human error? Then what you need is Yaskawa Motoman Robotics new SDA10F blackjack dealing robot. The sophisticated robot […]

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Swarm Robots Automatically Play the Piano (Video)

The future isn’t about having a massive supercomputer. It’s about having a giant swarm of really small robots, as is the case with these music-playing bots from Georgia Tech. Coming from the school’s Georgia Robotics and InTelligent Systems (GRITS) Lab, these Khepera robots are instructed to play a certain score, but they’re not at all told how to do it.

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Dragonfly Robotic Insect UAV is Freaking Cool

UAV’s are one of those areas of technology that really opens a lot of doors for creativity, and for designers and manufacturers, there’s no better inspiration than the natural world around us. A team from Georgia Tech has been hard at work on mimicking the natural flying capabilities of a dragonfly, and with their new palm-sized TechJet Dragonfly, their work may have paid off.

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Fear the Salad making Robot

There’s only one thing more worrying than a robot wielding a knife, and that is a robot wielding a knife that it knows how to use it. However in this instance, CIROS, a unit suitably fit for the kitchen, robot knife skills may be more helpful than we may have thought before.

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New Robot Has Moves like Macgyver

Most of us have at least heard of the TV show Macgyver before. You know, about the guy who can basically take just about anything and turn it into a true solution to a problem? Well, that’s what Professor Mike Stilman and researchers at Georgia Tech are attempting to do with a robot creation of their own, aptly named the “Macgyver bot”.

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Robotic Bees Capable of Pollination?

Researchers at Harvard are working hard to advance one step closer towards finishing a development project involving a micro air vehicle named the Robobee. The robot, that is smaller than a coin, was already able to lift off using it’s own power source, but now it has added functionalities to help control it’s flight.

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Octopus-like Robot Uses Air-Filled Limbs to Move Around

Animal robots have become quite commonplace. In fact, a robot that isn’t designed after a human being or another animal would probably be more out of place. Today we are taking a look at a robot that uses four air-powered limbs that take inspiration from the body and design of an octopus.