Tag Archives: FET Flagships

Boxie: The Chatterbox Bot

New research from MIT involves a cardboard box-like robot This cardboard box isn’t meant to be packed into a moving van! In fact, it’s not really a cardboard box at all but rather, a story collecting robot, of course. Meet … Continue reading

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Robots Mean Business

Robotic advancements are boosting existing industries and paving the way for entirely new ones. In the business world, robots are basically placed in either one of two categories: industrial or service. Industrial robots are the ones that help us manufacture … Continue reading

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Robot Companions for Citizens

An introduction to one of the FET Flagships The video above was presented by the Robot Companion for Citizens Flagship Initiative at a conference in Warsaw at the end of November. Robot Companions for Citizens is currently one of 6 … Continue reading

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Robotics Faces the Law

Research bodies around the globe are making an effort to draft laws governing the development of robots as they become increasingly complex and ingrained in our societies. In September of 2010, the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences

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FET Flagships Pilots Midterm Conference

Held November 24-25 at the Warsaw University of Technology and the University of Warsaw. The 6 FET Flagships showed off their stuff  at the midterm conference, involving about 250 European scientists and policy makers, who assessed the progress made by … Continue reading

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