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Drones flying and cooperating

Checkout this interesting video showing flying drones that cooperate to do various tasks. Vijay Kumar: Robots that fly … and cooperate http://go.ted.com/g–HNw

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BostonDynamics is up to some interesting and scary stuff

You all must have seen the videos of robots created by BostonDynamics few years ago. The 4 legged robots that can run and follow you around, keep their balance and walk over the obstacles. Now BostonDynamics (which was acquired by Google in the end of 2013) has made some great advancements ...

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Robots that can adapt like animals

An intelligent trial-and-error algorithm is introduced that allows robots to adapt to damage in less than two minutes in large search spaces without requiring self-diagnosis or pre-specified contingency plans. Before the robot is deployed, it uses a novel technique to create a detailed map of the space of high-performing behaviours. ...

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The Bionic Man: pushing the technology forward

The Bionic Man: incredible video of Les Baugh, the first ever to control two prosthetic arms, training extensively to push the technology forward.  

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Watch “Programmable self-assembly in a thousand-robot sw…” on YouTube

Programmable self-assembly in a thousand-robot sw…: http://youtu.be/xK54Bu9HFRw

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Interesting robots walk like spider and roll around like a ball

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WildCat is the latest four-legged galloping robot from Boston Dynamics

A new robot funded by the US military can gallop at 16 mph and certainly is the latest bot on the block you must check out. WildCat, the new four-legged robot to be used by the US military has been designed to run at high-speed on all types of terrain ...

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Dr. Guero’s robot balancing act

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Robot swarms: unlocking the hive-mind?

Researchers have developed simple rules to permit elementary robots to interact and cooperate on tasks. Based at the University of Sheffield, researchers have developed simple interaction rules for a fleet of 40 miniature robots in order to accomplish tasks such as moving an object. A video of the Natural Robotics ...

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