News tagged with humanoid robot

Maybe not sci-fi, but robots readied for big tests

The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophisticated units that exist are heading to Florida this week for a Defense Department-sponsored ...

dateDec 15, 2013 in Robotics
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Two-legged robots learn to walk like a human

Teaching two-legged robots a stable, robust "human" way of walking – this is the goal of the international research project "KoroiBot" with scientists from seven institutions from Germany, France, Israel, ...

dateOct 18, 2013 in Robotics
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A personalised robot companion for older people

A highly customisable robot companion designed by EU-funded researchers to offer support to older people is currently being presented across Europe and could find its way into people's homes within two or ...

dateAug 19, 2013 in Robotics
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The robot and its virtual twin (w/ Video)

It walks, falls, and gets up on his own, follows a ball by sight and shoots. It also knows how to do many other things. The small humanoid robot DARwIn-OP was developed by a Korean company and three U.S. universities to serve ...

dateAug 12, 2013 in Robotics
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