Italian exoskeleton gets disabled users walking and standing

A new robotic exoskeleton could allow people who have lost the use of their legs to stand up and even walk. It may also help get them walking unaided again, by guiding their movements and holding them up as they take part in rehabilitative therapy.

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The Seeing Eye Dog V2.0 is shaping up as a gamechanger

An important iteration of the robotic seeing eye dog has been shown off, the RoboGuide AI-powered quadruped. The future for robotic canine assistants looks not just commercially huge, but also massively empowering for the world's visually impaired people.

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OpenAI’s Eve humanoids make impressive progress in autonomous work

"The video contains no teleoperation," says Norwegian humanoid robot maker 1X. "No computer graphics, no cuts, no video speedups, no scripted trajectory playback. It's all controlled via neural networks, all autonomous, all 1X speed."

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Resin-slinging robot could repair gas pipelines from the inside

Ordinarily, when there's a leak in an underground natural gas pipeline, the affected section of pipe has to be excavated and replaced. Soon, however, a pipe-inspecting and -repairing modular robot may make doing so unnecessary.

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Video: LimX humanoid robot climbs stairs that it scopes out in real time

When we last heard from LimX Dynamics, the Chinese robotics firm was showing off a quadruped robot that could walk on legs or roll on wheels. The company has now released a video of its new humanoid robot, which can autonomously climb stairs.

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Figure’s humanoid can now watch, learn and perform tasks autonomously

Figure's Brett Adcock claimed a "ChatGPT moment" for humanoid robotics on the weekend. Now, we know what he means: the robot can now watch humans doing tasks, build its own understanding of how to do them, and start doing them entirely autonomously.

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Unitree enters the humanoid robot marketplace, with the bipedal H1

It was just this week that we told you about Unitree's latest quadruped robot, the B2. Well, the Chinese company has also announced its first-ever humanoid bipedal robot, the Unitree H1.

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Mugatu bipedal robot takes a radically simplified approach to walking

Walking bipedal robots excel at tasks such as traversing uneven terrain, but because they're so mechanically complex, they can't be made very small. That could soon change, however, thanks to the development of the Mugatu robot.

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DNA-folding nanorobots can manufacture limitless copies of themselves

Researchers have demonstrated a programmable nano-scale robot, made from a few strands of DNA, that's capable of grabbing other snippets of DNA, and positioning them together to manufacture new UV-welded nano-machines – including copies of itself.

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Transforming Archax mecha robot could be yours to pilot – for a price

Japan's giant human-piloted, humanoid Gundam-style robots are neat and everything, but … why walk if you can roll on four wheels? That's what the Archax does, transforming between robot and vehicle configurations.

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