Video: Our Favorite Robots from 2012

Taking a look back at cool robots from the past year

As we get closer to the end of the year, the IDG News Service is posting up some "Year in Review" videos showcasing different topics from the year. Starting off the series is this year's look at the best and most interesting robotics projects, from universities, the military and consumer companies.

Nick Barber offers up this video news report:

Keith Shaw also rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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