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10 Epic Self-Driving Car Trips

A look back at 10 memorable rides that helped spur the development of self-driving cars.
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Drone Registration No Drag as Sales Soar

Drones sales have grown 224 percent year-over-year to nearly $200 million, according to The NPD Group. DJI continues to lead the way with a 49% share of the market.
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Pepper Working as a Pizza Hut Cashier

Pepper humanoid robots will soon be working as cashiers at Pizza Hut restaurants in Asia. And thanks to a partnership with MasterCard, Pepper will be able to process payments and make recommendations based off ordering habits.
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Jibo SDK Beta Version Available to Developers

Developers now have access to the beta version of the Jibo SDK, allowing them to build Jibo skills using JavaScript. Skills built by developers will be put through a certification process and will be accessible in the Jibo Skill Store, which the company says will launch later in 2016.


Healthcare Robots Spotlight

Pittsburgh Steelers Practicing with Robots

The Pittsburgh Steelers are using Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robot tackling dummies during offseason workouts in an effort to enhance drills and reduce injuries to players.
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ReWalk, Wyss Institute Partner on Next-Gen Soft Exoskeletons

ReWalk Robotics has partnered with the Wyss Institute to expedite development of Wyss' lightweight, soft exosuit. Is this the beginning of the end for the bulky, rigid exoskeletons we've come to know and love?

Tiny Origami Robot is an Ingestible Surgeon

Robot unfolds from ingestible capsule, removes button battery stuck to wall of simulated stomach.

Podcast: Robots Revolutionizing Autism Therapy

Jared Peters, co-founder of Origami Robotics, has been an autism educator for twelve years and has spent thousands of hours with kids on the spectrum. Peters joined The Robotics Trends Show to discuss how robots are revolutionizing autism therapy and how this area of robotics will continue to improve.

Podcast: Teaching Kids About Human-Robot Interaction

Dr. Charles Fritz teaches a high school class about human-robot interaction. Dr. Fritz joined The Robotics Trends Show to discuss the keys to human-robot interaction and some of the parameters his students created for how humans and robots can co-exist.
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10 Epic Self-Driving Car Trips
A look back at 10 memorable rides that helped spur the development of...

Pittsburgh Steelers Practicing with Robots
The Pittsburgh Steelers are using Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robot tackling dummies...

Pepper Working as a Pizza Hut Cashier
Pepper humanoid robots will soon be working as cashiers at Pizza Hut...

Podcast: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home in Battle of Virtual Assistants
The battle of the virtual assistants is on! Will Amazon Echo or...