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Robot Set To Hitchhike Across Canada With (a Little) Help From Friends

Sat, 2014-06-21 18:47
A robot called HitchBOT will travel across Canada from Halifax to British Columbia while interacting with fellow travelers in July.

Robot Set To Hitchhike Across Canada With (a Little) Help From Friends

Sat, 2014-06-21 18:47
A robot called HitchBOT will travel across Canada from Halifax to British Columbia while interacting with fellow travelers in July.

Humanoid ASRA C1 and V-Sido Robot Operating System Unveiled by SoftBank

Sat, 2014-06-21 18:11
The Japanese telecom giant is betting big on robotics

Video Friday: World Cup Exoskeleton, Robot Cockroaches, and Chocolate Drone

Sat, 2014-06-21 18:05
We're back from ICRA, and so is Video Friday!

Parrot's Mini Quadrotor and Jumping Robot to Hit Stores in August

Sat, 2014-06-21 18:02
Watch these two smartphone-controlled robots in action

Humanoid Robot KOBIAN Learning to Be a Comedian

Sat, 2014-06-21 17:57
This robot will make you laugh, at least if you speak Japanese and can understand its jokes

Humanoid robot Nao gets battery, face-detection boost

Sat, 2014-06-21 17:41
If you’re on the lookout for the personal robot of your dreams, the cute French robot Nao just got a performance boost. Nao Evolution, the fifth generation of the pint-sized humanoid made by Aldebaran Robotics, has 30 percent better battery performance, improved vision and enhanced obstacle detection. Mainly used for education and research, Nao has a new 48.6 watt-hour battery that can power it ...

Humanoid robot Nao gets battery, face-detection boost

Sat, 2014-06-21 08:35
If you're on the lookout for the personal robot of your dreams, the cute French robot Nao just got a performance boost.

Missing Mount Isa miner: Robot search unit called

Sat, 2014-06-21 07:37
Robotic assistance has been called in to help the search for a missing Mount Isa Mines worker, who has been missing since Wednesday.

Robot Starts Working in a Working Environment for First Time

Sat, 2014-06-21 06:13
A British security solutions group has enrolled a robot as a trainee security officer on a trial, marking the entry of an autonomous robot in a working office environment for the first time to do a re...

Japan's PM plans 2020 Robot Olympics

Sat, 2014-06-21 01:44
Shinzo Abe aims to stage a high-profile Robot Olympics alongside its 2020 summer games and treble the size of the nation's robotics industry in a bid to revitalise the economy

Meet your new colleague Bob - the robot

Fri, 2014-06-20 22:58
Could Bob, a robot programmed to do office work, become your new personal assistant? Harry Wallop investigates

Shareholders Lament Loss of Sony’s Robot Vision

Fri, 2014-06-20 22:22
Where's our robot? For all the troubles Sony may be facing, that was one of the big grudges shareholders had this year: the absence of a chatty humanoid robot to rival Softbank Corp.'s Pepper.

This robot plans to hitchhike across Canada

Fri, 2014-06-20 16:18
Hitchbot will rely on the kindness of strangers as it hitchhikes across Canada this summer. Along the way, it might teach us a thing or two about the human-robot relationship.

Japanese comedian robot the other kind of funny

Fri, 2014-06-20 15:29
Can humour be broken down into a series of programmable commands? The Kobian robot helps researchers find out.

Light painting with robot vacuum cleaners

Fri, 2014-06-20 14:22
Learn how to create beautiful long exposure photos while cleaning your house using a robot vacuum cleaner.

Meet Bob: The UK's First Ever Robot Security Guard

Fri, 2014-06-20 14:15
The University of Birmingham has built the world's first ever robot security guard, Bob, as part of a £7.2 million ($12.3m) project called STRANDS, where robots are being taught how to act intelligently and independently in real-world environments.

See a jealous robot hell-bent on revenge

Fri, 2014-06-20 14:01
Watch "Desire," an animated short about a little robot who resents another bot for stealing his thunder. It'll make you smile.

Unveiling of NAO Evolution: A Stronger Robot and a More Comprehensive Operating System

Fri, 2014-06-20 03:00
ALDEBARAN is announcing the launch of NAO EVOLUTION, the new generation of its NAO robot, equipped with the NAOqi 2.0™ operating system.      Aldebaran, the global leader in humanoid robotics, is pleased to announce the launch of NAO EVOLUTION, the 5th and latest generation of NAO, the interactive, autonomous, and fully programmable robot. NAO is already being used for specific research and ...

Would You Pick Up a Hitchhiking Robot?

Thu, 2014-06-19 16:25
HitchBOT, a Hitchhiking Robot, Is Attempting to Travel Across Canada