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Sawyer, le nouveau robot collaboratif de Rethink Robotics

Meet Sawyer, the new collaborative robot by Rethink Robotics

Rethink Robotics yesterday unveiled its new collaborative robot, Sawyer, throughout the world Rethink Robotics, founded in 2008 by former director of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Rodney Brooks, is a pioneer in the field of collaborative robots. In 2012, Rethink Robotics launched Baxter, a revolutionary robot designed for working alongside humans. This[…]
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Learning through robotics: an interview with Didier Roy

Schools in the 21st century are gradually incorporating new technologies into their curricula and educational tools. Digital and robotics do have a great deal to offer in the classroom, as they increase pupils’ motivation and help reduce inequalities and academic failure. We interviewed Didier Roy, a researcher in the INRIA Flowers team and maths teacher,[…]
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French state education: more robotics in schools?

State education in France is on the brink of a major revolution. Increasing numbers of work groups, proposals and initiatives are today contributing to the creation of more innovative schools. Innovative schools: the new government flagship In early November, François Hollande launched the Plan pour le numérique à l’école (Plan for Digital Technology in Schools), evidence[…]
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Cubelets: the best idea for a long time!

For a long time I had not been so pleasantly surprised by a new robotic solution. The Cubelets come from a project of the Carnegie Mellon University and are a really effective and original way to discover and understand robotics. First, what is a robot? A simple and general definition is based on the paradigm[…]
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