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WowWee MiP Robot Serves Up Fun

With seven different game modes, autonomous Wow Wee MiP Robot serves up a lot of fun for kids 8 and up.

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Humanoids 2016 IEEE-RAS International Conference

The 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, "Humanoids 2016," will be held at the Westin Resort & Spa in Cancun, Mexico: 15-17 November 2016.

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New 2-Channel RoboClaw ST 2X45A

California-based ION MOTION CONTROL has launched their newest motion controller, the new two channel RoboClaw ST 2X45A.

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Student’s Walking Stick Aids Parkinson’s Patients

In 2014, university student Neha Shahid Chaudhry received a life-changing end-of-course school assignment: to come up with a solution or devise a product that could solve an existing “real world” problem. Chaudhry didn’t have to look beyond her own home. As she watched her beloved grandfather struggle …

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U.S. Navy’s 19th International RoboSub Competition July 27-31

On July 27-31, approximately 350 students from 50 schools representing 11 countries will converge on San Diego to compete in the 19th International RoboSub Competition to be held at the U.S. Navy’s research pool on Point Loma.

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In Silicon Valley, Even Pizza Is High Tech

Silicon Valley startup ZUME aims to be "the Amazon of food," according to Alex Garden, the co-founder and executive chairman. Located in Mountain View, California, the pizza operation is already breaking new ground with its sophisticated robot assembly line.

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Sparki: Smart Fun

SPARKI is ArcBotics latest easy-to-use, fun and affordable intro to programming, electronics, and robotics.

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Summer Fun with New Kits and Gadgets

Long summer days are here, and DFRobot has come up with new kits and gadgets to provide kids with some summer fun.

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Achievement Badges Reward and Encourage

Adafruit offers cool embroidered achievement badges for electronics, science, and engineering. They believe everyone should be rewarded for learning a useful skill, and then be encouraged to continue. A badge displayed on a jacket or shirt is an excellent way to show and share.

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Zoomer Kitty Is the PURRfect Robot Pet

Zoomer Kitty is the purrrfect robotic pet for children 5+.

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MIT’s Incredible Ingestible Origami Robot

Researchers at MIT, University of Sheffield, and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a life-saving tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule to complete specific tasks within the human body.

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Roborace: Global Championship for Driverless Racing

Roborace is a new motorsport championship with autonomously driving, electrically powered vehicles. This new championship will provide a competitive platform for the autonomous driving solutions that are now being developed by many large industrial, automotive, and technology players, as well as top universities.

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Starship Technologies Launches Fleet of Delivery Bots

Starting in July, 2016, millions of people will encounter single-minded little autonomous robots in the United Kingdom, Germany, and Switzerland as part of the testing program launched by London-based Starship Technologies in tandem with some major industry partners.

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