Bay Area Maker Faire 2014: Arc Attack (Video)

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Arc Attack is a unique combination of science, performance art, music (kind of), Tesla coils, and robotics. They only put on a half dozen performances a year, but are definitely worth the effort to see. http://ift.tt/KhAi1p
By Robots Dreams
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Tokyo Toy Show 2014: Takara Tomy Hello MiP Robot (Video)

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Takara Tomy introduced the new Hello MiP balancing robot, another entry in their well known Omnibot series of robots.
By Robots Dreams
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Tokyo Toy Show 2014: Hello Zoomer Robot Dog (Video)

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Takara Tomy demonstrated the Hello Zoomer robot dog, the lastest addition to their Omnibot series of robots.
By Robots Dreams
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V-Sido ASRA C1 Concept Robot (Video)

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Asratec, a wholly owned subsidiary of SoftBank, held a press conference in Tokyo introducing the V-Sido robot operating system; V-Sido Connect - a new robot controller board; and ASRA C1 - a unique humanoid robot designed as a demonstration and test platform for V-Sido and related applications.
By Robots Dreams
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Baxter Gets a Promotion (Video)

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After a little more than a year on the job at manufacturing and production facilities throughout the U.S., Baxter has integrated into the workforce and become a valuable return on investment for its employers. With far more speed, precision and motion quality of the original version that shipped in early 2013, Baxter is getting a promotion -- thanks to the continuous innovation of our industry-leading software platform, Intera. With Intera 3, Baxter is better than ever -- and it's only going to continue improving from here.
By Rethink Robotics
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First 3D-printed, open-source humanoid robot (Video)

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Full story: http://ift.tt/1pneSW5 Watch this incredible time-lapse of the world's first 3D-printed, open-source humanoid robot leap into life starter parts
By New Scientist
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