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Please, Touch Me!

The Importance of Touch Sensing in Robotics Touch sensing is creating a lot of buzz these days. From mobile to computing devices, touch recognition is already enabled for better user experience. In fact, this breakthrough has raised the bar a … Read More

Controlling Robots with The Mind

Making a robot move by means of mind control is considered to become the stuff of science and fiction novels and not an academic research. The University of Pittsburgh neuroscientist and professor named Andrew Schwartz and he studies and publishes … Read More

TheCorpora History – A Blast From The Past

As we have indicated previously, we will be presenting a new version of our robot Q.bo very soon. This new project has been in the making for more than two years and it cumulates all the lessons and knowhow we … Read More

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Robots and Elderly People

There are around 600 million elderly people in the world today, but this number is expected to double by 2030. However, the shortage of caregivers will also significantly increase. The idea of having a robot in every home may be … Read More

Qbo – New Robot Project Coming Up

It’s been already four years since we launched our Q.bo project to the market. During this time we have had many experiences, mostly good and some less good, and above all we have learned a lot. Q.bo’s sales figures did … Read More

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Qbo Robot – Dreams Come True

A CHILD’S DREAM I belong to that generation who grew up devouring science fiction novels which promised us that by the year 2000 we would spend the holidays in other planets, we would go to work on self-propelled airships and … Read More

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OpenQbo – A Robotic Ubuntu-based Linux Distro, Version 2.0 (Beta Release)

Changes from the last version of the OpenQbo Distro: – Architecture was changed from i386 (32 bits) to 64 bits Support – Upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu – 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) – Gnome 3 is now used as … Read More

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Qbo meets Qbo

Those who have been following this project for a while know that it started 6 years ago. If something surprised and pleased me in equal measure, it was the controversy brought by our latest video in which Qbo recognizes itself … Read More

Qbo Robot – Mirror Test ( updated )

A few days ago, I remembered when someone told me that only the human beings, the dolphins and some species of apes can recognize themselves in front of a mirror. Qbo has two independent nodes, one for face recognition and … Read More

Diary of a Dream in Silicon Valley – Microsoft

This has been one of the biggest surprises of the trip, for two reasons, one because I could enter in the future house of Microsoft by the hand of one of its funders, who is also a professor of the … Read More