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Vortex Open-Source Robot Teaches Kids How to Code
By Steve Crowe · 14 July, 2015 • The Vortex robot from DFRobot joins the growing field of interactive toys that teach kids how to program. Vortex comes pre-loaded with a number of games, but the hope is kids will want to learn how to make Vortex do more with custom programming.
DARPA’s Gill Pratt: Cloud Robotics Next Big Thing
By RT Staff · 15 June, 2015 • Dr. Gill Pratt, the man behind the DARPA Robotics Challenge, discusses what's next for robotics and how robots will soon learn from each other.
DRC-Hubo Humanoid Dominates DARPA Finals
By Steve Crowe · 8 June, 2015 • The DRC-Hubo robot from Team KAIST was much faster than the other robots at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, completing the eight tasks in a time of 44 minutes, 28 seconds to win the $2 million grand prize.
Watch 4 Robots Conquer a DARPA Finals Test Course
By Steve Crowe · 3 June, 2015 • Team WPI-CMU, Team KAIST, Team MIT, and Team IHMC send their humanoid robots through a simulated course to preview what's to come in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals.
DARPA Robotics Challenge: Meet the 24 Finalists
By RT Staff · 2 June, 2015 • The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals take place June 5-6 in Pomona, California. Meet the 24 robots vying for a $2 million top prize in the ultimate robot competition.
Win a $400 EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 1 June, 2015 • Robotics Trends has partnered with EZ-Robot to give away an EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Kit - a $400 value. The EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Platform is a customizable planetary rover styled robot platform with 13 female EZ-Bit connections for additional EZ-Bits.
Robotics Playing Bigger Role in STEM Education
By Steve Crowe · 27 May, 2015 • Only 16 percent of American high school seniors are proficient in mathematics and interested in a STEM career.
EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 21 May, 2015 • The EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Platform is a customizable planetary rover styled robot platform with 13 female EZ-Bit connections for additional EZ-Bits.
5 Hottest Robot Projects on Kickstarter
By Steve Crowe · 15 May, 2015 • Many crowdfunding projects are unsuccessful, but these robot projects are currently hitting homeruns on Kickstarter.
Watch a Robot Win a Putting Competition
By Steve Crowe · 15 May, 2015 • Universal Robots attached a putter to the end of its UR5 robot arm and challenged golfers to a putting competition.
Robolink 12-in-1 Robot Kit Launches on Kickstarter
By Steve Crowe · 14 May, 2015 • Robolink is looking to bring its 12-in-1 Rokit Smart robot kid to the rest of the world, launching a campaign on Kickstarter looking to raise $15,000 by June 16th
JD Humanoid Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 13 May, 2015 • JD is a fully functional humanoid robot from EZ-Robot designed for functions such as interacting with human tools and environments, experimental purposes, and more.
Six Hexapod Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 13 May, 2015 • The Six Hexapod from EZ-Robot is a creative robot kit that walks on six legs and has 12 degrees of freedom
App-Controlled Robot Arm Gives Boy, 9, New Hope
By Steve Crowe · 1 May, 2015 • A young boy often bullied over a disability is given new hope with a robotic arm that can be customized via smartphone.
New Tools Make Robot Programming Fun for Kids
By Aaron Dubrow, The National Science Foundation · 24 April, 2015 • New cyberlearning tools are making programming robots fun for kids, and it can all be done without requiring screen time from PCs, tablets or smartphones.

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