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Bloodbot the mechanical vampire

09/16/2009, Some of us just have a huge phobia of needles, and even when you have the hottest looking nurse looking after you, any jab will still induce unimaginable pain. Enter the Bloodbot which will use a needle and a probe to locate a vein, where hopefully the...

Military robot makes short work of walls

09/15/2009, Bad guys everywhere, beware – even a high wall won’t deter governments and their dedicated military machine from hunting you down. The latest progress in the robotics department results in a military robot which is able to clear obstacles more...

PetCare Robot looks freaky

09/14/2009, What is supposed to look after your pets when you’re away might just freak them out – take a look at the PetCare Robot and come to your own conclusion. This robot will merge a webcam, robotic ball and an Internet remote control that lets yo...

Taizo Robot Teaches You To Stretch

09/13/2009, Can’t remember how to do those stretching exercises? Well, you could always get Taizo, who is 24-inches tall, weighs about 15.5 pounds is and willing to demonstrate for you. This robot can run for about 2 hours on a single charge, which is certainly...

Taizo robot to lead in physical exercise

09/11/2009, Advancements in the world of robotics have yielded some very interesting additions, where among these include the Taizo – courtesy of researchers from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). This robot was...

Polaris concept robot

09/09/2009, AU’s proposed Polaris concept robot does look like a distant relative of the Sony Rolly, although the Polaris offers the capability of a cellphone which when attached to a cradle, functions as a tiny robot to keep your friends entertained –...

Foldy robot does your laundry right

09/08/2009, Are you a lonely bachelor who for the life of you, can’t fold your clothes properly? The Foldy robot ought to help you out though, as it will work out commands entered into a computer program while relying on a properly positioned ceiling-mounted...

Spiderbot shoots webs and more

09/07/2009, The Spiderbot is one engineering marvel, and it doesn’t need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to boot in order to obtain web-shooting capability as well as the ability to stick to surfaces. No idea on whether this would be better off as a toy or...

I-SWARM robot project

09/02/2009, Most robots tend to be ambitiously large, but the I-SWARM project takes the other route. The name along gives the game away as the acronym stands for Intelligent Small-World Autonomous Robots for Micro-manipulation. Basically, this translates to simple,...

RIBA robot nurse

08/27/2009, Most men have fantasies that a sexy nurse will come treat them during times of illness and injury, but the RIBA robot nurse flushes that notion down the drain as it resembles a friendly bear instead. RIBA stands for “Robot for Interactive Body...

Slewbot robot draws

08/24/2009, The Slewbot might be touted to be a drawing robot, but it sure as heck has a long way to go when it comes to churning out proper masterpieces. Back to pre-school, Slewbot! This drawing device by David Williamson plays with the concept of using two simple...

Phasma remote-controlled robot

08/24/2009, Takram Design Engineering built the six-legged Phasma remote-controlled robot that is able to scurry about rapidly and dynamically just like an insect. This engineering marvel aims to mimic a living organism in terms of movement instead of shape, where it...

Guardian Robot does Twitter

08/14/2009, Folks who are addicted to Twitter will be pleased to check out the DIY Guardian Robot. This little robot is meant to be placed on your desk, where it will monitor your Twitter feed for both “happy” and “sad” posts by friends. It...

Robots detect a good harvest

08/12/2009, Fancy having a robot pick out crops for you? After all, research has shown that annual waste for selected crops can touch the 60% figure, which could result in lost revenue of up to £100,000 for an average farm annually. The drop in the number of...