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Hugvie, The Huggable Robot

Using the Telenoid 1 robot shape as a basis, Japanese roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro has created Hugvie. Basically the user inserts their cell phone and communicates with another person while hugging them, having a much richer experience. The Hugvie can also … Continue reading

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Robonaut 2 In Space

After several delays since last November, Robonaut 2 is about to go into space. If all goes well, the Space Shuttle Discovery will launch today at 4:50 pm. Once launched, it will travel to the International Space Station. Robonaut 2 … Continue reading

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Japan Could Send Humanoid To Space Station

Japan may send a humanoid robot to the International Space Station.  If so, they want the robot to tweet messages. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency or JAXA, announced this week it is considering sending a humanoid robot to the International … Continue reading

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New Telepresence Robot

This is the new robot from Anybots  called QA.  Using this telepresence robot, you can log on to attend meetings or other duties at work. QA rides on a Segway like base and does not fall over even when pushed.  … Continue reading

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