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AIBO ERS-7

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . SONY www.aibo.com Sony was showing the …

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Bioloid Android

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . ROBOTIS www.robotis.com Robotis was showing their …

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CES Robotics TechZone

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . ROBOTICS TRENDS www.roboticstrends.com  For the first …

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Rise of the Floorbots

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . iROBOT www.irobot.com METAPO INC. www.metapo.com MICROROBOT …

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ASIMO Advances

ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS! by George Mitsuoka Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights: . . HONDA MOTOR CO. www.asimo.honda.com American Honda …

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Clocky will Open Your Eyes!

CLOCKY www.clocky.net Clocky is a robot alarm clock for people who have trouble getting out of bed. If you hit the snooze button, Clocky rolls off your nightstand, falls on the floor and runs around the room searching for a place to hide. Minutes later, Clocky …

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Trinity’s Alvin VI

INTELLIGENT GROUND VEHICLE COMPETITION www.igvc.org Trinity College in Hartford, CT is a relatively small liberal arts school yet it has a renowned engineering program known for attracting some of the best and the brightest students globally. Trinity’s students are involved in a variety of robot challenges …

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Fleet-of-foot Kyosho “MANOI”

KYOSHO CORPORATION www.kyosho.com (800) 682-8948 At the 2005 iHobbyExpo held in October at the LA Convention Center, Kyosho introduced the new “MANOI” android. MANOI is the product of a partnership between well known hobby robot manufacturer KONDO and Kyosho, a leading manufacturer of radio control models of …

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Robots Assemble A Hummer

Kuka framing robots, manufactured by KUKA Roboter GmbH, www.kuka.com, assemble a Hummer on the Hummer 3 line in the state-of-the-art Shreveport, Louisiana, GM assembly plant. Photographers love it when sparks pop and fly from manufacturing robotic welders. Engineers get uncomfortable with those same sparks because it …

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Name That Bot! – Spring 2006

Can you identify this robot? Each issue, the editors will pick a prominent real world robot or one that has appeared in the cinema, on TV or in other contexts and ask our readers if they can identify it. The first three readers who successfully “name …

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A National Mission: Robotics!

We are thrilled at the positive response the launch of ROBOT has received from hobbyists, educators, professionals and the industry, and we thank all of our readers for your enthusiasm and interest. Launching this magazine has been an exciting experience not only because there is so …

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