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Robots to help firemen

10/06/2009, A fireman is a brave hero who jumps straight into dangerous situations to rescue those trapped by fire, but that risk could soon be reduced thanks to the deployment of the first two automated, wheeled robots at fire stations in Daegu, south of Seoul....

Vstone Robovie-PC

10/05/2009, The Vstone Robovie-PC can be said to be a walking computer – after all, it will be powered by an Intel Atom Z530 1.6GHz processor within, featuring a couple of USB ports, a VGA connector, Wi-Fi connectivity and a 1.3-megapixel camera. Since the...

Toyota Partner Robots plays musical instruments

10/04/2009, Toyota’s Partner Robots are able to play the drums and the tuba, thanks to a handful of wheels that have been hidden under its floor-hugging hood for added stability. The tuba player and the drummer stand at 100cm tall, where each individual will...

Nissan BR23C robot car updated

10/02/2009, Nissan’s updated BR23C robot car, also known as Eporo, will now come with a couple of laser range finders that were specially positioned so that one is able to obtain a field of view that is 288 degrees wide. The reason behind this would be to merge...

Programmable Gaming Robot

09/28/2009, Have a penchant for programming? The Programmable Gaming Robot ought to fit the bill then, being a robot that will go up against the clock or other robots in a series of games where your programming will affect the robot’s movements. Man and machine...

MurataGirl unicycle robot

09/28/2009, The Murata unicycle robot has a companion now, known as MurataGirl where ‘she’ stands at 50cm tall, tipping the scales at a mere 6kg while boasting similar technology, allowing her to remain stationary, move around on a single wheel without...

OmniZero.9 robot

09/28/2009, OmniZero.9, as its name implies, is the newest creation from Takeshi Maeda who introduced the OmniZero.4 much earlier. This ninth generation humanoid robot will feature wheeled shoulders and knees that enable it to move around with much ease. Also, it...

Cyborg beetles could see military use

09/28/2009, A research team at the University of California Berkeley just announced that they managed to implant electrodes into a beetle successfully, where this operation enabled scientists to control the insect’s movements in flight. This research could full...

Robotic Hand Drums Its Fingers

09/27/2009, Ever wanted to show your impatience at someone in a really cool (and geeky) manner? Well, artist Nik Ramage has come up with a way to do that via his robotic hand, Fingers. Cast from his own hand, it will rhythmically drum out its fingers to show your...

Miruko eyeball-shaped robot

09/24/2009, Don’t you think the Miruko robot is creepy? This wearable eyeball-shaped cyber lifeform comes with an integrated camera and Wi-Fi connectivity, helping one augment one’s perception by sensing and reacting to objects which normally cannot be...

Honda U3-X unicycle robot

09/24/2009, Honda seems to be delving pretty much into the world of robotics, and their latest release would definitely pose a challenge to Segway. Known as the U3-X, this self-balancing unicycle from Honda comes with what looks like a regular large wheel of a...

Robot Tiles know your next step

09/21/2009, You know the scene in X-Men where Magneto moves across a chasm from his plastic prison using some metal extracted from a guard’s bloodstream? The Robot Tiles work in pretty much the same way, although you won’t need to have any mutant powers...

Robovie-nano small but agile

09/18/2009, The Robovie-nano lives up to the latter part of its name by being really small, but despite its size it is rather agile. Measuring a mere 23cm in height while tipping the scales at 575 grams, this little robot that could is more nimble compared to its...

Mail-E robot

09/17/2009, Forget about Wall-E – this must be his long lost twin brother, Mail-E! Made with such close detail to look like Wall-E, this robot comes with a papercraft exterior, complete with stepper motors to help it move its hands and head. It will notify you...