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iCandy: Here’s to Your Health

Electronics that restore vocal ability, mobility, and salubrity

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Photo: William West/AFP/Getty Images
This hulking robot and two other automatons were pitted against a human rugby player in a kicking match at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand. The robotic rugby kickers, equipped with sensors for identifying the goal area and software for calculating the amount of force to deliver to the ball, dueled the human player to a draw.

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