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    Timeline: Real robots

    ... "Robots are not new. They have been around for centuries in various forms. Here's a brief overview of the development of both robots and computers." History Brief Histories & Timelines Histories of Related Topics Robots 2 001 General Re ...

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    Mars robots to get smart upgrade

    ... The US space agency's rovers will get a software upgrade to allow them to make "intelligent" decisions in the study of Martian clouds and dust devils. Robots Astronomy & Space Exploration mars nasa 2 006 Good Starting Places Amos, J. Ne ...

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    Asimo shows off dance moves

    ... Honda's humanoid robot, Asimo, was demonstrating its latest abilities at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems recently held in San Francisco. Scientists at the Honda Research Institute in Mountain View, California ...

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    Researchers Develop World's First Robot System to Dress Elderly and Physically...

    ... The Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), a national corporation university in Japan, has developed the worlds first robotic system that can learn to dress the physically challenged as well as aged persons. According to Associate Professor, To ...

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    Watch This Robot Control a Person's Arm Using Electrodes

    ... When this robot needs a hand, it borrows yours. In an experiment that opens a new chapter in human-machine interaction, a French research team has demonstrated how a robot can control both its own arm and a person s arm to manipulate objects in a collabor ...

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    Seven adult-sized humanoid robots together for first time in the U.S.

    ... Seven adult-sized humanoid robots will take the stage during Drexel University's celebration of National Engineers Week, in a first-of-its-kind assembly of robotic technology. Roots of the Robot Project This gathering of robots is the fruition of see ...

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    For iRobot, the Future Is Getting Closer

    ... Ever since Rosey the Robot took care of The Jetsons in the early 1960s, the promise of robots making everyday life easier has been a bit of a tease. Hanna-Barbera With Ava, left, iRobot is trying to do Rosey the Robot of "The Jetsons" one better ...

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    DARPA Robotics Challenge: Here Are the Official Details

    ... Illustration of a disaster response scenario part of the DARPA Robotics Challenge: The robot on the right uses a power tool to break through a wall, and the one on the left turns a valve to close a leaking pipe. Image: DARPA DARPA to the robotics communit ...

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    Ford is ready for the autonomous car. Are drivers?

    ... Ford is ready for the autonomous car. There is no technology barrier from going where we are now to the autonomous car, said Jim McBride, a Ford Research and Innovation technical expert who specializes in autonomous vehicle technologies. McBride said Ford ...

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    Google's self-driving car gets green light in Nevada

    ... The first fully licensed self-driven car a modified Toyota Prius won a special permit on Tuesday, the first of three applied for by Google, which allows it to be used on the state's roads, including the famous Las Vegas strip. Autonomous vehicles are ...

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