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CTE Automotive Technology at LBCC

CTE Automotive Technology at LBCC

– If you want a job that is recession-proof and a job that pays well, Long Beach City College Automatic Technology is here for you. (speeding car) (upbeat rock music) Hi, my name is Danny Tan, I’m an automotive instructor at Long Beach City College. In the Automotive Technology program at Long Beach City College, …

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Cockroach robots to the rescue!

Cockroach robots to the rescue!

(creepy music) – [Voiceover] Ever wonder how that creepy cockroach snuck into your tightly closed cabinet? Or when you maybe accidentally stepped on one and it doesn’t get squished? It just sprints away. UC Berkeley researchers have discovered the secrets of how cockroaches achieve those astounding Houdini-like contortions. Appearing or disappearing out of nowhere. Able …

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Vestri the robot imagines how to perform tasks

Vestri the robot imagines how to perform tasks

– [Narrator] Babies are adorable when they’re playing with toys, right? But as they play, babies are also learning how their bodies move and how to manipulate objects. Berkeley researchers took inspiration from what they call, babies motor babbling, and programmed that kind of learning into a robot. Meet Vestri. Instead of giving this robot …

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SALTO – Teaching an old robot new tricks

SALTO – Teaching an old robot new tricks

(upbeat music) – SALTO is a little 100 gram robot, and it’s only about one foot long altogether, but we think it can do a bunch of really exciting tricks. I have been working on SALTO for almost four years. It’s been so much fun the whole way through. With the first version of SALTO, …

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SALTO – Berkeley’s leaping robot

SALTO – Berkeley’s leaping robot

(light piano music) (upbeat electronic music) – This is SALTO, which stands for Saltatorial Locomotion on Terrain Obstacles. Saltatorial being the Latin word for jumping, and it’s the word biologists use when referring to jumping animals. The special thing about this robot is that it can jump higher and faster than any other robot that’s …

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Cassie – Next Generation Robot

Cassie – Next Generation Robot

We’ve been working for a lot of years on understanding walking and running. We started with ATRIAS. ATRIAS really showed the base features that we wanted to show about legged locomotion. So Cassie is the newest bipedal robot out of our lab. We added a few motors for degrees of freedom. So that enables us …

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Rough terrain? No problem for this beaver-inspired autonomous robot

Rough terrain? No problem for this beaver-inspired autonomous robot

[photo of beaver in water while progressive bluegrass music plays] A beaver doesn’t use blueprints to build its dam [photo of beaver dam] A beaver doesn’t use blueprints to build its dam [photo of beaver dam] Instead is sense flowing water and tries to stop it This autonomous robot takes a similar approach in rough …

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From auto mechanic to nurse, Jaycen shares his USU experience

From auto mechanic to nurse, Jaycen shares his USU experience

>>I graduated high school withmy automotive endorsements and I worked as a mechanic for a couple of years,and then when oil slowed down,I decided that I needed to probably find a career that was alittle more stable especially if I wanted to raise a family and live comfortably,and I hadn’t decided fully on beinga nurse …

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Clemson’s Connected Vehicle Center

Clemson’s Connected Vehicle Center

(funky music) – [Narrator] South Carolina has seen huge benefits from the automotive industry in our state. Establishing a connected vehicle center at Clemson’s ICAR campus in Greenville will ensure that South Carolina continues to be seen as a leader in autonomous design and production. It will provide the necessary research and workforce automotive manufacturers …

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