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iRobiQ teaches kids

12/17/2009, In tough times like these, iRobiQ can still find employment in South Korean primary schools, not as a teacher but more of an administration assistant. The iRobiQ will help check and verify attendance, welcomes kids to class as well as figure out just how...

Asus Planning EeeBot Educational Robot

12/17/2009, Word is going around the Asus is planning to come up with an educational robot for kids, dubbed the EeeBot, along with software and services as part of several technology projects sponsored by the Taiwanese government. They’re aiming to come up with...

Motorized Knee Makes You More Efficient At Running

12/16/2009, The talks at Japan Tsukuba University seem to have come up with a rather interesting device, a motorized knee to help people be more efficient at running. This motorized knee can be attached to a person’s body, after which it’ll help you by...

Here comes Neato XV-11, the Roomba killer

12/16/2009, There’s a new vacuum robot in Silicon Valley: Neato has officially launched and it aims at grabbing the top spot from Roomba, the current champion in the robotic vacuum category. To take on Roomba, Neato is said to solve old problems that iRobot...

Robovie II helps out with shopping

12/15/2009, Some of us love grocery shopping, while others are of the opposite persuasion. For those who fall under the latter category, would a robotic assistant at the grocer’s persuade you to have a liking for shipping? This will be an advanced version of...

Actroid up for sale

12/14/2009, What’s an actroid? It’s a wordplay on “android” and “actress”, which ends up as a robotic actor. From next month onwards, Japanese department store Sogo & Seibu will accept pre-orders for Actroid life-sized,...

Robot network in the works?

12/11/2009, ATR (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute) is currently collaborating with Hitachi, Toshiba, NEC, NTT and Mitsubishi, where this alliance is collectively known as Network Robot Forum, with the aim of developing an assisted living platform which...

Marine creature robots

12/09/2009, Masamichi Hayashi, president of marine education establishment kyg-lab, certainly walks the talk by hand-crafting more than 100 robotic marine creatures using nothing but recycled items including plastic bottles, food containers, styrofoam, raincoats, and...

Robot jedi looks unbelievable

12/09/2009, Just take a look at the video of this robot jedi, and be prepared to be blown. This is no fancy CGI trickery that you are watching, as it is 100% real and could very well be an extremely early prototype of General Grievous. Dubbed as the Airbot, it relies...

Movie Mover robot

12/07/2009, Love watching movies? You basically have two choices – the cinema, or right smack in the comfort of your own home. Robot creator Rodger Cleye came up with a robot which will bring movies to you instead, dubbing it the Movie Mover. What makes the...

Nao interactive robot

12/07/2009, There is no better time than Nao to get a robot, eh? Pardon the pun, but the humanoid Nao that was paraded at the 2009 International Robot Exhibition (iREX 2009) packs in a couple of cameras to help him see, where he boasts linguistic abilities of English...

POSTECH quadruped robot

12/05/2009, Looks like the South Koreans aren’t too far behind when it comes to robotics, as evident by POSTECH’s quadruped robot that might just offer Boston Dynamics’ BigDog some competition. It still has some lengths to go before it overhauls...

Cat Feeder Controlled Via Internet

12/02/2009, Ever wanted to take an extended trip away from your home, but couldn’t do so because there would be nobody to feed your precious kitty cat? Well, you could always build one of these electronic cat-feeders, and the best part is that it can be...

Mini robot climbs water pipes to inspect them

12/01/2009, A bunch of researchers from Japan’s University of Electro-Communications have conjured a mini robot which is capable of moving around freely within water and gas pipes as long as they measure 10cm or more in diameter. This robot will move about...