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Carnegie Mellon robot uses arms, location and more to discover objects

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A robot can have a hard time discovering objects in its surroundings when it has just computer vision. But by using all of the information: ...

Romibo

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Romibo looks like the love-child of McDonalds mascot Grimace and a Pac-Man ghost. Watch the video in delight as he avoids walls, looks cute, looks ...

Vote For Robot Hall of Fame

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Normally when Carnegie Mellon's Robot Hall of Fame selects its honorees, it's up to those in the industry. But this year any human who loves ...

Snake robot can climb up poles, your arm

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We've seen plenty of snake robots, but normally they just slither in the water or up a pole. This one has no problems climbing around ...

Carnegie Mellon’s Robot Snake Climbs A Tree

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Carnegie Mellon has taught its robotic snake some new tricks, like how to climb trees, for instance. “Uncle Sam” is a modular snake robot and ...

Ballbot Balances On A Ball, Looks Nothing Like A Circus Bear

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The aptly named Ballbot moves around on a single large ball and it’s as tall as a person. Thin too. The design may not look ...

Researchers Teach ASIMO And HRP-2 To Avoid Obstacles

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The folks at Carnegie Mellon have been working on object avoidance techniques for robots. They've been working with both ASIMO and HRP-2. The robots can ...

Carnegie Mellon’s robotic snake shows off on video

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Carnegie Mellon's modular snake robots have been creeping us out for a while. They are sure to see some serious military action soon. Check out ...

Bossa Nova Prime-8 Robot

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What's special about Bossa Nova's Prime-8 robot? Well, it's a $100 descendant of DARPA and Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute's $20,000 all-terrain RHex robot. And this ...

Red Rover Shoots For The Moon

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William “Red” Whitaker from Carnegie Mellon is the man that led the Carnegie Mellon team to win the DARPA Urban Challenge. Now he has ...

Carnegie Mellon’s Scarab Won’t Burrow Into Your Flesh

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A group of scientists from the Field Robotics Center at Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute have been developing Scarab, a robot for the moon. Carnegie's ...

Dumps Like a Truck Truck Truck

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At one extreme of the robot size spectrum, there are very small robots. These tiny bots are especially scary. Individually they are weak, ...