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Keepon and HOAP-3 robots win top prize at ICRA ’08

Two Japanese-built robots have captured first place at the ICRA ’08 Human-Robot Interaction Challenge. Keepon, designed for the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology in Japan, and HOAP-3, created by Fujitsu, tied for top spot when the results were revealed last week. Second place went to MIT and Intuitive Automata’s Robot Weight Loss Coach,… Read More »

Report: Robotics for Society conference, day 2

The second day of the Robotics for Society conference organized by the Vancouver Society for Cognitive Systems was as exciting as the first day. The first speaker was Prof. Alan Mackworth from the University of British Columbia and currently president elect of AAAI. Mackworth started his talk with Asimov’s three laws of robotics and the… Read More »