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Humanoid robot supports emergency response teams

Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia tested a new version of the WALK-MAN humanoid robot for supporting emergency response teams in fires. The robot is able to locate the fire and walk toward it, and then activate ...

dateFeb 23, 2018 in Robotics
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Robotic crystals that walk n' roll

Scientists at Waseda University may have come a step closer to innovating soft robots to care for people. Its material, however, is something you may have never expected.

dateFeb 21, 2018 in Robotics
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Robots and workers of the world, unite!

Robots are already changing the way we work—particularly in factories—but worries that they will steal our jobs are only part of the picture, as new technologies are also opening up workplace opportunities for workers ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Robotics
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The robots will see you now

For more than a decade, biomimetic robots have been deployed alongside live animals to better understand the drivers of animal behavior, including social cues, fear, leadership, and even courtship. The encounters have always ...

dateFeb 07, 2018 in Robotics
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