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Plawres Sanshiro finally makes it to robot stage

12/01/2009, The Plawres Sanshiro has made the leap to the promised land, being a robot at long last after more than two decades languishing in the annals of comic books and an animated TV series. This is made possible thanks to Poseidon, a plastic model company, who...

Salt and Pepper Bots

12/01/2009, Want to add some touch of tech and modernity on your dining table? How about getting a pair of these Salt and Pepper Bots to spice up your conversations while having a meal with family and friends? They can even add more fun to the ocassion as you can...

Robo-one dance competition

11/30/2009, Forget about Michael Jackson popularizing and refining the robot dance – we’re talking about real robots dancing here at the Robo-one dance competition, where these bipedal mechanical wonders attempt to impress you with their slick moves,...

Care-O-bot 3 demonstrated

11/30/2009, The Care-O-bot 3 was recently demonstrated as seen in the video above, where the robot is smart enough to take drink orders via its touchscreen display before shimmying over to the relevant table, using one of its arms and end effector to grasp a bottled...

Samurai of Kuroda robot

11/30/2009, Who would’ve thought that a robot could end up being a samurai? That’s what happened to the Samurai of Kuroda robot, where you get a custom head and period clothing to give it a closer resemblance to the human original. Expect his dance...

i-Fairy At iRex 2009

11/26/2009, The i-Fairy displayed at iRex 2009 is a robot that will certainly be welcomed by manga/anime fans around the world. Produced by Kokoru, the i-Fairy will be officially presented at CES 2010. While only the head was displayed at iRex, you can be sure that...

DORA robot arm

11/25/2009, Students at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell have come up with a low cost robot arm that was specially designed to open doors. Dubbed DORA (Door Opening Robotic Arm), this robot arm works great with 14 different handles in 85% of tests that involve...

A-Pod hexapod robot

11/25/2009, The maker of the A-Pod hexapod robot must have been influenced by the presence of an ant, where it will comprise of a 2 DOF abdomen (tail), a 3 DOF head and large mandibles to boot. Half a dozen legs contain 3 DOF each, where it will also be accompanied...

TOPIO robot does ping pong

11/25/2009, Playing ping pong requires lightning fast reflexes as well as fantastic hand-eye co-ordination, and not all robots have that. The TOPIO robot from Vietnam, however, could end up being a worthy opponent as it grips the paddle ala tennis, complete with a...

Giant Ladybird Robot For Your Fridge

11/25/2009, Want to freak your roommate out? Well, if he’s scared of bugs, do what Vadim Ryazanov did and build this DIY giant ladybird robot that will crawl around your fridge. It even has a cavity sensor and bumper switch so that it won’t stupidly crawl...

Noodle Making Robot

11/23/2009, Trust the savvy Japanese to make robots do everything; next we’ll have them making robots to make robots. But until they decide to make Terminators, it seems that we’ll have to make do with the Buckwheat Noodle Robot Sanuki Shokunin. The robot...

Bandit To Help With Your Exercises

11/20/2009, Are you too busy to find a gym partner? Well, the folks over at the University of Southern California Center for Robotics and Embedded systems have pulled in the stats (and we’re fairly sure everybody is busy). The robot called Bandit is now...

Presenter Type 2 animatronic robot

11/19/2009, The Presenter Type 2 animatronic robot doesn’t go around as a regular robot, although it comes with movable arms that can wave around, while speaking its mind with LEDs that light up its face in a convincing manner. The Presenter Type 2 is meant to...

IMTechnology Robot Cafe System

11/18/2009, IMTechnology’s Robot Cafe System offers a whole new brewing experience where you place your order via a small robot wearing a chef’s hat for added effect, and letting it deliver your cuppa to your table when done. This is one place where no...