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A robot prepared for self-awareness

A year ago, researchers at Bielefeld University showed that their software endowed the walking robot Hector with a simple form of consciousness. Their new research goes one step forward: they have now developed a software ...

dateApr 01, 2015 in Robotics
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Virtual robotization for human limbs

Recent advances in computer gaming technology allow for an increasingly immersive gaming experience. Gesture input devices, for example, synchronise a player's actions with the character on the screen. Entertainment systems ...

dateMar 26, 2015 in Robotics
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Robots on reins could be the 'eyes' of firefighters

Researchers at King's College London have developed revolutionary reins that enable robots to act like guide dogs, which could enable that firefighters moving through smoke-filled buildings could save vital seconds and find ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Robotics
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Sawyer is a new face in collaborative robots

Sawyer is a new collaborative robot (robots that work with employees) from Boston, Massachusetts-based Rethink Robotics. In human terms, the salient feature about this robot is its friendly eyes on its "face" screen. On the ...

dateMar 23, 2015 in Robotics weblog
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