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07.27.2017
Flipper, a shellfish-capturing robot and the latest brainchild of the Laboratoire d’Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM), has just been tested in the waters off...
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03.06.2017
The benefits of hands-on learning are widely recognized. A new international study now delves further and detects how the sense of touch stimulates motor learning when pairs of individuals interact.
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02.23.2017
Flying robots that can handle objects and interact with their environment could soon be used by a number of industries. Research, conducted partly in France as part of a European consortium, has...
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02.09.2017
Stronger, smarter, more agile, and taller than its predecessor, a new humanoid robot called Pyrène will soon take center stage as France’s main platform for advanced robotics research.
01.31.2017
Why do people become attached to robots, how do they display this attachment, and is reproducible? Véronique Aubergé, a leading social robotics specialist shares her insight on the complex...
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04.12.2016
How do we lead a group of people through a crowd of thousands? Seemingly intuitive for humans, this task was just put to the test using a robot called SPENCER, whose objective is to help passengers...