WiBotic wins European seals of approval for its wireless robot charging systems

A drone outfitted with WiBotic’s OC-251 onboard charger sits on top of a WiBotic PowerPad with a TR-301 transmitter housed inside an enclosure. (WiBotic Photo)
Two of the wireless charging systems made by Seattle-based WiBotic have won safety approvals in Europe, marking what the startup’s CEO calls a major milestone.
The chargers and transmitters now have CE Mark approval, which

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Near-Vana: A ‘New’ Kurt Cobain Track Appears Courtesy Of Artificial Intelligence

A “new” Nirvana track has been created using artificial intelligence software that analyzed a number of Nirvana tracks in order to mimic their writing, recording and lyrical styles.

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Making Redundancy Cool: Gatik And Isuzu Partner To Develop Level 4 Capable Medium-Duty Trucks

Fully driverless goods movement may well start with Gatik’s medium duty trucks, scaling quickly given their partnerships with major national retailers.

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iRobot’s new robot vacuum cleaner comes with automatic dirt disposal

The new Roomba i3+ borrows some key features from the slightly pricier i7 and i9 series of robovacs

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The $2,100-A-Month Factory Robot: Rapid Robotics Pushes To Automate Small Manufacturers, Helped By $12 Million In New Funding

Forget big, fancy robots. Rapid Robotics wants to spread its robots, which are inexpensive and programmed to do very simple jobs, at small manufacturers across the country.

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The Robots Are Coming … to Mow Your Lawn

Gas-power yard equipment spews noise and pollutants. Newer models, using batteries or electricity, are quieter and greener, and might even manage themselves.

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The CDC’s $1.75 billion sequencing boom may be throwing money at the wrong problem

Shortly after President Biden was inaugurated, the man who was being given command of his coronavirus response had a message about what America needed to do. “We’re 43rd in the world in genomic sequencing,” said Jeff Zients at a press conference in January. “Totally unacceptable.”

The answer, he suggested, was to “do the appropriate amount of genomic

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27 years after death of Kurt Cobain, group uses AI software to create a ‘new’ Nirvana song

A poster of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain hanging in a Seattle business. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser)
The death of Kurt Cobain 27 years ago today left fans of Nirvana forever wondering what new music the celebrated grunge band might have produced over the years. A group has turned to artificial intelligence in search of an answer.
Lost Tapes of

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