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Meet iCub: the Cute Italian Humanoid that is Stealing Hearts
STMicroelectronics introduced iCub at this week's Embedded Technology 2014 show in Japan, and as predicted, the Japanese are in love. Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsBoston Dynamics’ Atlas robot weighs 330 pounds and can balance on one leg
Atlas is back. While the robot itself may be from Google-owned Boston Dynamics, the balance algorithm is from IHMC (Institute for Human and Machine Cognition) who's worked with the robotics company to get the six foot two biped walking better. IHMC has a strong track record in DARPA's Robotics Challenge, coming first in computer simulations and second in real-life field trials. Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsWhat’s Better than Five Human Fingers? An Extra Two Robotic Fingers
This week it turns out to be robotic fingers. Two of them. Long, black-and-orange, and stick-like-looking. One on each side of a special sensory glove that goes over a human hand. Future Tech · Humanoid Robots · Science & TechnologyTokyo Science Museum ‘Hires’ Humanoid Robots
The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Japan has added humanoid robots to its staff to show visitors around the science museum in Tokyo. Future Tech · Humanoid Robots‘Luke Skywalker’ Robotic Arm Wins FDA Approval
New "Luke Skywalker" robotic arm detects muscle contractions close to the area where the prosthesis is attached, allowing a person to flex certain muscles and make 10 different powered movements. Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Science & TechnologySporobot to Automate Production of Malaria Vaccine
Sanaria is working with Harvard's Biorobotics Lab to automate a vaccine that proved 100 percent protective against malaria. Health & Sports · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Science & TechnologyUsing Robots to Diagnose Autism in Children
Croatian researchers introduce Robot Rene to observe and diagnose autism in young children. Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsDouble Robot Allows Injured Student to Attend Classes, Rehabilitation
The Double Robotics telepresence robot rolls around the school while Kolton Kincaid recovers from an accident Future TechNew Robotic Stroller, Swing, and Car Seat for Your Baby
4moms announces new products. Future TechShip-based Quadcopter Designed to Rescue Potential Drowning Victims
The current Pars prototype could save up to three people at once Future Tech
SpotMini Robot Dog Gets Major Makeover
Boston Dynamics introduced a new version of its SpotMini robot dog. The...
3 Ways AR/VR Are Improving Autonomous Vehicles
A lot of work still needs to be done before we start...
New Emotional Robotics Lab to Study Human-Robot Interaction
The University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new Emotional Robotics...
Inside the Autonomous Super Highway Race
As autonomous vehicles are speeding ahead toward adoption, one challenge that Cruise,...