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Perfect skin: more touchy-feely robots

Robots could become a lot more 'sensitive' thanks to new artificial skins and sensor technologies developed by European scientists. Leading to better robotic platforms that could one day be used in industry, hospitals and even at home.

Posted: May 24th, 2013

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Badminton-playing robot tests software designs of the future (w/video)

The drive to decrease the ecological impact of production machines is leading manufactures to focus on novel ways to incorporate energy efficiency in the designing of new products. One answer is the first-ever badminton playing robot - designed to test a software application that optimises energy efficiency in machine design.

Posted: May 14th, 2013

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New smart robots to improve inspection of nuclear plants

The team behind the pan-European research project NozzleInspect has built a remote controlled prototype robot that uses state of the art ultrasonic probes to detect tiny, millimetric defects in the nozzle, a crucial, sensitive component used to control the flow of water that cools the nuclear reactor.

Posted: May 13th, 2013

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