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Robot Navigates City by Asking for Directions

(PhysOrg.com) -- ACE the robot was sent on a mission by its German inventors: to find its way to the Marienplatz in the center of Munich, about 1.5 km away from its starting point at the Technical University ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Robotics weblog
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Robots are narrowing the gap with humans

Robots are gaining on us humans. Thanks to exponential increases in computer power -- which is roughly doubling every two years -- robots are getting smarter, more capable, more like flesh-and-blood people.

dateApr 22, 2009 in Robotics
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New robot 'steered by human thought': Honda

Japan's Honda said Tuesday it had developed a robot steered by human thought, thanks to a helmet-like device that measures a person's brain activity and sends signals to the machine.

dateMar 31, 2009 in Robotics
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Robotic ants building homes on Mars?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Recent discoveries of water and Earth-like soil on Mars have set imaginations running wild that human beings may one day colonise the Red Planet. However, the first inhabitants might not be ...

dateOct 21, 2008 in Robotics
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