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Insert Coin: DeltaMaker fuses razzle-dazzle with 3D-printing

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. "Why should a 3D printer look like a microwave oven?" That's...
Insert Coin: DeltaMaker fuses razzle-dazzle with 3D-printing

Insert Coin semifinalist: cSpring bipedal robot platform hands-on

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Those looking to tinker with humanoid robots aren't exactly lacking for options these days, but Cognitive Spring is taking a slightly different approach than most with its Arduino-based cSpring bipedal robot -- one of the semifinalists in the Insert Coin competition here at Expand. Rather than offering a readymade...
Insert Coin semifinalist: cSpring bipedal robot platform hands-on

Need a research assistant? Baxter the Robot is available

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Remember Baxter the Robot? The $22,000 machine  initially built for manufacturing applications  can now be repurposed for research tasks, according to Rethink Robotics. Baxter’s advantages lie in its ability to “learn” tasks from a person who walks it through a series of motions. The trainer need not be a computer programmer....
Need a research assistant? Baxter the Robot is available

Arduino Robot launches at Maker Faire, we go hands-on (video)

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There's a new kid on the Arduino block, and it's called the Arduino Robot. Launched yesterday at Maker Faire Bay Area, it's the company's first product that extends beyond single microcontroller boards. The Roomba-like design, which we first saw in November 2011, is the result of a collaboration with...
Arduino Robot launches at Maker Faire, we go hands-on (video)

SAMI robot has motion detection from the company behind Kinect's 3D sensors, washboard abs (video)

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PrimeSense, the Israeli company whose 3D sensors helped make the Kinect such a massive hit for gamers and hackers alike, has been dipping its feet in the robotic waters a bit as of late. The company offered up its sensors for use in iRobot's telecommunication 'bot, Ava, and now...
SAMI robot has motion detection from the company behind Kinect's 3D sensors, washboard abs (video)

This Week In Bots: Who Is Ready To Embrace The Robot Revolution?

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Bot Vid: Rethink's Baxter Rethink Robotics' new Baxter android is designed to address some of the issues we've covered recently regarding robots in the workforce. It's intended to be a worker bot that really does work alongside humans on similar tasks, but it's designed to present a friendly face. Truly:...
This Week In Bots: Who Is Ready To Embrace The Robot Revolution?

This Week In Bots: The "Extreme Use" Of A Robot Workforce

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Bot Vid: Quadrocopters At Night We're used to seeing quadrocopters perform feats of aerial acrobatics or coordinated dances in a strictly controlled lab environment, where position sensors can give them precision location info. But swarming quadrocopters outside the lab is trickier, and also more of a hint at their future...
This Week In Bots: The "Extreme Use" Of A Robot Workforce

Microsoft software plus Kinect equals robotic butler

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Microsoft made it easier to create robots on Thursday by launching the final release of its Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 4, which moves out of beta status. The free software can power moving robots that can “see” and understand their surroundings with the Xbox Kinect accessory. Using a Windows laptop, Kinect sensor and robotic...
Microsoft software plus Kinect equals robotic butler
iRobot and InTouch Health announce RP-VITA 'telemedicine' robot
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