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Robot interpreters enable communication between fish and bees

Robot interpreters enable communication between fish and bees

EPFL is a project focused on creating devices to control animals. Several years ago, the team created an artificial fish that its real peers mistook for one of their own, even choosing it as the leader of their school. The group’s most recent development is a system for controlling bees.
Robotic particles that work only in a team

Robotic particles that work only in a team

Researchers from MIT, Harvard, Cornell and Columbia Universities have created "robotic particles" that are useless on their own, but are capable of many things when they are put together – in this they resemble a bee swarm.
Meet Stan: the first robot employee at a French airport

Meet Stan: the first robot employee at a French airport

Saint Exupery Airport, 25 km from the French city of Lyon, will go down in history as the first airport to employ robot labor. If this experiment turns out to be a success, it will be extended to other terminals as well.

Festo develops amazing robotic hand

The BionicSoftHand prosthesis developed by Festo, a German manufacturer, looks exactly like a real hand. The invention not only feels like a real hand, but it also simulates the mechanisms of its interaction with the human brain.\n

The Cheetah robot learns acrobatic tricks

According to a report from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, their Cheetah robot has learned to do back flips and get up after falls. Earlier, it also learned to accelerate up to 45.5 km/h, surpassing Usain Bolt himself.

The robot that does your paperwork for you

Despite all the talk of optimizing work processes and reducing bureaucracy, paperwork still takes up a significant portion of our time. A robot created by startup Ripcord can put an end to this problem once and for all.

FedEx robot jumps and climbs stairs

Popular delivery service FedEx announced the development of their own delivery robot, following in the footsteps of Starship Technologies and Amazon. Robot delivery is moving from the domain of science fiction into real life right before our eyes.

Yet another humanoid robot

Digit is a robot that was developed by US company Agility Robotics. The robot is a direct competitor of Atlas by Boston Dynamics - a device that can do somersaults and other acrobatic tricks.

AMAZING SPIDER ROBOT FROM NASA

Space has always fascinated people. Even in antiquity, travelers learned to navigate by the stars. The first detailed map of the stars dates back to 140 AD. However, many sources claim that astronomy...

Peeqo: the robot that speaks in gifs

Smart speakers are so yesterday. If you really want to impress someone in 2019, you need something remarkable. Peeqo, a robot that speaks exclusively in short videos and animated pictures, would be a perfect choice.

How ants help a robot to navigate without GPS

Researches have got an insight into the navigation method the Sahara desert ants use: the search for the right path is complicated.\n

Leonardo: A bird-like robot

Leonardo is a case when wildlife inspired robotics. We wrote about an insect robot in one of our previous materials but this time, we will talk about a bird robot. Birds have quite delicate and gangly legs....

A robotic sentient hand has been created

Researchers from Sweden have created new-generation prosthesis. It serves as a nearly complete replacement for a lost limb.

The robot that can learn anything

«Picoh» - a new machine created by startup Ohbot – can perform a variety of tasks. There’s just one catch: it needs to be taught first.\n

Robots can now play Jenga

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is famous for extensive research in the emerging field of robotics. This time, they taught a robot to play Jenga.