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Water Pipe Inspector

Robots that inspect the insides of water pipes usually use rubber wheels and treads to grip the pipe, which ends up dislodging rust particles that end up in peoples’ taps. To combat this problem, the European Union TRACT project is developing a propeller-driven robot that keeps the pipe-touching to a minimum. Developed by Norway’s SINTEF […]

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OSHbot

Hey look! Yet another reason for retailers to start laying off employees! That reason? The OSHbot. Developed by OSH, this friendly robot will come up to the customer as they enter the store and ask for what they’re looking for. Equipped with a 3D & Product Scanner, autonomous navigation, and obstacle avoidance capabilities, this robot […]

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Metal 3D Printing

With the popularity of the 3D printer on the rise, there was just bound to be someone to think, “Why use plastics that can snap? Why not just use metal?” Well, here it is, the metal 3D printer! While huge industrial metal 3D printers have been used for around 3 years now, Matterfab, a metal […]

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Coder in Chief

Barack Obama: Harvard Graduate, Senator, Nobel Laureate, President of the United States, … coder? In celebration of the international “Hour of Code” event, Obama lead over 20 middle school students in the White House by writing a single line of JavaScript. And while this article has nothing to do with robots, it’s great to see […]

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Robot Waiters

We’ve seen the robot bellhop, and now we’re seeing the robot waiter. One restaurant in China has replaced its human waiters with robotic ones, and has been drawing in huge crowds who want to see the robots in action. The robots themselves navigate the sea of customers and the tables by following magnetic strips on […]

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15000 Robots

Wow…that’s a lot of robots. Well, I guess that’s just the right amount if you want to do what Amazon is doing with all these Kiva robots. To pack and ship all its orders during this holiday season, Amazon is using all these robots to organize and sort all its packages. Each robot can pick […]

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Sprinting Dinosaur-Bot

It’s official: bipedal robots have now surpassed the capabilities of us, bipedal humans. Designed by scientists at the┬áKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, this bipedal robot, designed after the velociraptor, can reach speeds of up to 46 kilometers per hour(28.6 miles per hour) on a treadmill. And while “Raptor” is not yet faster than […]

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