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    Learn How Make Robots Hear and Localize Sound Sources

Learn How Make Robots Hear and Localize Sound Sources

A MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), on Binaural Hearing for Robots will start on May 11th, 2015. It will adress fundamental issues in robot hearing and will describe methodologies requiring

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    Terminator 2 Inspires a Revolutionary 25x Faster 3D Printing Process

Terminator 2 Inspires a Revolutionary 25x Faster 3D Printing Process

Remember the T-1000 from the Terminator 2 movie and how it emerges from its “liquid metal”? At the TED 2015 event, Joseph DeSimone showcased CLIP a 3D printer that does

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    Insect-Size Micro-Robots

Insect-Size Micro-Robots

In her talk at TED, Sarah Bergbreiter head of the Maryland Microrobotics Laboratory at the University of Maryland gives an overview of research conducted in her lab. The goal is

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    Eurathlon 2015 Competition Will Mix Air, Land, and Sea Robots

Eurathlon 2015 Competition Will Mix Air, Land, and Sea Robots

Eurathlon is a robotic competition, supported by the European Commission in the FP7, through the eu-robotics association. The vision behind it is to provide real-world robotics challenges that will test

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    Spare Parts: the Movie on Robotics Clubs, Competition, and Friendship

Spare Parts: the Movie on Robotics Clubs, Competition, and Friendship

The SPARE PARTS movie is out in the US. The plot is a true life story about four hispanic high school students who form a robotics club under the leadership

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    Robot Competitions Kick Innovation in Cognitive Systems and Robotics

Robot Competitions Kick Innovation in Cognitive Systems and Robotics

Robot Competitions Kick Innovation in Cognitive Systems and Robotics (RoCKIn) is an EU-funded Coordination Action aimed at the promotion of research and education through competitions. The RoCKIn Camp 2015 aims

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Machine Learning “Summer” School (MLSS), Austin, Texas, January 7-16, 2015

  Machine Learning “Summer” School (MLSS), Austin, Texas, January 7-16, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin will be hosting the Machine Learning “Summer” School (MLSS) this coming winter from January

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Supplemental NSF Grants to Support US-EU Collaborations

  Supplemental NSF Grants to Support US-EU Collaborations

If you have an existing NSF-IIS National Robotics Initiative award or a Robust Intelligence award that focuses on robotics, you

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How Many Actuators are Needed to Build a Robot?

  How Many Actuators are Needed to Build a Robot?

Building robots with a minimal number of actuators is compelling. It allows for a reduction of cost, weight, as well

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Amazon Picking Challenge: The Next Step Towards Fully Robotic Warehouses

  Amazon Picking Challenge: The Next Step Towards Fully Robotic Warehouses

Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos is a deep believer in robotics. In 2012, Amazon acquired Kiva systems a company specialized in

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Free Online Course on Developmental Robotics and AI

  Free Online Course on Developmental Robotics and AI

A team of french scientists in developmental robotics led by Olivier Georgeon is launching the IDEAL MOOC on developmental robotics

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Getting Started with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

  Getting Started with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) also known as Drones is among the hottest topics in robotics. These flying robots can have

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Petition Against the F.A.A. Ruling on The Personal & Commercial Use Of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

  Petition Against the F.A.A. Ruling on The Personal & Commercial Use Of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Here at NooTriX we believe in robots for good. The recent F.A.A. “Notice of Clarification” will have great negative impact

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PiBot: The Raspberry Pi-Based Robot

  PiBot: The Raspberry Pi-Based Robot

Give the maker community a board with computing power and IO ports and you’ll get a robot not before too

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Pepper the Wheeled Brother of Nao, by Aldebaran

  Pepper the Wheeled Brother of Nao, by Aldebaran

In our review of humanoid robots at the Innorobo event, we had mentioned that Romeo, the long awaited Nao’s bigger

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Jimmy the 3D Printed Open Source Humanoid Robot Alternative to Nao

  Jimmy the 3D Printed Open Source Humanoid Robot Alternative to Nao

There is no doubt that the future of robotics is 3D printing and open-source license for both software and hardware.

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Playmate Robot

  Playmate Robot

Remember the cool robotic teddy bear from the AI movie, this is exactly the kind of robot that every child

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Customized Turtlebots at Innorobot 2014

  Customized Turtlebots at Innorobot 2014

This is a continuation of our series on interesting stuff we saw at innorobo 2014. This time, the focus is

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Humanoid Robots at Innorobo 2014

  Humanoid Robots at Innorobo 2014

We dedicate this post to humanoid robots since they were massively present at innorobo 2014. We will be presenting the

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Best Of Robotics

    Learn How Make Robots Hear and Localize Sound Sources

Learn How Make Robots Hear and Localize Sound Sources

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    Terminator 2 Inspires a Revolutionary 25x Faster 3D Printing Process

Terminator 2 Inspires a Revolutionary 25x Faster 3D Printing Process

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    Insect-Size Micro-Robots

Insect-Size Micro-Robots

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    Eurathlon 2015 Competition Will Mix Air, Land, and Sea Robots

Eurathlon 2015 Competition Will Mix Air, Land, and Sea Robots

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    Spare Parts: the Movie on Robotics Clubs, Competition, and Friendship

Spare Parts: the Movie on Robotics Clubs, Competition, and Friendship

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    Robot Competitions Kick Innovation in Cognitive Systems and Robotics

Robot Competitions Kick Innovation in Cognitive Systems and Robotics

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    Meet Ozobot : the Miniature Robot that Roams over Digital Screens

Meet Ozobot : the Miniature Robot that Roams over Digital Screens

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    Machine Learning “Summer” School (MLSS), Austin, Texas, January 7-16, 2015

Machine Learning “Summer” School (MLSS), Austin, Texas, January 7-16, 2015

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    Supplemental NSF Grants to Support US-EU Collaborations

Supplemental NSF Grants to Support US-EU Collaborations

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    10 Christmas Robotic Gift Ideas

10 Christmas Robotic Gift Ideas

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PostDoc Position in Embodied Neural Computation (Odense, Denmark)

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    How Many Actuators are Needed to Build a Robot?

How Many Actuators are Needed to Build a Robot?

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    All Time Best Robot Family Movies

All Time Best Robot Family Movies

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    Amazon Picking Challenge: The Next Step Towards Fully Robotic Warehouses

Amazon Picking Challenge: The Next Step Towards Fully Robotic Warehouses

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    Free Online Course on Developmental Robotics and AI

Free Online Course on Developmental Robotics and AI

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    Vacuum Robot Love Story Commercial

Vacuum Robot Love Story Commercial

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    Wall-E Disney-Pixar Movie

Wall-E Disney-Pixar Movie

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    Sharing USB Devices over Wifi using Arduino Yún

Sharing USB Devices over Wifi using Arduino Yún

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    Upgrade the Arduino Yún’s Linux

Upgrade the Arduino Yún’s Linux

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    DJI Phantom vs. Parrot AR Drone

DJI Phantom vs. Parrot AR Drone

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