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First Arduino Robot Competition

    First Arduino Robot Competition

The Arduino Robot has now its competition. It is organized as part of the RobotChallenge the international championship for self-made, autonomous, and mobile robots. The jury will select the 10

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The Autonomous Robot for Gas & Oil Sites Challenge

    The Autonomous Robot for Gas & Oil Sites Challenge

While the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials days were going on, the oil and gas company Total launched its own challenge named ARGOS. It aims at fostering the production of autonomous

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euRobotics Week

    euRobotics Week

The non-profit euRobotics that gathers academia and companies from Europe is organizing the 2013 edition of the European Robotics Week from 25 November to 1 December 2013 inclusive. It aims

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NPR TED Radio Hour on Robotics

    NPR TED Radio Hour on Robotics

There are many cool programs broadcasted by the National Public Radio (NPR). One among our favorites is the TED Radio Hour. Every episode discusses a specific topic and provides excerpts

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Yes to Robotics! No to Killer Robots!

    Yes to Robotics! No to Killer Robots!

Most TED talks if not all are thought provoking. The one given by moral philosopher Peter Singer on effective altruism (see Video 1) at TED 2013 Longbeach (CA) is no

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ROS and TED Ribbons

    ROS and TED Ribbons

Our friends from Cause Ribbon were kind enough to make us two new ribbons: one for ROS the robotic middleware under a free software license, and the second for TED,

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BigDog to Handle Heavy Objects

    BigDog to Handle Heavy Objects

Boston Dynamics make awesome robots! And this new version of BigDog is no exception. As shown in Video 1 below, the new BigDog has what can be considered as a

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Robots: a New Hope for a New Society?

    Robots: a New Hope for a New Society?

Robots are tightly connected to our society. The word robot itself was introduced in Karel Čapek’s seminal play R.U.R. to raise societal issues. This topic was addressed several time in

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Best Robots Videos, Pictures and Stories

    Best Robots Videos, Pictures and Stories

Every day, there are plenty of stories and videos about new robots, recent experiments, and many interesting news on robotic parts and projects. We provide you here as a gift

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RoboCup 2012

    RoboCup 2012

One of the interesting aspects of robotics is that it mixes fun with science and technology. This is exactly what the RoboCup is all about: a scientific initiative to push

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Drone Racing League 2016 Season Debuts on February 22nd

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    Fast 3D Printing of Robot Parts

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    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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    Robot Competitions Kick Innovation in Cognitive Systems and Robotics

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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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    Amazon Picking Challenge: The Next Step Towards Fully Robotic Warehouses

Amazon Picking Challenge: The Next Step Towards Fully Robotic Warehouses

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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

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    Pepper the Wheeled Brother of Nao, by Aldebaran

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    Playmate Robot

Playmate Robot

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    Cool and Unsual Robots at Innorobo 2014

Cool and Unsual Robots at Innorobo 2014

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Meet Elisa-3 the Magnetic Mini-Robot

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    Humanoid Robots at Innorobo 2014

Humanoid Robots at Innorobo 2014

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    Virtual Visit of Innorobo 2014 through Telepresence Robots

Virtual Visit of Innorobo 2014 through Telepresence Robots

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