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Online E-Expo Features More Than 100 ­niversity Robotics Labs

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University of Zurich's ECCCEROBOT

The ECCCEROBOT exhibited at EXPO21xx was designed by researchers at the University of Zurich's AI Lab.

Credit: University of Zurich

EXPO21xx's online exhibition for the robotics industry features projects from more than 100 university robotics labs from around the world. Launched in 2008, the virtual University Robotics Platform offers robotics researchers and enthusiasts a convenient and free alternative to attending a conventional expo, via the Internet and with the use of other multimedia tools.

Visitors are able to view videos of a number of robots, including one that uses Facebook, which was designed by researchers from the Interactive Robots and Media Laboratory at the United Arab Emirates University. Another machine performs stereotactic microsurgery, designed by researchers at the Institute for Robotics and Cognitive Systems at the University of Luebeck in Germany.

The robotics exhibition also features several presenters, including George Washington University's Peter Bock, who discusses the functionality of adaptive learning image and signal analysis.

Other projects on display include a robotic jaw that simulates human chewing behavior, which was designed by researchers at the Mechatronics and Robotics Research Group at Massey University in New Zealand.

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