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3 hrs ago | USA Today

Honda HR-V small SUV a no-show at NY; Asimo steals stage

Honda HR-V small SUV a no-show; latest version of remarkable Asimo robot jumps, dances, does sign language.

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Related Topix: SUV, Honda CR-V, Honda, Autos

7 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Unbounded Robotics launches robot platform for education, research

Unbounded Robotics launched its UBR-1 robot, a US$50,000, one-armed mobile platform designed for research and education.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, iPhone

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Courier-News

Duckworth takes controls on local robots at Elgin tech center

That, at least, was the correlation that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth had as she maneuvered one of the student team's two robots through an obstacle course, picking up blocks and depositing them in a bin.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Elgin, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Representative Randy Hultgren, Republican

US Tech

Panasonic Parallel Link Robot Makes North American Debut at Ipc Apex 2014

Parallel Link Robot made its first North American appearance in the Panasonic Factory Solutions Company booth at the 2014 IPC APEX show with a resounding level of interest.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Marketing

Wall Street Journal

Google Is Quite Good at Cracking Its Own Captcha Security Puzzles

The endeavor has led to another discovery: that algorithm can also crack Google's own Captcha security puzzles, those reviled boxes of mashed up text that you interpret and enter into a field to prove you are a human and not a robot submitting information online.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Science / Technology, Robots, Email Spam

Science Daily

Chess robots to cause Judgment Day?

Next time you play a computer at chess, think about the implications if you beat it.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Computers

ECNmag

Simplicity is key to co-operative robots

The team, working in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics , in the University's Faculty of Engineering, has programmed extremely simple robots that are able to form a dense cluster without the need for complex computation, in a similar way to how a swarm of bees or a flock of birds is able to carry out tasks collectively.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Apiculture, Science, Environment

CBC News

Lego and robots at Yukon's first Robotics Challenge

"The goals of the task were to promote teamwork, cooperation, friendly competition," says Laura Markle, executive director of the Association of Professional Engineers of Yukon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Canada

The Town Talk

Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science

Americans are generally optimistic about the future of science and technology, though they're concerned about some of the details, according to a new poll by the Washington-based Pew Research Center.

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Related Topix: Computers, Robots

SFGate

Inside The Lab Where They Build Robots That Are Smaller Than Pennies

Sarah Bergbreiter is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maryland, and she and her team build tiny robots.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tech Universe: Thursday 17 April

LET THE INK RUN: An inkjet printer generally makes a print head run back and forth across a piece of paper fed through by rollers.

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Related Topix: Printers, Science / Technology, Robots, Bluetooth

CNET News.com

Honda's Asimo robot shows off new moves

The latest version of Honda's humanoid robot visits New York during the International Auto Show.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Media, Radio, Siri

Denver Post

Boulder sends robots into city's sewer lines to check for flood damage

But these robots aren't the villains in a new sci-fi movie. In fact, they're doing important work in Boulder as the city continues to assess the damage from the massive September flooding ahead of this spring's runoff.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Wireless Design & Development

Photos of the Day: DARPA Looks to Build Satellites with Robots

Phoenix seeks to enable robotics servicing and asset life extension in geosynchronous Earth orbit , while developing new satellite architectures to reduce the cost of space-based systems.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Aurora Era-Banner

Robot mice programmed to have sex

Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology , Japan, have created mice-shaped robots that have sex with each other.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

The Modesto Bee

Rex Huppke: I, robot employee

Sadly, our modern-day work culture continues to discriminate against pants-less, non-present couch enthusiasts.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Marketing, Cameras, Business News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

With This Robotics Program Thriving In Public Schools, It's 'Cool To Make Mistakes Again'

Joe Dixon is Chief Learning Officer of Teq, a professional development company for teachers that aims to "champion the continued evolution of the modern classroom."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Gizmag

Panasonic's robotic bed/wheelchair first to earn global safety certification

There's a lot of talk about Japan's rapidly aging society, and how it is expected to literally place a heavy burden on the island nation's caregivers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets

Express India

Robots, space and virtual reality is future of travel: Reports

A decade from today, all travellers will have at their disposal a startling array of next-gen digital technologies to seamlessly and intuitively discover, plan and book their next journey.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Skyscanner, Marketing

Slashdot

Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Bloomberg reports that humans are taking the place of machines in plants across Japan so workers can develop new skills and figure out ways to improve production lines and the car-building process.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, World News, Japan,

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