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Meet hitchBOT - A hitchhiking robot exploring the world, one adventure at a time

Collaborative research project to explore if robots can trust humans

 


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hitchBot December 15, 2015
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Canadian hitchBOT to find permanent home at Canada Science and Technology Museum

Robot that travelled across Canada in 2014 to be enjoyed by all as permanent exhibit.
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hitchBot August 05, 2015
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hitchBOT USA Tour Comes to an Early End in Philadelphia

Canadian hitchhiking robot’s journey may be over, but the adventure continues..
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hitchBot July 06, 2015
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hitchBOT takes on American Hitchhiking Adventure, July 17
Canadian hitchhiking robot to cross the U.S., relying solely on the kindness of strangers...
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hitchBot June 01, 2015
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HitchBOT Prepares to Vacation in The Netherlands
hitchBOT to explore the region of Twente for an arts and culture trip, June 7-24...
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July 16, 2014
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Meet HitchBOT - A Hitchhiking Robot Traveling From Coast To Coast This Summer
A trivia-loving, wellington-wearing, tweeting robot  will be hitchhiking across Canada this summer, one ride at a time. hitchBOT will be leaving from Halifax, N.S. on July 27th and its ultimate destination is Victoria, B.C., more than 6,000 km away...
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hitchBOT with its family

hitchBOT with its family

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hitchbot with American flag

hitchBOT is going to the USA!

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hitchbot with American flag in front of Niagara Falls

hitchBOT is going to the USA!

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hitchBOT in a car with an American flag

hitchBOT is going to the USA!

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hitchBOT with creators David Harris Smith (McMaster University) and Frauke Zeller (Ryerson University) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 2014.
Photo credit: Norbert Guthier /www.guthier.com
 

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hitchBOT creators David Harris Smith and Frauke Zeller say goodbye to hitchBOT as it hitches its first ride in Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 27, 2014.

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Photo credit: Norbert Guthier /www.guthier.com

hitchBOT at home with it's research team in Port Credit, Ontario.

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hitchBOT at home with it's research team in Port Credit, Ontario. 

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hitchBOT at home with it's research team in Port Credit, Ontario. 

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hitchBOT traveling in a car

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hitchBOT traveling in a car

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