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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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ZenRobotics

You have got to love a company that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Every time you visit a new page on the website of  Finnish company ZenRobotics, you get a new  tagline.  Our favorite one is: We are afraid of … Continue reading

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Robots Map Environment Using Magnetic Anomalies

Inspired by the spiny lobster, computer scientist Janne Haverinen has created a way for robots to “see” thanks to magnetic anomalies. In 2003, Janne read about the lobster being moved 37 kilometers away from where it had been and the … Continue reading

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