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Carolyn Said and Benny Evangelista for the SF Chronicle: San Francisco’s ordinance resembles laws enacted in the early days of “horseless carriages” that required a person to walk in front of a car waving a red flag, said Bob Doyle, spokesman for A3.
Robots as inconspicuous as they are ubiquitous represent the vision of researchers in the new and burgeoning field of material robotics.
With expertise in robotics, bioengineering, behavioral science, nerve regeneration, electrophysiology, microfluidic devices, and orthopedic surgery, the research team is creating a living pathway from the robot's touch sensation to the user's brain
UTA’s Emotional Robotics Living Lab Will Research How Robots Can Be Integrated Into Homes as Companions and Caregivers
The University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new Emotional Robotics Living Lab to investigate what our future will look like with robots and how they can be integrated into the home to provide physical and emotional support.
Home-use assistive devices will first require a great deal of training and effort for the user. As a result, we thought the integration of the Amazon Echo would greatly assist this process, and facilitate ease of use as Echo also continues to improve.
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Patrick Caughill for Futurism: The feature would use the onboard computing system to analyze conditions to determine the best course of action.
Darrell Etherington for TechCrunch: Its first product is a sensor-laden suit that a person can wear to demonstrate actions so that a robot can then replicate what they do.
The group will bring together members of the security industry, end users, technology experts and other interested parties to promote best practices regarding the use of robots in security
Oregon State University via Science Daily: "The point here with something like a self-adjusting shoe is it no longer resembles a robot -- that's kind of the direction of ubiquity we're imagining."
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New Robotics Company, RoboGnosis, Launches University Program To Support Job Market, Launch New Careers
RoboGnosis partners, designs, and build autonomous robot technology for a variety of industries to complete tasks to improve operations and the bottom line.
Autonomous Robot Companion Helps Seniors Maintain Connections with Family, Caretakers and Doctors
American Security Today Bestows Platinum Distinctions for Sharp's Leadership & Outdoor Robot
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This paper uses NAO, the humanoid robot from Aldebaran Systems, to demonstrate how MapleSim can be used to develop a robot model, and how the model can be further analyzed using the symbolic computation engine within Maple.
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