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RoboCup

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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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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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Who won RoboCup 2007?

RoboCup's use of Wikipedia for results leave some wondering who the winners are

By July 9, 2007

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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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Autobots vs. human World Cup champs by 2050?

The RoboCup Federation, a nonprofit organization based in Japan, envisions autonomous humanoid bots that are advanced enough to pit themselves against humans.

By May 6, 2010

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Quake rescue robot rocks Kinect to find victims

With a look that seems inspired by "Short Circuit" star Number 5, RoboCup hopeful uses cost-effective Kinect sensor instead of Lidar to help find quake victims.

By March 2, 2011

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Humanoid robot Nao gets emotion chip

Copying a standard sci-fi film plot, humanoid robot Nao is becoming more human by developing emotions. The RoboCup star might be able to fake it like the best human soccer players.

By August 14, 2010

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Humanoid robot Nao shows off its skills

The pint-size humanoid bot Nao, created by Paris-based Aldebaran Robotics, exhibits its dexterity, object-tracking, interaction, and balance skills. Already used in the RoboCup soccer competition, Nao is set to start selling in the mass market in late 2010.

September 22, 2009

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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