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Researchers develop a robot that folds towels (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team from Berkeley's Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences department has figured out how to get a robot to fold previously unseen towels of different sizes. Their approach solves a key problem in ...

Apr 05, 2010
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Slam dunk for future smart robots

(PhysOrg.com) -- 'What does the world look like' and 'where am I' are two questions robots must solve if they are to act autonomously in an unknown environment. Work by European researchers will help future ...

Dec 14, 2009
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Samsung launches a new vacuuming robot

(PhysOrg.com) -- Samsung Electronics has launched its latest autonomous robot vacuum cleaner, the Tango, which is capable of vacuuming hardwood floors, carpets, and even beds without human assistance.

Nov 06, 2009 weblog
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New robots mimic fish's swimming (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Borrowing from Mother Nature, a team of MIT researchers has built a school of swimming robo-fish that slip through the water just as gracefully as the real thing, if not quite as fast.

Aug 24, 2009
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'Cyber footballers' cloned

A team of IT scientists from the Carlos III University in Madrid (UC3M) has managed to programme clones that imitate the actions of humans playing football on a computer, according to the online version of ...

Feb 20, 2009
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