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Iron Ox Robotic Farming

As we get closer to robotic farming, one company near San Fransisco aims to make it a reality. Iron Ox uses two robots in its 8,000 sq ft hydroponic farm facility. One robot carries the heavy trays around while another … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Robot

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) doctoral graduate You Wu has created a soft robot called Lighthouse that can find pipe leaks.  Looking like a badminton shuttlecock, the robot can detect leaks as small as 4mm. Because of the robots shape, … Continue reading

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Yotel Miami Adds Butler Robot

Yotel, famous for it’s suitcase storage robot has added a butler robot to YotelPad in Miami. The butler robot can deliver up to 77 pounds of drinks and other goodies. The robot can also communicate in a variety of languages.

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Favorite Movie Robot

Robots have been in movies since the very early days with the robot Maria appearing in the movie Metropolis in 1927. Since then many more robots have appeared in movies.  Sometimes the robots are evil like the Terminator or sometimes … Continue reading

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DrawBot

DrawBot is a wall robot created by teacher Edwin Dertien and his student Janwillem te Voortwis. The robot moves up and down on bicycle chain pulleys.  When in the exact correct spot, it uses one of eight spray cans to … Continue reading

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