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The delivery robots are coming!

People look up at the sky and see more and more drones. Yet the breakthrough for delivery robots will take place on the ground.
Power density in robotics - a question of torque
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Power density in robotics - a question of torque

Inspection robots for pipes and ducts, rescue robots in disaster areas, or humanoid robots – they all have one thing in common: They are mobile robots that aid humans. We explain some of their requirements for drive technology in detail.
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The high-tech baby that saves lives

The chest of the tiny body slowly moves up and down, veins and arteries are visible under the thin skin. The heartbeat is regular.
One wheelchair for all situations
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One wheelchair for all situations

Students at the ETHZ have developed a wheelchair that can climb stairs. Is this the future means of transport for persons with walking disabilities?
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Five incredible animal robots

Take a look at five highly advanced robots which were inspired by nature.
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In search of a lost veteran

Researchers finally found a long lost submarine wreck – with the aid of an underwater robot.
“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”
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“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”

Today, a world without robots to penetrate dangerous environments is virtually inconceivable.
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Wanted!

He is 4 years old and 1.40 meters tall, with a rather large head. He speaks fluent English and German. However, he can’t walk. He was last seen in Munich.
Europe is searching for life on Mars
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Europe is searching for life on Mars

Was there once life on Mars? Or does it perhaps still exist under the surface? The ExoMars rover may hold the key to solving this great puzzle.
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Brave new underwater world

Inside the Robotics Innovation Center in Bremen.
A different kind of superhero
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A different kind of superhero

Bionicman has a futuristic prosthetic hand that lends him superhuman powers. He uses it to give children with disabilities more confidence—and cool, 3D-printed hands.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

How to build an autonomous rover

Computer Vision. Rover. Humans. A not so daily combination.
A new friend
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A new friend

Pepper wants to be an entertainer, a friend and a member of the family.
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These robots crawl into every nook and cranny

It started as a project by two engineers who were close to retirement. Today, the modular inspection robots by Canadian company Inuktun are successfully in use all over the world.
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Interview

“His name is Yochai”

Kate Darling – a robot ethicist at MIT - about emotional attachments to robots.
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