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IED-disposal robot contract awarded
MarineTimes.com - Springfield,VA,USA
FAIRMONT, W.Va. -- The Navy will pay Innovative Responses Technologies Inc. $9.6 million to build remote-controlled robots that ...

Korea working on armed robocops
VNUNet.com - Haarlem,Netherlands
... country's defense and information ministries are co-operating on a five-year $32.4m project to develop a heavily-armed insect-like battlefield robot armed with ...

Ready for Roomba and RoboMower?
Washington Post - United States
... Roomba, the vacuuming robot. The Roomba Discovery SE is one of many versions of IRobot's carpet-cleaning machines. And as the Duo ...

Needing a shoulder to cry on? Try your new robot pal
Scotsman - United Kingdom
SCIENTISTS are developing a robot that can do your dishes, wash your clothes - and even be your friend, it has been revealed. Researchers ...

Robot does kidney-pancreas transplant
United Press International - USA
CHICAGO, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- A robot controlled by doctors has successfully performed the first living-donor kidney-pancreas transplant. ...

Robot may provide new way to X-ray
Independent Florida Alligator - Gainesville,FL,USA
By DOMINICK TAO. Scott Banks is a UF engineer working on GatorRay, a new robot that will generate X-ray video of human bodies in motion. ...

ABC News: iRobot Scooba Floor Washing Robot
iRobot's Scooba Floor Washing Robot, the follow-up to the hugely successful ...
iRobot says that the solution will clean a 200-square-foot room before it ...

Robotics, Communications Tapped For Safer Mining
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... a newly formed commission on mine safety focuses on radio frequency identification and other technologies, other experts are looking to robotics, mine mapping ...

Rest in Peace, Sony Aibo
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
... Its two robotics efforts, the Aibo and the Qrio humanoid robot, got the ax. ... Calkins uses several Aibos to teach students about robotics by playing robo-soccer. ...

Robot spots ancient Greek shipwreck
MSNBC - USA
The remains of an ancient Greek cargo ship that sank more than 2,300 years ago have been uncovered with a deep-sea robot, archaeologists announced Thursday. ...

Pentagon sets up robot unit to identify source of nuclear attacks
Guardian Unlimited - UK
... attribution". The document also said that the agency had developed "robot technologies to collect debris samples in high radiation fields". ...

Kuwait holds Gulf-wide camel race with robot jockeys
Reuters.uk - UK
... child jockeys. Kuwait held an experimental race with robot jockeys last October, along with similar trials by other Gulf states.

Robotics orders jumped in 2005
EE Times Online - USA
WASHINGTON -- The North American robotics industry reported record orders for 2005, jumping 23 percent over the previous year. ...

 

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