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Delivery robots are showing up on city sidewalks

Designers of futuristic cityscapes envision delivery drones dropping off your packages from the sky and driverless cars taking you to work. But the robotic delivery invasion already has arrived in the form of machines that ...

dateDec 16, 2016 in Robotics
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Swarm of underwater robots mimics ocean life

Underwater robots developed by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego offer scientists an extraordinary new tool to study ocean currents and the tiny creatures they transport. ...

dateJan 24, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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China turns to robots as workers age

Flat, orange robots glide under stationary cars and ferry them to empty Chinese parking bays, using space more efficiently and, their creators say, reducing driver stress.

dateJan 12, 2017 in Robotics
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Robots that understand contextual commands

Despite what you might see in movies, today's robots are still very limited in what they can do. They can be great for many repetitive tasks, but their inability to understand the nuances of human language makes them mostly ...

dateAug 31, 2017 in Robotics
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