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Archive for the 'ROBOTS' Category

Plastic Pals featured on G4′s Attack of the Show

G4 featured an update from Plastic Pals about Carnegie Mellon University’s research on ASIMO and the HRP-2 Promet humanoid robots.

Attack of the Clones

A few of AIBO’s knock-offs, from the good to the very, very bad.

• R100

NEC’s R100 was developed in 1997 to break through the barriers dividing people and computers. Some people are unable to use a computer because they are too young, too old, or simply computer illiterate. A personal robot gives them access to some of the life-changing innovations that computers made possible, without the need for keyboards or special training.

Evolta @ Le Mans 24 hours (video)

Network World TV has posted a video showing Evolta setting its record at Le Mans 24 hours.

Tokyo University presents novel book-scanning system

Ishikawa Komuro Laboratory has put their high speed computer vision technology to use by scanning books.