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Videos of EB

See the new EB prototype in these videos: first view of prototype in April updated prototype in May Advertisements

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UpPrize semifinalist

ElderBots was chosen as one of 19 semifinalists in a field of 111 applicants for the UpPrize.

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Wish us luck!

We entered the UpPrize competition with this video:

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Meet “EB”…..

…. (formerly known as Romibo).  Here’s a sneak preview of EB’s new architecture- the primary change is the replacement of the mechanical eyes with a smart phone, which opens up many new possibilities for EB’s functionalities.

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Our new robotics engineer

   ElderBots is pleased to welcome Dr. Cetin Merlici, a Senior Robotics Engineer at the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) of the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University.  Cetin is upgrading “Romibo 1.0” and planning “Romibo 2.0”.  We are excited to have him … Continue reading

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Suvir (and ElderBots) go “National”

Suvir took a little trip to give a presentation at HP their national headquarters in Palo Alto about his idea about “How the U.S. government learned it could save $234 million on toner.” “While I was there, I had a … Continue reading

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ElderBots visits Laurel View Village

We recently visited beautiful Laurel View Village in Davidsville near Johnstown.  Present were their staff along with representatives of the Johnstown School District and the Johnstown Christian School.  Everyone was excited about Romibo and the prospect of running a program … Continue reading

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Suvir’s progress

First of all, Suvir is WAY too modest. We have a media superstar as an intern! We’re confident he can do great things for the Romibo robot. http://www.post-gazette.com/newimmigrants/2014/06/09/Pittsburgh-s-new-immigrants-Local-students-symbolize-Asian-success-story/stories/201406090067 Romibo has great potential- especially for open-source development by folks like Suvir … Continue reading

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ElderBots are coming!

Read about it here.

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