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Carnegie Mellon Robots Aim to Please

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June 26, 2013
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Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are designing modern day butlers - service robots that will one day help people with tasks like fetching coffee and cleaning up the kitchen.


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Reuters (June 16, 2013) — Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are using snakes as a model for a series of robots that will having capabilities ranging from search and rescue operations to medical applications. Ben Gruber reports.
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Human-Size Transformer Robot Developed

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Buzz60 (Mar. 19, 2013) — Carnegie Mellon University developed a human-size transformer called CHIMP or CMU Highly Intelligent Mobile Platform. The robot was designed for DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's robotics challenge. The transformer can grip and manipulate tools, climb ladders, and prevent itself from falling over.
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Robotic Butler Learns to Detect Key Household Objects

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Buzz60 (May 8, 2013) — The difficulty of navigating the many different kinds of objects in a house makes it a challenge to build a robotic butler. But researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania are developing new technology to make their robotic butler, called HERB, more efficient in the household than ever.
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Reuters (June 12, 2013) — Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an interactive touch interface that can be projected on to any flat surface. Called 'World Kit', the system is geared towards allowing users to interact with their environment in the same way they do their smart phones and tablets.
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