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  If the future is all about robots, will there be robot bugs?  UC Berkeley has created and designed a “bot," if you will, that may be the first of the bug infestation, named Clash.  This little guy is 10 centimeters long and weighs only 15 grams.  Clash is a vertical and horizontal climbing robot that, due to his small and lightweight structure, is very quick on his six robotic legs. He just may be one of the fastest climbing bug-bots in existence.  He is able to ...
    Sometimes we cannot even spare 5 minutes to read an article, let alone 10 to watch a video. Here is the article's highlight: ● Tim Hemmes, a paralyzed volunteer, was able to move a robotic arm via electrodes directly connected to his brain. ● Researchers in the project plan on piecing the brain to get a better reading, and using multiple sensors. ● The study was conducted at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute. For those who do ha ...
  RED cameras are widely known to have changed the film industry due to their high level of quality for an extremely low price. The price, $7,000 for the cheapest model, has enabled many independent film makers to produce cinema quality films for many years. The up and coming major Hollywood films The Amazing Spider-Man, The Hobbit, and Avatar 2 will use RED cameras.   A new accessory for RED cameras may now make boom-crane and other equipment in the film industry obsolete. Berlin bas ...
AlphaDog prototype (via Boston Dynamics)   The BigDog quadruped robotics platform from Boston Dynamics, has been upsized. The new bot, named AlphaDog, can now carry 400 lbs (181kg) for a distance of 20 miles (32km), in contrast to the formers 340 lbs (154kg) and 12 miles (19km).    At a key note speech, the Boston Dynamic President Marc Raibert showed off the AlphaDog and its features. Designed to be a squad support carrier, the AlphaDog (AKA the LS3 Legged Squad Support System) ...

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