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# Robotics

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'It's a when and not an if situation': Sligo researchers studying how to integrate our future robotic colleagues
Robotic colleagues of the future? Think Wall-E or Johnny 5 and not C3PO and Terminator.
Are robots going to take all of our jobs?
This tiny robot octopus is powered by its own gas
The robot is the first of its kind and could lead to future soft robots that could perform tasks traditional robots can’t access.
Without the budget of Google, these Waterford students created a self-driving car
Instead, it required a lot of imagination to complete it in 12 weeks.
In the future, robots like this will deliver pizza to your door
Bad news for delivery people everywhere.
This robot can grab items with as much care and attention as you
The gripper is made out of rubber and can pick up objects that are 80 times its own weight.
Someone has invented the world's first robotic pancake printer
To be fair, an Eiffel Tower made out of batter probably tastes better than the real one.
This Google-owned robot reenacts crane kick scene from Karate Kid
The robot from Boston Dynamics, the robotics company owned by Google, used the scene to show off its balancing capabilities
Space exploration has a new major player in town...Google
The giant web company is spending nearly €1 billion on a San Francisco air base.
Why the founder of Hailo is betting on drones and robotics
Jay Bregman left his role as co-CEO of Hailo to start focusing on robotics and drones
Google's robot chief and Android co-founder is calling it a day
Andy Rubin was responsible for turning Android into one of the biggest mobile platforms globally as well as for Google’s recent push into robotics.
These jobs are most likely to be replaced by robots
Bad news for proof readers, projectionists and butchers.
Blind adventurer to give TED talk on hope four years after becoming paralysed
Mark Pollock said he was told to accept his situation but since his accident he has delved into the world of robotics and is looking at finding a possible cure for spinal injury
This ultra-fast robot arm is better at catching stuff than you are
Just look at it catch everything in sight.
Mind-controlled prosthetic arm approved by US medical authorities
The prosthetic arm allows users to perform basic tasks such as using keys and locks, feeding oneself, using zippers and preparing food.
Here are the crazy military robots Google bought this week
Amazing creations – but also a tad creepy.
Google buys military robotics firm Boston Dynamics
Boston Dynamics is known for developing animalistic robots that are both balanced and quick.
Students develop robotic arm that could make you stronger
The robotic arm, developed by students at the University of Pennsylvania, is designed to help both the elderly and those who need physical rehabilitation.
Google challenges Amazon drones with its own robots
Google has bought seven companies over the last six months to help develops its robotics business.
This robot petting zoo is terrifying
Who wants to pet a goat when you can pet a neon plastic tube?
College students build robotic arm for disabled teenager
Here he is using it for the first time.
Dublin boys win Lego award for robot reminding people to take medicines
The winning boys from Jobstown built a robot and app reminding older people to take their vital medicines.
A year in robotic legs: paralysed adventurer hits new milestone
Mark Pollock has spent a year gathering data on how robotic exoskeleton is working on his body – and he hopes scientists might get on board for formal study.
Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer
The 12,000 sq ft ‘house’ would take around 18 months to build (and you might even be able to build it on the moon).
VIDEO: Quadriplegic woman powers a robotic arm with her mind
Jan Scheuermann developed a degenerative condition that left her virtually paralysed – unable to move an arm for a decade.
Average European believes robot housework still over 20 years away
A new EU-wide survey reveals that Irish people are also among the least interested in scientific and technological discovery.
VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm
Cathy Hutchinson was able to use the arm to sip coffee, 15 years after being paralysed by a stroke.
Creepy Michael Fassbender Robot Viral of the Day
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VIDEO: Blind and paralysed Irish adventurer 'walks' with robotic legs
Mark Pollock, injured in an accident a year and a half ago, tests new technology that helps mobility for paralysed.
Secrets of Egypt's Great Pyramid may soon be revealed
An English robotics team is organising an expedition to reveal the mysteries of Giza.