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Soft Robots Mimic Human Muscles

Three researchers at EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Luasanne) are working on soft robots. Soft robots have a wide range of applications such as gripping, locomotion on uneven terrain, biomedical rehabilitation and more. Soft pneumatic actuators are a great choice … Continue reading

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Is Farming Ready for Robots?

Starting in 2009 we started seeing hints of robotic farming equipment.  Arduino forum user Lance posted about his automating a combine harvester. Lance was able to get the harvester to stay within 3 inches of the desired path which is … Continue reading

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Toyota’s Tiny Robot

Toyota recently introduced a new robot called Kirobi Mini which you will be able to pre-order later this year in Japan. The cost will reportedly be about $390. Kirobi Mini will have a camera, microphone, Bluetooth and connect to a … Continue reading

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Ghost Minitaur Can Scale Fences

A new dog like robot called Ghost Minitaur from Ghost Robotics in Philadelphia appears to be able to scale fences.  The excitable little robot can also climb stairs. Ghost Minitaur weighs about 13 lbs, has a running speed of about … Continue reading

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CellRobot

CellRobot is a modular robot that you can configure into many different shapes. First, you start with the Heart and then add other cells that easily twist on and lock into place.  The Heart contains the CellRobot’s brain and Bluetooth … Continue reading

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