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The evolution of humanoid robots (pictures)

With advances in sensors and control systems, humanoid robots, like DARPA's Atlas, are soon to be working side by side with us in everything from industry to entertainment.

18 Images By July 14, 2013

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Swiss aim to birth advanced humanoid in 9 months

Roboy is a tendon-driven robot designed to emulate humans, right down to the gestation period.

By December 19, 2012

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$24,000 Transform Robot goes from car to humanoid

Kenji Ishida wants to build a full-scale Autobot. It all starts with this RC toy.

By December 6, 2012

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Here come the humanoids. There go U.S. jobs

Baxter is a factory worker robot that's about to take to the floors. It's just the beginning of the robot revolution.

By November 12, 2012

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Toshiba's new robot can speak in sign language

Toshiba has unveiled Aiko Chihira, a humanoid robot that can communicate using sign language.

By October 8, 2014

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Tiny robot learns to fly a real plane

A doll-sized humanoid robot has learned how to use a cockpit simulator to fly a light aircraft designed for humans.

By September 22, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 063: The Google Science Fair, a custom open-source robot and more

This year's Grand Prize winners were a trio of bright young women from Ireland who presented a project that uses soil bacteria to speed up cereal seed germination. But that's not the only incredible project at Google's annual science fair, and we discuss a few of our favorites on today's show.

By October 6, 2014

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Kate the humanoid robot: Kids, let's talk

Florida roboticist builds Kate (Kids Avatar Teacher and Entertainer) to keep children of military personnel company while their parents are away. She can play, chat, and even smell smoke.

By July 26, 2012

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Japan's ISS Kirobo robot is lonely in space

The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!

By September 2, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 049: New Apple products, a (literal) sandbox game, living portraits, and more

The creators of Canviz say they've finally created what many of us have been dying to own: digital frames that support animated images like GIFs, cinemagraphs, and more. Eat your heart out, Haunted Mansion!

By September 10, 2014