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Toyota demonstrates its violin playing robot

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has recently unveiled a robot capable of playing the violin and even of achieving vibrato. This innovative robot uses precise control and coordination to achieve human-like dexterity. Its hands and arms have 17 joints, which may enable the robot to carry out domestic and caretaking duties in addition to playing the violin.

Greener modes of transportation for New Yorkers

HumanCentric has been recognized as one of the judges’ favorite submissions in the CityRacks

Frank Harmon Architect PA receives 2009 Custom Home Design Awards

Two houses designed by Frank Harmon Architect PA of Raleigh, NC, have received 2009 Custom Home Design Awards in the “less than 3000 square feet” category. The awards are presented by Custom Home Magazine. The 1800-square-foot Strickland-Ferris house in Raleigh received the coveted Grand Award. Completed in 2004, the house perches on a steep, wooded… Read More ›