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Robot Chef Serves Up the Future of Home Cooking

Robot Chef Serves Up the Future of Home Cooking

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 14, 2015) London-based Moley Robotics demonstrate their 'robot chef' that uses two complex, fully articulated robotic hands to prepare meals with all the flair of a master chef. The precise movements of a human chef preparing a meal are first motion-captured, before being turned into commands that direct the state-of-the-art robotic hands. Joel Flynn reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Chimpanzee Knocks Drone out of Sky With Stick in Netherlands Zoo

Chimpanzee Knocks Drone out of Sky With Stick in Netherlands Zoo

Reuters - News Video Online (Apr. 14, 2015) A go-pro camera captures the moment a chimpanzee uses a stick to destroy a drone flying around an ape enclosure in a Netherlands zoo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters
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3D Virtual Objects That Can Be Touched and Felt

3D Virtual Objects That Can Be Touched and Felt

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 8, 2015) British company Ultrahaptics has developed a technology that uses ultrasound to project and shape sensations through the air directly onto the hands, allowing users to 'feel' and interact with 3D virtual objects - all without actually touching anything. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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7-Year-Old Girl Gets 3-D Printed 'robohand'

7-Year-Old Girl Gets 3-D Printed 'robohand'

AP (Mar. 31, 2015) Although she never had much interest in prosthetic limbs before, Faith Lennox couldn't wait to slip on her new robohand. The 7-year-old, who lost part of her left arm when she was a baby, grabbed it as soon as it came off a 3-D printer. (March 31) Video provided by AP
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