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Other cool Robots - Next year's challenge?

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Re: Other cool Robots - Next year's challenge?
« Reply #47 on: July 24, 2012, 11:26:09 AM »
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-18956031
Robotics in Uganda helping transform education.
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Re: Other cool Robots - Next year's challenge?
« Reply #48 on: January 10, 2013, 05:26:49 PM »
joystick controlled robot arm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZYxJFROew8
meant to be put on wheelchairs to help disable people, but I know WPI is attaching one to a robot for other tasks

this one terrifies Dan
it's a flexible arm based off an elephant's trunk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKJybDb1dz0

Baxter - a factory robot that can be "programmed" by nontechnical people and is relatively cheap
(part of an effort to bring manufacturing back to America instead of China)
We're getting one at WPI to complement our PR2 bot
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXOkWuSCkRI
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Re: Other cool Robots - Next year's challenge?
« Reply #49 on: January 15, 2013, 08:31:24 AM »
It's a giant spider robot you can ride
Like sit on it and control it.
Robot.
Spider.
Ride.
When are we building one?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/9784375.stm
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Re: Other cool Robots - Next year's challenge?
« Reply #50 on: May 25, 2013, 01:06:29 PM »
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Re: Other cool Robots - Next year's challenge?
« Reply #51 on: November 09, 2013, 12:21:14 PM »
I don't know if people still really come on the forums anymore, but here's a company that made a brick building robot that's building stuff at PMD.
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20131107/BUSINESS/311070033/Brick-laying-robot-job-Victor
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