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A humanoid robot developed by a Google-owned company is an imposing 188 cm (6 feet, 2 inches) tall, yet agile enough to balance on one foot and imitate the famous “crane” move from the Karate Kid movie. As if that was not enough, it can also drive cars.
From the DARPA Robotics Challenge to Google’s many robotic acquisitions, 2013 seemed to be the “Year of the Robot." Only time will tell if the past year was a turning point for all things robotic.
Google has confirmed its purchase of robotics company Boston Dynamics. This latest acquisition marks the eighth time in the last six months that the search giant has bought a robotics company.
"Terradynamics" could be the next big thing in robotics, helping vehicles move on granular and other complex surfaces like beaches.
An all-terrain robot designed to transport military supplies over areas too steep, rocky, muddy or snowy for conventional vehicles has now been outfitted with an arm capable of lifting and throwing cinder blocks.
Yesterday, two of Boston Dynamics finest 4-legged bots got the chance to strut their stuff in front of some military top brass during a demonstration.
Cockroaches performing ninja-like acrobatics surprised University of California, Berkeley biologists who were studying the insect’s locomotion and escape abilities.
The Defense Advanced Research and Planning Agency (DARPA) issued a challenge to robot builders this week, as the move to rely on robots to do our dirty work rolls on.
Boston Dynamics recently announced a new four-legged robot designed to cover the most rugged terrain.
The world's first full-length marathon for two-legged robots started on Thursday as toy-sized humanoids started their run of 26 miles in four days.