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Intuition Robotics Raises $6 Million

Intuition Robotics is a Jerusalem based company that make a robot called ElliQ and has just raised $6 million from iRobot and OurCrowd. The robot is an assistant for elderly people that Intuition Robotics says is an  “autonomous active aging … Continue reading

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Gita, Your Robotic Stuff Carrier

Gita is a robot designed for cities and as an everyday assistant. Made by Piaggio Fast Forward,  Gita moves at human speed, can carry up to 40 lbs and has a zero turning radius. Gita could follow you to the grocery … Continue reading

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Dobot

Dobot is a robotic arm currently up on Kickstarter.  While this doesn’t sound like much at first, keep in mind that Dobot can 3D print, laser engrave, solder as well as move objects around quickly. There is also a mobility platform … Continue reading

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WASEDA University’s Rubble Walking Robot

WASEDA University in Tokyo Japan has unveiled a 4 legged robot called WAREC-1. The robot is able to climb over rubble to assist in search and rescue operations. Sporting four limbs with seven degrees of freedom each, WAREC-1 weighs 150 kg … Continue reading

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Helsinki Embraces Driverless Buses

In Finland a driver is not legally required in a vehicle.  This fact has helped pave the way for a project in Helsinki called Sohjoa.  The goal of this project is to reduce private cars in Helsinki  and their emissions. … Continue reading

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