Monthly Archives: April 2011

According to a survey by Western-style toilet manufacturer Matsushita Electric Works Ltd. in 2007 about 60 percent of adult Japanese men do not sit on the toilet to urinate. The survey of 518 men and an identical number of women whose ages ranged from their 30s to 50s showed that the younger the man, the

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Market leading Husqvarna has created a compact and reliable Automower® robotic lawnmower for small gardens and lawns. The new Automower® 305 robotic lawnmower represents the third generation of silent, automatic robotic lawn mowers that provide a perfect, trouble-free lawn. The compact and lightweight (7 kg) newcomer targets homeowners with smaller gardens with lawns, up to

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Virginia Tech’s Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa) has developed an Open Platform Miniature Humanoid Robot for Research, Education and Outreach called DARwIn-OP. Check out the demo video below. DARwIn-OP (Dynamic Anthropomorphic Robot with Intelligence – Open Platform) is a true open platform where users are encouraged to modify it in both hardware and software, and

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In Spring 2011, the next Annual Meeting of EURON a (shorthand for “EUropean RObotics research Network”) will be held in Västerås, Sweden, on 6, 7 and 8 April, 2011. The event will be renamed in European Robotics Forum, reflecting the fact that it is a gathering for all robotics professionals in Europe, academic as well

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