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11/19/2017

The Silver Swan was designed and built by James Cox in London in the early 1770’s. The beauty and precision of this exquisite 18th century robot represents the craftsmanship, artistry and engineering skills of both an accomplished jeweler, and that of a clock maker, and this robot plays music as well. Could anyone with today’s technology produce anything close to this engineering masterpiece that is also robotic art?

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11/15/2017

Our friends at Robot Village are offering approximately 150 primo robot domain names for sale! We advise interested viewers to be proactive as these domain names are available for purchase at this time.

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11/08/2017

Designed for use in malls, airports, fairs, hospitals and homes, the AkinSoft-designed humanoids can recognize faces, hear, speak, smell and access the internet. Named “Ada GH5”, the new robot has entered mass production at the AkinSoft factory, said AkinSoft Board Chairman Özgür Akın.

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11/08/2017

Our friends at the Central Valley Business Times (CVBT) have posted a telling video on the trend toward job automation. “Think your job cannot be automated? Take a look at the disappearing jobs of lumberjacks in the Oregon mountains.” That sets the scene for a video from Retro Report and Quartz kindly posted by the CVBT.

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11/06/2017

The H-860 high speed linear motor hexapod is a 6-axis system with 6 degrees of freedom that is a key technology for image stabilization systems in drones and cameras. Produced by Physik Instrumente (PI), the system is also used in a variety of applications that mimic or neutralize vibration with extreme nano resolution, which the device can be programmed to precisely duplicate.

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