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Night Flying!

At a recent multirotor fun fly held at the Palomar RC Flyers Johnson Flying Field, Fallbrook, California, club members and guests from across the country flew multirotors and helis day and night. Also flown was a flying wing,

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2013 Multi Rotor Challenge

Top Pilots Demonstrate Multirotors! See some of the best multirotor pilots in the country fly through an obstacle course in this short collection of videos taken on the second day of the March 23 – 24, 2013 Multirotor Challenge held at the Palomar RC Flyers field in …

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A Reassuring, Promotional Robot Spokesperson

This large, remotely operated robot, named "Millennia," has been used for many years in schools, hospitals and at social gatherings to entertain youngsters and people of all ages and to promote new product launches as well as business and social initiatives.

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AUVSI 2012

The 2012 AUVSI conference held August 6 – 9 in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center featured over 560 companies and thousands of unmanned systems that could be operated on land, water, as submarines or as UAVs. See the Nov-Dec 2012 issue of Robot, …

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Robots Rock At Cub Scout Daycamp!

BSA Robotics Merit Badge www.scouting.org/scoutsource/Boyscouts/Advancementandawards/meritbadges/mb-robo.aspx KidsLab www.robotiskidslab.com ROBOTIS www.robotis.com (949) 333-3635

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AUVSI Conference 2012! – Photo Gallery

The 2012 AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) conference held August 6-9 in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center was a mind-blowing mega event that featured over 560 companies and thousands of unmanned systems designed to operate in every imaginable environment—air, ground, maritime, space, and in diverse markets, defense, civil and commercial. The mood was upbeat and festive. Only here could an enthusiast see the most sophisticated, bleeding edge robotics technologies in the world, all under one roof!

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AUVSI 2012 Conference was Awesome

Over 500 robotics companies and thousands of robots made the 2012 AUVSI conference one of the most impressive trade shows I've ever been to.

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Robotics Problem Solving Skills for Talented Students

This is Bonus Content for associated with an article on Robotis Kidslab teaching programs where Tom Atwood interviewed Prof. Chi Thai. The full content of the article can be seen in the Robot printed issue from Sep/Oct 2012.

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ALL NEW INNOV8TIVE DESIGNS QUADROTOR ROBOTS

We are pleased to offer this worldwide scoop on the latest quadrotor introductions in the hobby and professional (industrial/commercial/ government) UAV category. Innov8tive Designs is introducing a new line of quadrotors scheduled to debut on December 15. Innov8tive plans hexcopters and other variants, and diverse, much larger sizes are expected to be introduced downstream. Robot magazine will keep you posted! --Tom Atwood

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TRANSCENDENT ACCELERATING CHANGE IN ROBOTICS

Fast-paced change is coming to all facets of robotics, and here are three hallmarks of this phenomenon.

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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Science Rover Set to Launch Saturday

$2.5 billion dollar jeep-size rover poised to liift off Saturday in a high-stakes mission to travel to Mars to look for evidence of conditions that would have been habitable by life in the planet's ancient history.

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ROBOTS TO REPLACE 500,000 CHINESE WORKERS IN 3 YEARS

2,000 jobs will be created, one half million eliminated.

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WALKING THE WALK

Two bipedal robots developed at Honda define the most progressive current technologies in robot walking. One is the world famous Asimo, the other is an incredible android.

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