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Man Feels With Robotic Fingers in DARPA Breakthrough

To adequately mimic the function of a human hand and arm, a robotic prosthetic must interface with the wearer’s nervous system in a way that enables the wearer both to control the arm through brain commands and to receive sensory feedback from the limb. DARPA-funded research …

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These Robotic Grippers Have A Soft Touch

Did a robot pack your groceries? The day may not be far off when you’ll be able to answer that question with a yes – or maybe you’d rather just say, “affirmative.” That’s one of the goals engineers at Cambridge, Massachusetts based Soft Robotics seek to …

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Seen at World Maker Faire 2014 – Maker Jeffrey Moore

We met Maker, Jeffrey Moore, at last weekend’s World Maker Faire in Queens, New York. We loved hearing that  Jeffrey is teaching himself about robotics AND 3D printing through his Anibot project which he was showing off for visitors to the Faire. Says Jeffrey, “Anibots are …

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JAPANESE ENTRY AT ROBOSUB 2014!

At the recent Robosub event held at the SSC Pacific TRANSDEC Anechoic (non-echoing) pool, in San Diego, California, the Japanese team from the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Fukuoka, Japan, competed an advanced robot submarine of their design, named the “Darya Bird.” After the finals, the …

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Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

Applications are now being accepted for Round 2 of the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program. According to the White House’s website, the program was launched last year and “recruits top innovators and entrepreneurs from the private sector for 6-12 month “tours of duty” in government to help …

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