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NASA turns on humanoid robot in space station


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) NASA Tuesday turned on a humanoid robot in the International Space Station for the first time since it was delivered in February, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Japan to send Twitter-using humanoid robot in space


February 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Japan's space agency is considering putting a talking humanoid robot on the International Space Station to watch the mission while astronauts are asleep.It would also monitor their health ... Read more...

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Chennai students win award for humanoid robot


February 15th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 15 (ANI) : A group of students from Chennai won the best innovation award for a humanoid robot during the recently held Spring Innovations Competition at Nanyang Technological University ... Read more...

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NASA’s humanoid robo ‘to walk the Moon in just 1000 days’


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): NASA has unveiled a plan to send a humanoid robot to the Moon in just 1,000 days for a fraction of the cost of sending a human.The plan ... Read more...

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Humanoid Robot - Robonaut 2 all set to be a part of the shuttle trip


October 27th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA is set to blast its space shuttle Discovery into space on November 1 this year and on board the spacecraft will be the humanoid robot, ... Read more...

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NASA’s first ever human-like robot ready for space launch


October 27th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): NASA is preparing to launch Robonaut 2, the first human-like robot designed for use in space.The humanoid robot, which resembles the torso, head and shoulders of a person, ... Read more...

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Movie Review: The Robot (2010)


October 1st, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Robot : Love Story Of The Future!Rating: 4 out of 5*Starring: Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny DanzongppaDirector : ShankarOctober 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If you had a tiresome week and ... Read more...

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‘Robot’ - Rajnikanth scores again (IANS Movie Review- Rating:***)


October 1st, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Robot"; Cast: Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai, Danny Denzongpa; Director: S. Shankar;Rating: ***Those in the know are aware that 'superstar' Rajnikanth is perceived to be in the image of ... Read more...

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NASA’s new chatty robot astronaut is a regular on Facebook and Twitter


August 31st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 31 (ANI): NASA's latest nut-and-bolt invention Robonaut 2 is quite a piece of work - the first humanoid robot set to blast into space is a regular on Facebook ... Read more...

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Legless android to become first human-like robot in space


August 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Conspicuous by his powerful white torso, the legless android named Robonaut 2 seems to be straight out of Star Wars movies. The three-foot-four-inch tall Robonaut 2 will become the ... Read more...

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First space humanoid robot to tweet about his adventures


August 7th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Aug 7 (ANI): The first humanoid robot to visit space, Robonaut 2, will not only help out astronauts at the International Space Station in maintenance work, but would also tweet about ... Read more...

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Robot helping boffins to determine how we decide to trust strangers


July 11th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): American researchers are using a robot to find out how humans decide to trust strangers and if those decisions are accurate.Northeastern University psychology professor David DeSteno is collaborating ... Read more...

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NASA Robots’ to help in space and in factories


February 9th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA and General Motors are working together on the next generation of robots designed for use in the aerospace and automotive industries. The pictures of ... Read more...

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Exposure to robots in movies affects our ability to empathise with them


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that the level of exposure to robots is likely to affect a person's ability to empathise with synthetic beings.The researchers believe that brain ... Read more...

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When kids had a date with humanoid robot at 10th Auto Expo


January 8th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Uphar PandeyNew Delhi, Jan 8(ANI): A group of underprivileged children at the ongoing Auto Expo show here at Pragati Maidan on Friday were thrilled to see a robot, which could walk ... Read more...

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‘Endhiran’ almost complete, is full of surprises: director Shankar (With Images)


January 5th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 5 (IANS) Director Shankar, who has been tight-lipped so far about his action-packed sci-fi Tamil film "Endhiran" starring superstar Rajnikant and Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai, reveals that the movie ... Read more...

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World’s first Arabic-speaking robot to serve as staff in shopping malls


November 4th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 4 (ANI): A laboratory in the UAE has built what it says is the world's first Arabic-speaking robot which could soon go into mass production to serve as staff in ... Read more...

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Robot that displays 7 human emotions unveiled in Japan


June 24th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Researchers at Waseda University in Japan have unveiled Kobian, a "humanoid" robot, which can express seven human emotions.The ground-breaking robot can express feelings, including delight, surprise, sadness and ... Read more...

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‘Soccerbot’ learns how to fall gracefully during matches


May 21st, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have made a robot learn how to fall gracefully during soccer matches, reducing damage to themselves and their environment.According to a report in New Scientist, to find ... Read more...

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Now, meet a robot teacher that took its first class in Tokyo school


May 12th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): The age-old picture of a teacher has undergone a technological makeover, after a robot schoolteacher developed by Japanese scientists conducted a class in a Tokyo school.The female humanoid ... Read more...

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Humans can read robotic body language


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): A robots eyes may not be the windows to its soul, but they can certainly help humans guess the machine''s intentions, according to a new study.Researchers led ... Read more...

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Robot to make computing lessons more fun for Brit school kids


January 8th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Brit schools are looking into the possibility of using humanoid robots to teach their students by the end of the year, in a bid to make computing ... Read more...

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Actor robots make theatrical debut in Japan


November 27th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): You must have heard about dancing robots, house-sitting robots, but now a new breed of robots is taking the world by storm give it up for acting ... Read more...

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Kiss your car, or kick it - it’s only human


August 6th, 2008 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg (Germany), Aug 6 (DPA) Next time you kiss your car when it starts on a cold day, or you curse your computer when it crashes - you may be ... Read more...

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UAE firm develops robot that can talk


June 12th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 12 (IANS) A United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based company has unveiled a new generation humanoid robot that can converse with humans. Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander ... Read more...

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Honda’s Asimo robot can follow three peoples shouting at once


June 11th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Japanese researchers have unveiled a humanoid robot that can understand three humans shouting at once.Hiroshi Okuno at Kyoto University, and Kazuhiro Nakadai at the Honda Research Institute ... Read more...

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Now, a humanoid robot that is no pushover


December 7th, 2007 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
London, December 7 (ANI): Japanese researchers have developed a humanoid robot that has the ability to rebalance itself after accidental or intentional shoves or kicks land anywhere on its body.This could become ... Read more...

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Toddlers become friends with robot


November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin
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