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9 Nov 2016 - Dyke inspection robot will be energy autonomous Future robots that continuously inspect our dykes don’t come across an electrical charging station every few hours. Using a smart gear box for the robot, UT researcher Douwe Dresscher manages to drastically reduce the energy consumption. The energy-autonomous robot comes closer. 7 Nov 2016 - 'Automated driving makes driving task complex' Before self-driving cars can really take off as a product, the interaction between vehicles and drivers needs significant improvement. 4 Nov 2016 - UT in 'driver's seat' digital society With its wide range of ICT research, the University of Twente is well prepared for the  ambition of The Netherlands to be a digital society frontrunner. 24 Oct 2016 - First steps towards the touch robot A squeeze in the arm, a pat on the shoulder, or a slap in the face – touch is an important part of the social interaction between people. Social touch, however, is a relatively unknown field when it comes to robots, even though robots operate with increasing frequency in society at large, rather than just in the controlled environment of a factory. 12 Oct 2016 - Second call for proposals Living Smart Campus This week the Executive Board announces the opening of its 2nd Call for Proposals for Living Smart Campus projects. 26 Sep 2016 - UT joins forces with Space53 September 26, University of Twente signed a Letter of Intent for joining Space53, the first national testing ground for drones and unmanned systems at the former Twente Airbase. 22 Sep 2016 - Robot doesn't have to be human look-alike The R2-D2 robot from Star Wars doesn’t communicate in human language but is, nevertheless, capable of showing its intentions. For human-robot interaction, the robot does not have to be a true ‘humanoid’. Provided that its signals are designed in the right way, UT researcher Daphne Karreman says. 21 Sep 2016 - Untangle the Internet The Internet is a teeming tangle of billions of pages, where brilliant information is buried in dubious content. All the information is there, somewhere; you just can’t find the best and most relevant quickly.