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Stories with subject: Robotics
  • Tokyo auto show to highlight 'smart' green cars 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 12:44 am

    TOKYO - The Tokyo Motor Show, opening to the public Oct. 30 at Tokyo Big Sight convention hall, will be packed with futuristic eye-catching vehicles that drive themselves, offer online information in dazzling ways and are so green they are zero-emissions. Taking part with their latest offerings are 160 companies, including automakers, suppliers and motorcycle manufacturers from around the world, but the biggest stars of the Tokyo show are usually the Japanese. There will be 42 "world premiere" vehicles, being unveiled for the first time.

  • Atlanta's Fernbank Museum to stage 'Robots Day' 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 3:01 am

    ATLANTA - Atlanta's Fernbank Museum of Natural History is preparing for a day focused on robot-related activities and demonstrations.

  • Google's driverless car drivers ride a career less traveled story has photos
    Updated: Sep-29-15 5:16 pm

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - After a friend recommended that he join a secret Google project six years ago, Brian Torcellini suddenly found himself on the road to an occupational oxymoron. He became a driver in a driverless car.

  • Engineering firm gets $1.9M for land mine-detecting robots 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 12:47 pm

    JACKSON, Wyoming - A Jackson Hole engineering firm has secured a $1.9 million federal contract to develop the next generation of land mine-detecting robots.

  • Robot revolution sweeps China's factory floors story has photos
    Updated: Sep-23-15 3:26 am

    SHENZHEN, China - In China's factories, the robots are rising.

  • Robots take root on smaller dairy farms, upping production 
    Updated: Sep-12-15 10:55 am

    GRANITEVILLE, Vermont - Robots have taken up residence at some small- and medium-sized dairy farms across the country, providing reliable and more efficient labor and helping the businesses remain viable. Plus, farmers say, the milking technology makes for happier, more productive cows.