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Braava jet, iRobot’s Mopping Robot

Braava jet is the smaller version of iRobot’s previously released Braava 300 series floor mopping robot.  Currently Braava jet is on sale for $199. Just put on a cleaning pad and press the clean button.  Now word on battery life … Continue reading

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Echo Voyager – Unmanned sub can operate for months

Echo Voyager is a 51 foot submarine from Boeing that can operate autonomously.  A hybrid rechargeable power system allows for it to stay at sea for months at a time. Echo Voyager can also surface periodically to relay data and … Continue reading

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Bionic Finger

Bionic hands have been around for several years now, but bionic fingers enabling a sense of touch are new. For the first time a bionic finger has enabled a person to tell the difference between rough and smooth surfaces with … Continue reading

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Robot Race

On Sunday, April 12  2015 Vecna held a human 5k and robot race in Cambridge MA. The robots needed to dash down the course and pick up a plastic cup. Then they needed to turn around and carry the cup … Continue reading

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Robot License Plates For Nevada

Last year  the state of Nevada passed a law, making it legal cars drive themselves in Nevada.  As of March 1 2012, researchers may apply for a special license, allowing them to test the robotic vehicles on open roads. To … Continue reading

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