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10 April 2011



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… HR 658, the bill to promote the safe integration of unmanned systems into the national airspace, has passed the House. Follow the results in the Senate.
Passport screening by multi-lingual robots begins in May at Taipei airports.
… Festo once again creates the unimaginable: SmartBird, an ultralight bionic adaption from nature which can start, fly and land autonomously – with no drive mechanism.
… Civilian exoskeletons are coming to the consumer market. There’s Berkeley Bionics’eLegs for rehab and mobility. And Equipois’ $2,500 x-AR, an exoskeleton arm that provides support throughout the natural range of arm motion thereby enabling working with your arms outstretched for long periods with little fatigue or discomfort.
Boy Scouts initiate a new robotics merit badge. Scouts will have to design and build a robot learning about programming, robotic movement and sensors to do so.




Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.
Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.





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