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3D Robotics IRIS+

Taking consumer drones to the next level, 3DR's latest quadcopter can follow you toting a stabilized GoPro camera to record your every move and does it for less than $1,000.

By 24 September 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 117: Upgraded Atlas robot, an adorable robot press conference, and more

An all-robot press conference in Japan introduced us to CommU and Sota, two of the cutest robots we've ever seen. There's a bit more to them than simply looking "kawaii": they may someday be capable of acting as a kind of robo-companion for Japan's elderly population.

By 23 January 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 117: Upgraded Atlas robot, an adorable robot press conference, and more

On today's show, we discuss the DARPA Robotics Challenge (and the rebuilt Atlas robot entering the competition), explain how you can sign up for a free online class about alien life (taught by a Harvard professor), and get gooey over the cutest robot press conference of all time.

By 23 January 2015

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RoboThespians sing 'I Am Not a Robot'

Robots aim to entertain by singing and acting, but are they as talented as humans? RoboThespians aren't exactly Replicants, but they probably kill at karaoke.

By 20 January 2015

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Festo unleashes new robotic swarm of ants and butterflies

Biology-inspired robotics company Festo has revealed its latest animal robots -- cooperative ants and lightweight butterflies.

By 27 March 2015

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Magic Leap of faith: This robot-zapping game looks totally trippy

The secretive maker of augmented-reality goggles releases a video showing off some jaw-dropping game action.

By 20 March 2015

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See how the 'Interstellar' robots walked on set as life-sized puppets, not CGI

A fascinating behind-the-scenes video shows how mobile metal cabinets TARS and CASE really walked among the actors of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi opus.

By 27 March 2015

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The 404 Show 1,607: Jill Schlesinger, a robotic future, 3D NAND, finance made easy (podcast)

Jill Schlesinger is back answering 404 listeners' financial questions and giving out great advice. Plus, we'll talk about the chances of a dystopian robotic future and new 3D NAND storage technology that might make 10TB solid state drives a reality.

By 28 March 2015

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Robot babies used in development research totally freak us out (Tomorrow Daily 150)

We just found out research labs like the one at Indiana University uses robotic infants to test child development theories. We also just found out what fuels our deepest nightmares. Those discoveries are not a coincidence.

By 26 March 2015

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Robot babies used in development research totally freak us out (Tomorrow Daily 150)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail talk about how the ESA might use nets to capture and dispose of space trash in Earth's orbit, give props to a local musician using her heartbeat as a song sample during live shows, and panic over the possibility of a baby robo-pocalypse.

By 26 March 2015