#428494 Video Friday: Robot Dance Contest, 500 ...

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#428452 Weird flailing Japanese Robot

According to Professor Ikegami in Tokyo Japan, this self-evolving robot is the precursor of a new robotic life form. The android contains sensors and artificial intelligence software and, although rudimentary today, the technology allows it to perceive the outside world and react to it as it sees fit.

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#428433 UK Robotics Week To Return – 24th June ...

Today marks official launch of the second UK Robotics Week; entries now open in Surgical Robot, Autonomous Driving and School Robot Challenges
London, UK, 7th November 2016. – UK Robotics Week 2017 officially launches today, with a range of robotics activities and challenges open to schools, academic institutions and industry sectors. These activities culminate in a national week of celebration being held 24th – 30th June 2017. The second annual UK Robotics Week is set to be […] Continue Reading…

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#428432 This Intelligent 3D Printer Is Building ...

Imagine one day walking into a gorgeous structure—like LA's famous Walt Disney Concert Hall—only to discover it was designed by a computer system and constructed by automated robotic arms. Ai Build, a London-based startup, aims to pave the way to 3D printing on large scales. The company is equipping industrial-grade Kuka robotic arms with artificial intelligence and "3D printing guns" to 3D print large structures that focus on maximizing efficiency with labor and materials. Founder and CEO Daghan Cam […] Continue Reading…

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#428331 Flobi, the cartoonish robot

Engineers at Bielefeld University in Germany have developed “Flobi”, a blusing, cartoonish, robotic head, about the size of a human’s, designed to express emotions and be more cute than creepy, in an attempt to overcome the so-called “Uncanny Valley”, when robots because of design limitations, often are too “realistic” and can resemble scary zombies.

Flobi is notable in that it has a magnetic mouth actuator system as well as a modular construction that allows its plastic face and hair features […] Continue Reading…

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