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The latest advances in robotics, drones, and artificial intelligence
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A Choice of Grippers Helps Dual-Arm Robot Pick Up Objects Faster Than Ever

Dex-Net 4.0 enables "ambidextrous" robots to choose the best gripper for the job

16 Jan 2019 21:15:00 GMT 2018

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Airbags Could Protect Humanoid Robots From Catastrophic Falls

Walking robots will always turn into falling robots, and wearable airbags could help keep them safe

14 Jan 2019 15:26:00 GMT 2018

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ElliQ, A Social Home Robot for Older Adults, Now Available for Pre-Order

After nearly a year of beta testing, ElliQ is the latest robot wanting to be a part of your life

9 Jan 2019 17:27:00 GMT 2018

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UBTECH Shows Off Massive Upgrades to Walker Humanoid Robot

The Chinese company demonstrates its consumer bipedal humanoid at CES

8 Jan 2019 16:15:00 GMT 2018

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How to Dig a Hole With Two Drones and a Parachute

A small drone equipped with a digging tool gets a lift from a larger drone to travel long distances

7 Jan 2019 19:30:00 GMT 2018

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CES 2019: Advances in AI, Connectivity, and Memory Will Power New Products

What to expect from Las Vegas next week

4 Jan 2019 21:03:00 GMT 2018

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Startup Says Direct-Drive Motors Are the Future of Robot Actuators

Genesis Robotics is developing a stronger, faster direct-drive motor for robots

4 Jan 2019 20:00:00 GMT 2018

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Cyberdyne’s HAL Exoskeleton Helps Patients Walk Again in First Treatments at U.S. Facility

Patients at a Florida clinic are the only ones in the United States with access to Cyberdyne’s HAL exoskeleton, but that will change in 2019

3 Jan 2019 17:42:00 GMT 2018

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Greeting Machine Explores Extreme Minimalism in Social Robots

A simple robot that does almost nothing

3 Jan 2019 17:40:00 GMT 2018

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Industrial Workers Will Soon Don Exoskeletons and Achieve Super Strength

Sarcos Robotics’ full-body suits will let factory workers lift 90 kilograms without breaking a sweat

2 Jan 2019 16:00:00 GMT 2018

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In the Quest for General Intelligence, AIs Are Chasing Chickens in Minecraft

Microsoft’s challenge requires AI agents to cooperate in a virtual universe

21 Dec 2018

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Book Review: Architects of Intelligence

Martin Ford's new book, 'Architects of Intelligence,' explores the reality of AI through interviews with the people actually working on it

21 Dec 2018