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Robot Firefighter

It is undisputed that firefighting is one of the most dangerous professions in the world. As of March 2017, there have been 35 reported firefighter fatalities (usfa.fema.gov). Countless firefighters around the world constantly put their lives in danger to save others. Howe and Howe Technologies’ Thermite RS2-T1 aims to eliminate that statistic. The firefighting robot […]

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Is the Terminator Finally Here?

Skynet is nigh! Skynet is nigh! That might very well be your reaction after seeing this video. Robotics enthusiasts and experts alike, for years, have been trying to make the most human-like robot possible. It’s obvious what that entails; an accurate and believable replication of the human body’s 206 bones and 640+ muscles. Cut to […]

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Talking Hands

Sign language was a huge step for the deaf community to communicate with others. However, the population at large isn’t trained in sign language, making life even more difficult. That is, until these two students from the University of Washington came along.   Sophomores Navid Azodi and Thomas Pryor won the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for creating […]

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Tesla’s Triplets

Yeah, yeah, I know…I’m late to the Tesla hype train. Sorry, I’ve been a little busy. Disclaimer aside, with the recent addition of the Model 3 to the family, Tesla’s S.3.X-y lineup is now complete. First came the Model S, then X, and now the more wallet friendly Model 3. Some of you might just […]

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Disney Robots?!

These days, Disney is everywhere; your tv shows, movies, memes, and even oranges have some sort of connection with Disney. With all this Disney in your life, it only makes sense that they start automating their hold on our lives. This is where the VertiGo comes into play. Designed by Disney Research and the Swiss […]

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R.O.A.R

Here we are with another step towards a life of automation. Whether you’re feeling a rush to recycle, or feel like going on a trek for trash, fear not. You don’t need to do it yourself. Just send a ROARing robot to do it for you! Currently in development by Volvo and roboticists from Mälardalen University […]

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T.E.M.P

Many Chinese kids probably know the ancient war story where a general convinced the rival nation’s king to tie all their boats together to reduce sea sickness, and then proceeded to burn all the connected ships down. If you haven’t heard that story before, go look it up, it’s pretty funny. Researchers at the University […]

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