Tag Archives: Robots

Top Industries and Countries Where Robots Are Taking Over

  Source: International Federation of Robotics Top Industries Where Robots Are Taking Over 6.   Pharmaceuticals and cosmetics Approx. 2,000 robots added in 2013. 5.   Food Processing Approx. 6,000 robots added in 2013. 4.   Rubber and plastics Approx. … Continue reading

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Andy Clark – Natural-born Cyborgs? #tech

Andy Clark Andy Clark: Papers available online Reflections on Bodies, Minds and Human Enhancement     A professor of logic and metaphysics at Edinburgh University, Clark is the author of “Being There: Putting Brain, Body and World Together Again” and … Continue reading

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Meet the robot called FACE

Roboticists from the University of Pisa have brought us even closer with FACE – a robot who is able to display very lifelike human emotions, ranging the whole gamut from happiness to sadness and fear.     NewScientist : Expressive … Continue reading

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Robo-Chefs

FOOMA JAPAN 2012 – International Food Machinery & Technology Expo http://www.foomajapan.jp/2012/english/       At this year’s International Food Machinery and Technology Expo in Japan various prototype robo-chefs were shown. They include: – a robot pancake chef – a sushi … Continue reading

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Lovotics = Love + Robotics: human-robot/robot-robot relationships

Lovotics refers to the research of human-to-robot relationship. These relationships offer new possibilities for exploring the concept and possibilities of human love. After industrial, service and social robots, Lovotics introduces a new generation of robots, with the ability to love … Continue reading

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Modular robot reassembles when kicked apart

From New Scientist, a modular robot that can reassemble itself when broken apart. Shape-shifting robots take form How would you like to have your very own shape-shifter? http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg19826531.200-shapeshifting-robots-take-form.html     A robot developed by roboticists at the University of Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Robots Dancing Together

  At the beginning all the robots are waiting for my signal to start. While dancing, they are constantly synchronizing with each other, so if a robot lags behind they will wait for him and the late robot will accelerate. … Continue reading

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Will We See Robots Replacing Farmers Anytime Soon?

The answer to that question according to this NPR blog seems to be a definitive Yes! Article: From Science Fiction To Fact, Robots Are Coming To A Farm Near You The video below shows a driver-less tractor working a field … Continue reading

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Robot Teachers – Part One

Robot teachers in classrooms and for online education? Judge for yourself. Just sharing an article in New Scientist that caught my attention: Mind-reading robot teachers keep students focused An automated system that detects when online pupils are distracted or snoozing … Continue reading

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The world’s creepiest robots

Repliee Q1 japanese humanoid robot This humanoid robot is covered in a skin-like substance, moves its mouth, shifts its torso as though it’s breathing. Albert HUBO Introduction – korea scienceworld “Albert Hubo,” a robot topped with a head modeled after … Continue reading

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