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The latest advances in robotics, drones, and artificial intelligence
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Watch the HyQReal Robot Pull an Airplane

The HyQReal quadruped robot is big, powerful, rugged, and capable of walking off with your Piaggio Avanti

23 May 2019

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New Optimization Chip Tackles Machine Learning, 5G Routing

A 49-core chip by Georgia Tech uses a 1980s-era algorithm to solve some of today’s toughest optimization problems faster than a GPU

22 May 2019

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Ford Self-Driving Vans Will Use Legged Robots to Make Deliveries

Agility Robotics’ Digit will bring packages from a delivery vehicle to your front door

22 May 2019

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UC Berkeley's "Hyper-Aggressive Pogo-Stick" Robot Now Works Outdoors

Salto gets an upgrade and now it can go for a bounce outside the lab

22 May 2019

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NVIDIA Brings Robot Simulation Closer to Reality by Making Humans Redundant

Learning in simulation no longer takes human expertise to make it useful in the real world

20 May 2019

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Robonaut and Astrobee Will Work Together on Space Station

NASA's robots will help each other with useful tasks on the International Space Station

15 May 2019

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Tornadoes and Frisky Birds Couldn’t Stop These Delivery Drones

At the Lake Victoria Challenge, cargo drones showed off their capabilities

14 May 2019

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Event Camera Helps Drone Dodge Thrown Objects

Watch this drone not get hit by a soccer ball

13 May 2019

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This Robot Hummingbird Is Almost as Agile as the Real Thing

Purdue roboticists have built a bio-inspired micro air vehicle that flies much like a real hummingbird

7 May 2019

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Machine Learning Predicts Kids at Risk of Not Getting Vaccinated

Predictive computer models could prompt physicians to talk with families who are skeptical of vaccines

7 May 2019

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Anki, Jibo, and Kuri: What We Can Learn from Social Robots That Didn't Make It

It's been a tough few years for social home robots: Where do we go from here?

1 May 2019

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Hearables Will Monitor Your Brain and Body to Augment Your Life

Devices tucked inside your ears will make technology more personal than ever before

1 May 2019