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Unlock The Future

In April, British robotics firm Elumotion Ltd, provider of robotics and prosthetic electromechanical sub- systems, announced the Elu2-Hand, said to be a market driving advance in highly controllable, human- equivalent hand and finger technology.

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Robotic Heli Trainer Raises The Bar

KUKA Roboter GmbH is partnering with the Human Perception, Cognition and Action Department of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and Heli Aviation GMbH of Germany to create a new full-scale helicopter trainer.

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Biomechanical Sculptures

Christopher Conte has a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art as well as years of experience making prosthetics as a certified prostheticist. His sculptures often use a combination of original cast components and found/recycled parts. He uses exotic materials from the aerospace industry and the medical field, and he even uses ancient techniques such as lost-wax bronze casting.

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Robotic Welding Accelerates

We’ve seen automated automobile welding solutions for many years, and with the continuing advances of robotics, welding can now be done in small batch production runs for a growing variety of products. SmartTCP offers turnkey robotic welding system trainingRobotic Welding Accelerates

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Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner?

Foster Miller’s MAARS robot is a rugged, durable platform that can handle numerous payloads—everything from robotic arms and weapons to cameras and sensors. This flexibility is invaluable in the field and enables the MAARS bot to offer graduated escalation ranging from a loudspeaker and an eye-dazzling laser up to the powerful M240B machine gun and more

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What’s For Lunch?

Applied Robotics specializes in grippers, rotary actuators and tool changers for the food industry and a variety of other industries. This heavy-duty, pneumatically powered, bag gripper is designed to pick up and put large bags weighing between 50 pounds and a maximum of slightly more than 100 pounds onto pallets.

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Break Time!

Willow Garage’s PR2 is a mobile household robot platform with two, 7-DoF arms and an open-source robot operating system. PR2 can successfully navigate around an office, open doors and locate a household AC socket to recharge itself. The PR2’s size and proportions are similar to those of a human; this optimizes its ability to perform tasks in everyday environments.

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To Go Where No Tracked Vehicle Has Gone Before

Chaos™, a small robot produced by Autonomous Solutions Inc. (ASI) was profiled in a series of exercises at Cobra Gold 2009 in Thailand. Cobra Gold involved the United States, Thai, Singaporean, Japanese and Indonesian militaries and is meant to improve inter-operability and demonstrate U.S. support for humanitarian and security interests in the Pacific regions.

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Spherical 3D Security – Rotundus GroundBot

The Rotundus GroundBot can be used for a wide range of duties, including the automated patrolling of larger areas, teleoperated surveillance, the inspection of remote or dangerous sites and the monitoring of explosive gases.

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Snack Time

Robosaurus”—a 30-ton robot loosely based on Transformers—exhales fire after snacking on an automobile at the March Air Reserve Base in California during a performance at the 2004 March Field Air Fest.

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World’s Strongest 6-Axis Robot Arm

The KUKA KR 1000 Titan is recognized as the world’s strongest robot by “Guinness World Records.” This robotic behemoth is ideally suited to the building materials, automotive and steel industries. It lifts and precisely moves payloads weighing up to 1,000 kg

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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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