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Cloudrobot hands-on: robot pugilists throw bombs, drop jaws

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Cloudrobot is, potentially, the worst name we've ever heard for a product. Thankfully, if this robotic pugilist ever does come to market, we're pretty confident it'll be under a different brand. These fighters are not nearly as cute or pocketable as the Battroborgs that punched their way through the...
Cloudrobot hands-on: robot pugilists throw bombs, drop jaws

Chiba University's one-armed robot juggles balls, is not a Juggalo (video)

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Two balls, one hand? In this case, that's a definite yes, although the end result is much more appropriate for all ages. Furthering our slow creep towards engineering's Uncanny Valley, comes a cybernetic effort out of Japan's Chiba University that's made to mock our most precious clown-past time: juggling....
Chiba University's one-armed robot juggles balls, is not a Juggalo (video)
NASA's Z-1 spacesuit prototype looks like Buzz Lightyear

SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)

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The tools available to therapists tasked with helping children with motor skills impairments improve their range of motion are definitely helpful. But the Human-Automation Systems Lab at Georgia Tech is looking to make said tools even better (specifically for those with cerebral palsy) with the SuperPop Project. With the...
SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)

Check out this working prosthetic arm made entirely out of LEGO [video]

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Since I’ve started writing at The Next Web I’ve seen quite a few geeky things having to do with LEGO. It has to do with the convergence of one of our favorite childhood pastimes and the technology we have available to us today. LEGO is timeless so of course we’ll...
Check out this working prosthetic arm made entirely out of LEGO [video]

Revolve Robotics' KUBI spins your tablet around for teleconferences, we go hands-on

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We've been covering telepresence robots for years, but those that have materialized aren't exactly within most people's budget. However, if all you need is some way to rotate your view on the other end of the line, then you may consider Revolve Robotics' KUBI. With six days left and...
Revolve Robotics' KUBI spins your tablet around for teleconferences, we go hands-on
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Hands on with Microsoft's new tablet-oriented keyboard and mouse

DARPA's Amazing New Cyberarms

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New video cleared by DARPA shows robotic arms agile enough to pick up keys and playing cards. When DARPA decided to call their next generation of robotic pesudo-limb products ARMs--Autonomous Robotic Manipulation--they thought it was a pretty good pun. But while DARPA's ARMs have a clever name, prototypes released...
DARPA's Amazing New Cyberarms

Robot bat wing reveals how mammals took flight and beat birds at their own game

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Brown University scientists built a mechanical wing to precisely mimic the structure and range of motion of the real thing, and to measure the effects of tiny changes in those motions....
Robot bat wing reveals how mammals took flight and beat birds at their own game

Lego robotic arm is grabby--in a good way

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A robotic arm made entirely of Legos shows off a full range of motion designed to mimic a real human arm and hand....
Lego robotic arm is grabby--in a good way

Eyes-on: University of Pennsylvania's TitanArm exoskeleton (video)

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TitanArm already took home silver in a competition for senior projects at the University of Pennsylvania, and now the team behind it is visiting Orlando to compete in the Intel-sponsored Cornell Cup for embedded design. We stopped by the showroom and snagged a few minutes with the crew to...
Eyes-on: University of Pennsylvania's TitanArm exoskeleton (video)
Pneumatic Lego arm can lift a cup with articulated fingers
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Review: Skullcandy's Slyr headset delivers sweet sounds at a sweet price

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The Skullcandy Slyr might be short a few vowels, but it doesn't skimp on performance or comfort. Audiophiles can likely do better for music and movies, but this headset is tuned for gaming, and delivers a strong value proposition --whether you're on a console, handheld device, Mac or Windows PC....
Review: Skullcandy's Slyr headset delivers sweet sounds at a sweet price

Curiosity rover starts light robotic arm workout in preparation for scientific main event

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As NASA promised, Curiosity has stopped at the quarter pole toward its first scientific destination to test its robotic arm and attached scientific instruments. After 100 yards of driving, the rover extended its 7-foot limb, and will now spend six to ten days checking its predetermined positions and range...
Curiosity rover starts light robotic arm workout in preparation for scientific main event

The new iPod Touch and Nano: Apple remains king of portable media players (review)

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Thanks to the rise of smartphones, portable media players are practically nonexistent.  Apple is the only maker of portable media players that remains successful in the U.S., thanks to three products: the iPod Touch, the iPod Nano, and the iPod Shuffle. Along with the iPhone 5, Apple revealed the latest...
The new iPod Touch and Nano: Apple remains king of portable media players (review)

Lego-built robotic arm will pour you a drink, collapse under pressure (video)

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We've seen countless robotics projects made either partly or entirely out of Lego, but this pneumatic arm built by Max Sheppard has to rank among the most impressive. As you can see in the video above, while it may be a bit on the slow side, the arm's range...
Lego-built robotic arm will pour you a drink, collapse under pressure (video)

This Week In Bots: Don't Fear The Robot

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Bot Vid: The Robot Hand Gets Real DARPA and Sandia National Laboratories have made another robotic hand that's incredibly human-like in its range of motion. It's also modular, so finger units can be replaced if they're damaged or you need a specialist tool. The hand, which can be operated as...
This Week In Bots: Don't Fear The Robot
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