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Robot Surgeon

Put into service in October 2006 at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut, the Da Vinci Surgical System is the first robotic surgical technology to be offered in a medical facility in Connecticut. “Mr. DaVinci,” as the robot is called at the hospital, includes four arms

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Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

The Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, pictured here en route to Edwards Air Force Base in California, provides high resolution intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance imagery.

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Manny, The Robotic Mannequin

Manny, a life-sized robotic mannequin, integrates complex robotic systems with advanced chemical sensors and computer control systems. Manny was built for the U.S. Army in the late 1980s to test protective clothing.

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Robonaut To Play Important Role Beyond Low Earth Orbit

Robonaut To Play Important Role Beyond Low Earth Orbit

Developed at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, NASA’s Robonaut is a sophisticated humanoid work assistant that, in its initial incarnation, may be teleoperated by astronauts in orbit or by ground controllers. In the photo, astronaut Nancy J. Currie

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Basics of making custom robot brackets and skeletal parts

—Cutting Sheet Metal with a Sherline Mill Check out how Matt Bauer cuts and shapes metal pieces to make robot brackets. Click here for an ERB.zip file that contains .nc g-code files provided by Matt for the Sherline mill and a “how-to” .pdf. —the editors I am the …

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Speecys SPC-101C

Speecys SPC-101C An elegant, sophisticated humanoid for developers 22 degrees of freedom include the ability to tilt the torso backwards and forwards and rotate its wrists. by Lem Fugitt, www.robots-dreams.com More than anything, he wanted to create a humanoid robot that would be completely open, an …

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CoroBots and Microsoft Robotics Studio at Vassar

Robot Spotlight CoroBots and Microsoft Robotics Studio at Vassar   CoroBots are broadly capable and expandible four-wheeled mobile robot platforms designed to minimize the cost and complexity of robotics research and development. When Robot learned that CoroBots and Microsoft Robotics Studio were in active use at …

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Interview – CoroWare Robotics – Behind the Scenes

Exclusive Robot Interview CoroWare Robotics – Behind the Scenes We caught up with Lloyd Spencer, President and CEO of CoroWare, Jon Mandrell, CoroWare Managing Consultant, and Kami Noland, Marketing Coordinator, to find out more about CoroWare’s entry into the robotics marketplace and its business philosophy and …

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Combots Cup Gallery

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