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  • April

    Samsung electronics developed a female robot called April. Although it is unable to stand or walk, it can move its head and hands, and make fluid-like motion with musical beats.

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  • Istrobot

    The Istrobot competition is Central Europe’s oldest robotic competition. This year, the 15th annual international robotic competition will be held at the Slovak University of Technology on April 26, 2014.

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  • The Rise Of The Chief Robotics Officer

    The answer to robotics in the corporate sphere, as well as the ultimate target for robotic industry vendors will make its debut at the third edition of RoboBusiness Europe, taking place in Milan (Italy) on April 27-30, 2015

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  • YuMi

    YuMi, formerly named "Frida", is a dual-armed, small parts assembly robot designed to assist in the manufacturing of consumer electronics. It is being developed by ABB Robotics and is scheduled to hit the market on April 13, 2015 at Hannover Messe Germany.

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  • CIROS 2015

    The China International Robot Show (CIROS) 2015 takes place July 8 to 11 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai and is the official exhibition platform of the China Robot Industry Alliance and the top robot exhibition of China.

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  • Hannover Messe

    Hannover Messe is the worlds leading event for the technology industry worldwide and is held from april 7th till 11th. This year they choose The Netherlands to share the venue since it is one of Germany’s major trading partners. One of the features of…

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  • RoboBusiness Europe 2015

    RoboBusiness Europe is a unique and most important event specifically directed at the EU robotics marketplace covering all the most vibrant sectors of the robotics industry.

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  • TUS Expo 2017

    The Unmanned Systems Expo (TUS Expo) brings together global companies from the Unmanned Systems supply chain with customers and end users, providing opportunities for cooperation and collaboration.

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  • Chulalongkorn U.

    Founded in 1917, the Chulalongkorn University is considered as the oldest university in Thailand. It has experienced significant development in the field of technology and robotics. The Control Automation and Robotics Lab of the university is engaged…

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  • FIRST

    FIRST was founded in 1989 by American inventor Dean Kamen and aims to design accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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  • Fudan U.

    Fudan University in China has a long, distinguished academic history and is one of China’s premiere universities. Their work in robotics is internationally known. Among their creations is a weather robot, service robots for home use and the FUWA robot,…

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  • Gifu National College of Tech.

    Japan's Gifu National College of Technology is a premier institution for technology and engineering. Robotics are an important part of the technology program. Along with the SPICA and ZiN robots, the college has collaborated with some researchers from…

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  • Hirosaki U.

    Hirosaki University in Japan offers plenty of opportunities for those who want to study robotics. Their School of Science and Technology has a course on Intelligent Machines and System Engineering. This course teaches Vision-based Robot control and micromachine…

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  • Humboldt U.

    HSU may be one of California's smallest universities, but it has a long and respected academic history. The school's Computer Science department has an Internet Teaching Laboratory, the ITL, where students learn about computer and network security as…

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  • Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory (Ishikawa Oku Lab)

    Japan's Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory has been working on technology and robotics projects since it began in 1989. Along with developing High speed Intelligent Robots, the Lab works on projects such as Bidirectional Recognition between objects and environment…

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  • Karlsruhe Inst. of Tech.

    One of Germany’s largest and most prestigious research and education institutions, KIT is home to the Robotics Research Group. The group focuses on autonomous robots and industrial automation. They have developed several robots through the CoMiRo-Collective,…

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  • Pontifical Catholic U. of Peru

    Based in Lima, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru is Peru's first non-profit private institu-tion. Under its Faculty of Science and Engineering they have designed and created a robotic arm that has two degrees of freedom.

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  • Robotics Research Lab.

    At the RRL at the University of Kaiserslautern, the lab focuses on the realization of complex autonomous robotic systems. Current projects include a robotic head to help the lab study the interaction between human and machine. Notable past projects include…

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  • Shiga U. of Medical Science Hospital

    The Shiga University of Medical Science Hospital has departments in nearly every medical field available. The school has expanded its offerings to include work in the robotics field, to help equip students with advanced technology. Researchers helped…

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  • The U. of Electro-Communications

    Japan’s UEC boasts of its unrivaled scale of education and research in human-friendly science and engineering. In its Mitsuharu Matsumoto Laboratory, students are focused on research that includes human-robot interaction and intelligent robotics. Ahead…

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  • Tongmyong U.

    South Korea’s Tongmyong University’s is one of the country’s most distinguished schools. It has been selected for several projects and as a model for local employment and human resources development. The Department of Robot System Engineering has also…

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  • U. of Massachusetts Amherst

    Founded in 1863, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is categorized as a Research University with very high research activity. UMass offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees in 88 undergraduate and 72 graduate areas of study.

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  • U. of Tokyo

    Japan’s most prestigious university, the University of Tokyo, has the highest ranking in Asia. The school’s JSK Laboratory does extensive robotics work in a wide range of fields. Recently, the lab unveiled its HRP3L-JSK robot; a bipedal robot that can…

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  • Waseda U.

    Waseda University in Japan is one of the most prestigious universities in Asia. The school’s robotics research dates back to 1970, when Professor Ichiro Kato began researching anthropomorphic robots and started the WABOT Project. In 2000, the university…

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  • ABB Unveils Collaborative Robot: YuMi

    ABB has unveiled the world’s first truly collaborative robot: YuMi®, an Innovative and human-friendly, dual-arm robot with breakthrough functionality that unlocks vast global additional automation potential in the robotics industry.

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  • Protei Project

    The Protei project is a robotics project initiated by Scoutbots, a Hong Kong-based non-profit organization founded by Cesar Harada. The Protei project aims at developing a way of cleaning the oceans using autonomous sailing robots that are able to work…

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  • Bruno

    Bruno was made in 2008 to compete against other humanoids at the Robo Cup German Open. It has a camera to see the ball and a system that interprets what it has to do to make a goal.

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  • Elvis

    Scale model humanoid robot Elvis stands just 70 centimeters tall. Fully autonomous, it can walk and navigate around. Elvis also has an onboard computer and power supply.

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  • ifbot

    Japan’s Business Design Laboratory developed a humanoid called Ifbot. It uses its own emotions to detect emotions of people, hears their tone and words, and communicates with them.

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