LG, lawn mower, robot

Mowing your lawn is a bi-monthly (sometimes more) chore that is a rite of passage for many young kids. Your parents might pay you a few bucks for your help. Regardless, you were expected to do a high-quality job in return for some sort of life lesson about hard work. LG has a solution for […]

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This Robot Can Follow Spoken Instructions

Researchers unveiled a robot that can follow human instructions at the 2017 Robotics: Science and Systems conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Three Brown University students and postdoctoral researcher Lawson L.S. Wong created a robot that understands humans’ natural language commands. The robot began as an undergraduate project by Dilip Arumugam and Siddharth Karamcheti. Now, Arumugam is […]

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delivery robots 5 states

Maybe you’re one of the lucky people living in a U.S. state that approved delivery robots to get you that Chinese food you’re craving or that care package from your friend living a couple of blocks away. Five U.S. states recently approved using these types of delivery robots: Wisconsin, Idaho, Virginia, Florida, and now Ohio. […]

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Music Robot That Composes And Plays

What do you call something with four arms, eight sticks, and no heart? A music robot named Shimon! The two masterminds behind Shimon are Ph.D student Mason Bretan and the director of Georgia Tech’s Center for Music Technology, Gill Weinberg. In 2004, Weinberg started work on robot musicians. He released his first version of Shimon […]

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Robots Coming to Rail Stations in Japan

Robots are all over the news these days. Some of them make our lives easier by automating our lives, and others make our lives more difficult by threatening to take our jobs. Japan Railways, Japan’s largest train company, heard the complaints of customers who use their terminals. In fact, they think robots are the perfect […]

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Cassie Robots, Robotics, OSU, Agility Robotics

We have robots that can clean windows, deliver groceries, mow our lawns, fold our laundry and take care of our children – but engineers have yet to create a fully functional walking robot. Until now, that is. Introducing “Cassie” – the bipedal machine designed by Agility Robotics – a startup out of Oregon State University.

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