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Cyberdyne Japan Releases Statement On Future of Robotics

It might shock you to know there's a Cyberdyne corporation in Japan. But what only might shock you is to discover that they're into robotics...but the helpful kind.  For instance, they're working on a robotic suit that function...
 
Military
 
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Boston Dynamics New Robot Walks Like An Actual Person

So originally I was going to write about India's newfound fascination with the road spike, but then I thought better of it and discovered that Boston Dynamics was actually well on its way to making Terminators. Aren't you glad ...

 
Robots
 
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Japanese Make A Robot That Acts Like It’s Dying Of H1N1

Admittedly, the Amio is a pretty awesome robot, but it takes the Japanese to make something truly creepy with their robot and blow the Amio clean out of the water. The Japanese, you see, built a fully functional robot...that si...
 
Robots
 
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The Amio Robot–Our First Robot Butler?

The robot revolution continues on unabated with the emergence of the Amio robot, a walking, bipedal robot that actually approaches human-looking. It stands about five feet tall, weighs about ninety pounds and has a top walking ...

 
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Harvard Developing Robot Bee Colony

Remember when I was freaking out over the concept of cyborg combat wasps? Well, I've got something even more frightening here--apparently, the crew out at Harvard are neck deep in developing an entire colony of robot bees. No b...
 
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The Snackbot: King of All Office Supplies

This may well be the king of all office supplies.  No, it's not one of those sweet executive ball-clacker deals (even though they are sweet).  Nor is it a dartboard or a Blackberry or anything like that.  No, the unquestioned k...

 
Robots
 
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Noodle Robots Killing Chefs…In The Ramen Market (video)

How do you promote your robot factory?  Simple, you open a noodle shop.  That's what Japanese resident and entrepreneur Mr Nagoya did and now his robots server over 80 bowels of soup a day. The robots can produce one bowel ever...
 
Robots
 
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Toyota’s Robot Runs Like A Human (video)

Shock and awe hardly begin to describe my reaction to this video of Toyota's humanoid robot running a 7kmh.  Sure, that's only a few points short of 4mph, but given its life like ability to move and to sustain balance after a s...