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Canadians invent hitch-hiking robot. Because why not?

James O'Malley Internet Of Things, Robots Leave a Comment

Meet HitchBot. Sadly not a robotic reanimation of the late Christopher Hitchens, but a hitch-hiking robot that will be travelling across Canada over the next few weeks. A creation of a number of Canadian universities, the hybrid art-project/social experiment/folly is capable of talking and interacting in conversations with the people who pick it up along…

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VIDEO: The SketRobo robot is a better artist than you

Gerald Lynch IFA 2012, Previews, Robots, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Call yourself an artist? Well, you're about to be replaced by a newer, robot model. This is SketRobo, the "sketch master" robot on show at IFA 2012 from Tosy Robotics. Aimed as an interactive "art teacher" toy for kids, it…

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Futur Fusion: When tech meets art and cyborgs

Gerald Lynch Biotechnology, Concepts, Energy & Efficiency, Features, Gallery, Robots, Science, Tech Digest news 24 Comments

We're suckers for robots, cyborgs and visions of the future here at Tech Digest, so we jumped at the chance to get a closer look at the new Futur Fusion exhibition taking place in London's Covent Garden area. A showcase…

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