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How Robots Help Students Learn Core Subjects
By Steve Crowe · 2 September, 2016 • Elad Inbar, CEO of RobotLAB, joins The Robotics Trends Show Podcast to discuss why robots and new curriculum developed for grades K-12 improve student engagement in core subjects like reading writing and math.
WiBotic Developing Wireless Battery Charger for Robots
By Steve Crowe · 31 August, 2016 • WiBotic is developing a wireless charging system that autonomously charges aerial, mobile and aquatic robots.
Intel Euclid Makes Robots Smarter Than Sideshow Gimmick
By Oliver Mitchell · 22 August, 2016 • Intel's Euclid is more than just a fancy camera. It's the evolution of decades of development around the most critical piece of the robotic equation: the software.
4 Excellent DIY Robots You Can Make
By Jeremy S. Cook · 16 August, 2016 • You don’t have to wait for a certain robot to be developed by someone else, you can make one yourself. Here are four DIY robots that you can build with a number of Maker-level computing boards.
5 DIY Robotics Platforms for Makers
By Jeremy S. Cook · 5 August, 2016 • Building robots can be extremely fun and rewarding. Here's a roundup of DIY robotics platforms to help unleash your inner maker.
Watch a KUKA Robot Arm Smash TVs
By Steve Crowe · 26 July, 2016 • There's something oddly satisfying about watching a KUKA robot arm annihilate old CRT TVs.
Apple Camp Adds Coding & Robotics Course
By Steve Crowe · 21 June, 2016 • Apple Camp is adding a "Coding Games and Programming Robots" course that will teach kids how to program Sphero robots using Tynker.
Sphero SPRK+ Robot Ball Teaches Kids to Love Code
By Steve Crowe · 21 June, 2016 • The Sphero SPRK+ robot ball is designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding.
How Robots Are Impacting Education in Europe
By Marianne Andersen & Ulla Meyrick · 25 May, 2016 • Robots are proving themselves useful, both as a teaching tool and a technology for kids to study. Here's how Europe is incorporating robots into their education system.
Robot Hand Teaches Itself How to Get a Grip
By Steve Crowe · 10 May, 2016 • This University of Washington built a five-fingered robot hand that uses machine learning to teach itself how to grasp and manipulate objects on its own, rather than having humans program its actions.
5 Promising Robots for Kids with Autism
By Steve Crowe · 3 May, 2016 • Robots are helping autistic children in ways humans can't. Here are five social robots helping autistic children become more independent by improving their motor and social skills.
Podcast: Ricky Ye, STEM Education, Antbo Self-Learning Robot
By Steve Crowe · 21 April, 2016 • Ricky Ye, CEO of DFRobot, joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss the growing role of robotics in STEM education and the new Antbo self-learning robot for DIYers.
DFRobot Antbo DIY Robot
By RT Staff · 20 April, 2016 • DFRobot has introduced its Antbo DIY robot designed to teach children and teenagers the basic principles of robotics. Antbo has 30 neurons for self-learning and “bionic” capabilities to analyze and understand its surroundings.
Self-Driving Cars Meet Rubber Duckies in ‘Duckietown’
By Steve Crowe · 20 April, 2016 • "Duckietown" is model town created by an MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory class where students built a fleet of 50 "Duckiebot" self-driving taxis that can drive around the model city with just a single on-board camera and no pre-programmed maps.
Ziro Gesture-Controlled Robot Kit Launches on Indiegogo
By Steve Crowe · 19 April, 2016 • The Ziro gesture-controlled robotics kit lets you design, build and animate robots, controlling them with the lift of a finger or a flick of the wrist.

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