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Aerial-Biped Is a Quadrotor With Legs That Can Fly-Walk

Walking around wouldn't be nearly so hard if you could just shut gravity off for a bit

16 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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AI robot arm scans Where's Wally books to find elusive character in seconds

Whole process takes just a matter of seconds.

Sat 11 Aug 18 from The Independent

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Therapy Robot Teaches Social Skills to Children With Autism

The QTrobot from LuxAI was designed to help children with autism learn to interact with humans

Thu 9 Aug 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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Toymaker Anki wants its robot assistant to be a pet for adults

Anki, which has made its name in robotic toys, wants to take on broader ambitions.

Wed 8 Aug 18 from The Washington Post

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Meet the guy with four arms, two of which someone else controls in VR

These robotic limbs could someday help people work together when they’re far apart.

Mon 6 Aug 18 from MIT Technology Review

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Pizza Hut in Korea uses a robot waiter to serve pizza - CNET

The company is testing this for just two weeks.

Wed 8 Aug 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Soft, multi-functional robots get really small

Roboticists are envisioning a future in which soft, animal-inspired robots can be safely deployed in difficult-to-access environments, such as inside the human body or in spaces that are too ...

Mon 6 Aug 18 from TechXplore

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Hands-on with Vector, Anki's new emotive home assistant robot

Sci-fi has long promised that robots would be living in our houses someday, helping us out and basically becoming a member of the family. But that hasn't really happened yet – after ...

Wed 8 Aug 18 from Gizmag

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Peacock spider inspires small, soft, fluid-powered robots

The classic image of a robot is rigid and metallic, but if they're ever going to work alongside humans in the real world, they're going to need a softer touch. Harvard researchers have ...

Tue 7 Aug 18 from Gizmag

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Walmart tests 'Alphabot' that can pick and pack customers' online shopping orders

A robot will soon be able to handle your groceries for you. Walmart announced Friday that it will soon incorporate automated robotic carts, called Alphabots, in one of its superstores. ...

Fri 3 Aug 18 from Daily Mail

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