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Robotic patient with H1N1 symptoms

10/21/2009, Those who attended the Security & Safety Trade Expo (RISCON) in Tokyo might have caught a whiff of this special robotic patient who actually exhibits the known symptoms of the H1N1 flu virus, where it was specially developed to be a realistic training...

Animal-inspired robotic design

10/20/2009, Check out the graceful flow of this cheetah-inspired robot – it definitely looks like some sort of Transformers character, and we won’t be surprised if it will perform admirably. After all, Robotic designer Sangbae Kim at the Massachusetts...

Delivery Robot takes no tips

10/20/2009, Hmmm, we’re not sure whether people would ever do away with the human touch when it comes to the service line, which means the Delivery Robot might never find any form of employment. If the opposite happens, however, it would mean us customers and...

RayTron unveils Chapit household robots

10/19/2009, Will robots be future pets in homes? That could very well be the case with RayTron and their new Chapit household robot that was specially designed to up the ante in the cuteness department. Chapit boasts voice recognition technology that enables it to...

iRobot demonstrates soft, deformable Robot concept

10/13/2009, A presentation from iRobot shows a primitive, but working, concept of soft and deformable robot. The deformable shell not only allows the robot to change shape and size, but it can also be used as a “muscle” to initiate motion. Check out the...

Smallest R2-D2 in the world

10/12/2009, Heck, this R2-D2 could possibly be the smallest in the world, and we don’t mean by a non-working version. After all, he is capable of moving along and even gliding in his signature robotic fashion, albeit being rather mute at the moment. There are...

Tachikoma robot is a loose cannon

10/12/2009, The Tachikoma robot is now available, and it is more realistic than ever before as this rendition is able to move around on its legs, wave its arms, rotate its main camera and even speak recorded phrases. Make note that this is not the $120 USB toy which...

KDDI Polaris robot handset concept

10/08/2009, KDDI took the opportunity to parade their Polaris robot handset concept at CEATEC, where it apparently closes up as a ball when not in use, only to blossom whenever you want to remove it from its cradle. It seems to come with a full touchscreen display...

HUBO in fourth iteration

10/08/2009, KAIST is now in their fourth iteration for humanoid robot KHR-4 HUBO, where it stands 125cm tall while boasting an internal skeleton that is made out of aluminum alloy alongside a plastic exterior. The refined outer body has in a way, forced KAIST...

Robot Force learns to cross the road

10/08/2009, Robot Force has just taken their 120cm tall bipedal robot out for a stroll, basically seeing it cross the street. The robot was able to do so without suffering from any navigational problems keeping its balance while ambling along at 30cm/s even on an...

iRobi reacts to voice commands

10/07/2009, Check out Yujin Robot’s iRobi from South Korea who is smart enough to understand and react accordingly to approximately 1,000 voice commands, while boasting the capability of playing educational games via its 7″ LCD display. Another function...

Murata: Evolved (unicyclist robot)

10/07/2009, [CEATEC 2009] Murata, the unicyclist robot that uses sensors to stay balanced has been upgraded at this year’s Ceatec in Tokyo. Thanks to new sensors, it can now ride three times as fast (15cm/sec), and handles itself much better in turn (tight...

Yamaha VocaLoid Humanoid Robot

10/06/2009, [CEATEC 2009] This Vocaloid Robot was presented at the Sekai Camera booth. I saw it yesterday, but I wanted to get a closer look before I share it with you all. Its creators have worked on making the skin, facial expressions and the lip to synchronize in...

Nissan EPORO robot learns driving from fish

10/06/2009, [CEATEC 2009] Over the past couple of years, Nissan has used cute robots as a mean to communicate their R&D efforts and it’s hard not to pay attenton. This year,a group of EPORO robots (six) were shown rolling around in a tight group, without...