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Unfortunately, the company behind the Kuri robot, a smart device for your smarthome, has had to close its doors. Mayfield Robotics had previously announced that production of the robot had been halted. In the meantime, the company has not been able to attract investors.
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Focused on becoming a leading developer of service robots in the next decade, LG Electronics (LG) will unveil to the public at IFA 2018 its first “human-centric” wearable robot. What it does is support and enhance a user’s legs to allow for more mobility and lower limb strength.
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We already knew that it is difficult for a robot to bring a drink. Nevertheless, Microsoft sees strategic opportunities to develop an assistant robot that can support people at work in collecting a drink.
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Samsung showed the Galaxy Home at the Unpacked event. With the relatively large smart speaker, the company wants to combine good audio quality with its Bixby assistant. The Galaxy Home rests on three legs and is about one and a half times the size of Apples Homepod. Samsung's smart speaker includes six built-in speakers and a subwoofer. Audio reception is via eight microphones.
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Vector can detect your face, answer questions, and play games. You can ask it questions, play games with it, and even pet it to elicit a chirpy little purr. But developer Anki doesn’t want you to focus on Vector’s functionality. The company has been putting a lot of effort into its personality.
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Lynx is a small humanoid robot from Ubtech equipped with the Amazon's Alexa speech recognition software. Chinese robot maker Ubtech wants to create a robot size for the home with Lynx.
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According to Bloomberg technology, Amazon is working on a robot, codenamed De Vesta, for the home. Little is known yet about what the robot could do. According to some, it should make sure that Amazon's clever assistant, Alexa, gets to follow you when you go to a room without a smart speaker.
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Robot helps in the fight against ebola. "In the state of Texas, a robot is being used to kill all kinds of bacteria with ultraviolet radiation. The robot is currently used to clean rooms in more than 250 hospitals in the United States. The robot does the preliminary work, after which an employee of the hospital can safely carry out the other cleaning. The development and use of robots is currently the subject of much debate. A few examples where the usefulness of robots is clear.
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With lots of sunshine you want an optimal efficiency of your solar panels. In order to achieve this, regular cleaning is necessary. This is a dangerous job that better can be done by a robot.
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The municipality of Leidschendam-Voorburg will be deploying a robot in the next five months to welcome visitors to the Service Centre.
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We are known here in the Netherlands as good bridge builders. But the competition is now coming from an unexpected angle. Drones who, together with all of them, are completely autonomous and build a bridge that can carry a weight of 1,300 kg.
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In America, many households already have smart voice assistants such as the Amazon Echo or the Google Home. Recently there has been an attractive newcomer; the desktop robot Jibo, which is for sale for about 900 US dollars. Time Magazine has put Jibo prominently on the cover and even calls Jibo one of the 25 best inventions of 2017.
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On indiegogo, the Alpha 2 humanoid robot is currently offered as a kickstarter project. The robot is positioned as a house friend and administrator. The project has already raised more than USD 1 million in total
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From now on, people with a physical disability will be able to view the exhibitions in the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven. A telepresence robot makes it possible to experience the museum and art from their own environment.
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Sophia is made by David Hansen, of Hanson Robotics shows her feminine side. This human robot has quite realistic skin and a face that moves. At certain points you even see subtle human traits such as a quick grin or the blinking of the eyes.
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The PowerEgg drone has a unique shape. The drone is built to be easy to transport, see our previous description of this product
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MIT researchers have developed a system to teach robots context. This allowed a test robot to correctly process ninety percent of complex commands.
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In Almere Kruidenwijk a mowing robot has been driving around for 6 weeks. The test shall be carried out on the piece of grass on the Mosweg.
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Having household robots is a wish that is often expressed. However, this is not easy to achieve. Boston Dynamics, did an experiment with its Atlas robot.
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Robert Paauwe and Wang Long Li, initiators of Tinybots and studying at the VU in Amsterdam, are working hard on the road. Robert gave the winning startup pitch during the Internet of Things event of NRC Live and Wang Long Li is one of the six promising starting entrepreneurs who have been nominated for the Rotterdam Starter Award. This prize is linked to a sum of money that the entrepreneurs can use to build on their dream.
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