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At Boeing's 777X wing factory, robots get big jobs

As the first 110-footlong wing skin panel for Boeing's new 777X jet moved slowly across a mammoth new factory building one recent morning, a small crew walked alongside, watching for any possibility of an expensive collision.

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Wall-jumping robot is most vertically agile ever built

Roboticists at UC Berkeley have designed a small robot that can leap into the air and then spring off a wall, or perform multiple vertical jumps in a row, resulting in the highest robotic vertical jumping agility ever recorded. ...

dateDec 06, 2016 in Robotics
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Sense-making processes of human-robot encounters

Today, most of us have integrated all sorts of digital devices as part of our lives so far that it is hard to imagine life without smartphones, tablets and computers. All aspect of our lives have been transformed by their ...

dateDec 06, 2016 in Robotics
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Baby robots help humans understand infant development

To understand the world, human beings fabricate and experiment. To understand ourselves and how we come to be the way we are, researchers are currently building baby robots with mechanisms that model aspects of the infant ...

dateDec 05, 2016 in Robotics
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Robotic store greeter assists customers

In January 2015, Fraunhofer IPA presented a prototype of the "Care-O-bot 4" service robot. The charming helper is now proving its worth in the real world. "Paul" the robot has been greeting customer in Saturn-Markt Ingolstadt ...

dateDec 05, 2016 in Robotics
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