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This smart exoskeleton will keep you on your feet

The exoskeleton can detect when the wearer's gait changes, and, using a set of motors, can help the person regain their footing.

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Delphi does self driving without the ugly tech

A self-driving car test bed from Delphi has the scanners and cameras integrated into the body of the car so it's almost indistinguishable from a normal car.

AeroVironment Snipe Nano Quad drone

This mini drone can be a soldier's eyes

The lightweight drone can be easily deployed to scope out a potentially hostile environment without putting soldiers in danger.

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Mingis on Tech: How IT can prep for robots and avoid cloud migration woes

Here's how IT can get ready for the coming robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a big move to the cloud.

EZGripper

These grippers are giving bots a helping hand

Sake Robotics is creating the "hands" that will help robots pick things up and put them down.

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Anyone can command these live streaming bots via chat room

Bay area start-up, Let's Robot, is letting anyone control it's robotic fleet using commands entered in a Twitch chat room.

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These shape shifting bots could help NASA explore planets

The robots are made from a number of rods and cables allowing them to easily adapt to moving through challenging terrains and making it much easier for them to be dropped onto the surface of planets than current rovers.

Sanbot is the Jill of all trades

With an array of sensors, cameras, a projector, and voice interaction, Sanbot is building an impressive resume.

The top-secret X-37B space plane is about to break another record

The U.S. Air Force's top-secret autonomous space plane, the X-37B, is days away from breaking its own longevity record. The aircraft, which looks like a mini Space Shuttle, is on schedule next week to spend its record-setting 675th day in orbit, but we still don't know much about what it's doing up there.

US Army shows off its 'hoverbike' delivery drone

It's been a year since the U.S. Army began researching the use of a British-built hoverbike as an autonomous delivery drone for battlefields, and it recently showed off its progress.