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2013-10-15 23:26:58

Andy Bechtolsheim of Arista Networks, Stephan Biller of General Electric, Rodney Brooks of Rethink Robotics, Kerrie Holley of IBM, Steven Gray of CSR, Paul McEuen of Cornell University and Cynthia Kenyon of UCSF will deliver the keynote addresses in addition to 28 panel speakers from leading companies, research centers and universities. The two day event will be held at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco, November 11-12 2013. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The CTO Forum, a...

Roomba Inventor Praised By MIT For Robotics Research
2013-08-12 12:46:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rodney Brooks first made a name for himself in the field of robotics in the 1990s when the first Roomba autonomous vacuum cleaner rolled onto American carpets. Brooks, a professor emeritus at MIT, co-founded iRobot, the company which built the Roomba and other helpful robots. Last September Brooks unveiled his latest creation, Baxter, a two-armed bot with an LCD face meant to be easily programmed and work alongside humans in...

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2006-11-22 15:15:00

By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON - George the robot is playing hide-and-seek with scientist Alan Schultz. George whirrs and hides behind a post until he's found. Then a bit later, he hunts for and finds Schultz hiding. If that sounds childish, consider that Schultz is working his way up to teaching the robot to play Capture the Flag. What's so impressive about robots playing children's games? For a robot to actually find a place to hide, and then hunt for its human playmate...


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