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Every Car a Robot

Every Car a Robot

Though many drivers may be hesitant to completely yield control of their cars to computers, the fact remains that from a technical standpoint, a mass-produced, fully autonomous vehicle could be just years away.

The 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition Kicks off Today

2012 FIRST Robotics Competition kicked off today at Southern New Hampshire University. Founded in 1989 by Segway inventor Dean Kamen, it is focused on inspiring curiosity and creating interest in science, technology, engineering.

Toward a World Wide Web for Robots

Toward a World Wide Web for Robots

As one of its first demonstrators, RoboEarth has shown that robots with different hardware can share maps. Another demonstrator allowed a complex service robot to download hardware-independent object models from the RoboEarth database and use them for perception and manipulation....