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RoboCup

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No guts, all glory at Robot Soccer World Cup

​Forget FIFA -- the real World Cup has just finished in Brazil and a team of robots from Australia has taken out the top prize.

By July 24, 2014

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U.S. droids carry the day at 2011 RoboCup finals

Engineers from Virginia Tech are bringing the Louis Vuitton Humanoid Cup to the U.S. for the first time.

By July 12, 2011

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iRobot military bots to patrol 2014 World Cup in Brazil

The battle-tested PackBot 510 will join soldiers, police, and drones to keep the World Cup safe from threats. Will these 30 bots kick a ball around too?

By May 15, 2013

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Military robot dances Gangnam Style

Navy robot CHARLI-2 can walk, play soccer ... and perform viral dances.

By October 22, 2012

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Wall-E, BigDog, Nao, PackBot break into Robot Hall of Fame

Military bots were well represented in the voting for the 2012 inductees. Left out in the cold: Robonaut and Johnny 5.

By October 24, 2012

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Physics algorithm kick-starts RoboCup soccer bots

Carnegie Mellon's bots have improved programming that might let them beat rivals at RoboCup 2010. They're able to predict where the ball will go instead of just reacting.

By June 14, 2010

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Firefighting humanoid robot gets drafted into the Navy

Fires, robots, and massive ocean vessels come together at last. The humanoid Saffir robot will soon be handling dangerous firefighting duties on U.S. Navy ships.

By March 20, 2012

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Hockey-playing robot can stick it to you

Meet Jennifer. She's cute, she's from Canada, and she wants to play hockey. She may be a robot but she's aiming for the Stanley Cup.

By February 15, 2012

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Guy brushes his cat via Nao robot avatar

With a little help from Kinect, Wii, and a treadmill, Aldebaran's Nao humanoid robot finds a new role as a telepresence cat groomer.

By January 2, 2012

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Aldebaran's Nao robot gets more lifelike

Faster processing and better speech recognition make this humanoid robot out of France suited to work with autistic children.

By December 12, 2011