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Laws for robotics

What laws and regulations are needed concerning robotic technology and similar systems? An EU project is finding out.

Posted: Nov 26th, 2013

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EU robotics initiative to lure students into tech-driven careers

EU robotics week kicked off yesterday with an aim to draw attention to the various robotics research activities taking shape across Europe. During the course of the coming week the growing importance and influence of robotics systems in a variety of industrial sectors will take centre stage in a series of EU-wide events.

Posted: Nov 26th, 2013

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Robot SafariEU goes wild at the Science Museum

This November, Robot SafariEU at the Science Museum will explore the fascinating world of biomimetic robots. Beginning on Wednesday 27 November 2013 at Lates and continuing over the weekend (30 November to 1 December 2013), visitors can trek through the un-natural habitats of these robots, interacting with creatures that swim, flap, and crawl, in a unique safari experience.

Posted: Nov 26th, 2013

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Efficient division of labor between humans and robots in assembly systems

In a European consortium, scientists will develop cost-effective robot systems and applications for assembly. The collaboration between humans and robots will help to combine the cognitive abilities of humans with the strength and repeatability of robots. It will not only increase productivity and relieve workers but also reduce the costs for automation solutions.

Posted: Nov 25th, 2013

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A new, flying jellyfish-like robot

Up, up in the sky: It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a . . . jellyfish? That's what researchers have built - a small vehicle whose flying motion resembles the movements of those boneless, pulsating, water-dwelling creatures. The work, which will be presented at the APS's DFD meeting on November 24, demonstrates a new method of flight that could transport miniaturized future robots for surveillance, search-and-rescue, and monitoring of the atmosphere and traffic.

Posted: Nov 24th, 2013

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A robot for inspecting tunnels (w/video)

Scientists from Universidad Carlos III of Madrid are participating in ROBINSPECT, a European research project that is developing an intelligent robotic system for the automated inspection of highway and railroad tunnels.

Posted: Nov 18th, 2013

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Better to know your enemy when taking on a killer robot

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, a network of NGOs and academics, has done us all a valuable service by drawing attention to the development of unmanned systems that are able to kill without direct supervision by a human being.

Posted: Nov 15th, 2013

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