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DIY ASIMO costume

08/12/2009, The ASIMO robot from Honda is already a worldwide famous icon, but this $400 DIY suit built by Yamamoto Katsura (a graduate from Waseda University, Japan) is made mostly out of wood. This is one interesting costume that will definitely be a hit in areas...

Rescue Robot

08/11/2009, The rescue robot you see here might probably scare you into thinking it is going to rip your innards out in a bit, but it is actually meant to extract victims in areas deemed too dangerous for human rescue workers to venture into. The robot will rely on...

Robot Operating System

08/10/2009, Could robots run on a universal operating system in the near future? Perhaps – the Robot Operating System idea looks as though it will happen in due time, and we hope that it will help bridge gaps between various robots since they are more or less...

Himawari sunflower robot needs no sun

08/05/2009, Sunflowers need the sun badly, hence their namesake. Well, robot-crazy Japan turns the tide by coming up with the Himawari prototype, a robot sunflower from Akira Nakayasu of Kyushu University that does not mimic heliotropism – the diurnal movement...

Firefighting robot team unveiled

07/28/2009, An entire team of fire-fighting robots was recently unveiled by defense contractor QinetiQ at a demonstration in London, where a quartet of robots were more than battle-ready to tackle the particular risk of fires involving cylinders of the industrial gas...

iPhone 3G S is now a face of a robot

07/28/2009, Hmm, guess the world hasn’t run out of ways to make full use of the recently released iPhone 3G S just yet. In fact, an enthusiastic robot hobbyist managed to come up with an application that enables the iPhone 3G S to function as the brain, while...

Safe Cracker Looks Mischevious

07/24/2009, Forget about going to the school of hard knocks to learn how to crack safes – Carlos discovered a way by creating his very of robot known as the Safe Cracker (how obvious), using parts from a Pololu Micro Serial Servo Controller that is stashed...

HRP-4C Robot In Wedding Gown

07/22/2009, Is humanity going to go extinct due to their own devices? The answer might very well be in the affirmative, as the HRP-4C female humanoid robot developed by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has finally...

RHEX Hexapod Robot

07/22/2009, Another day, another robot is introduced to the world. The RHEX is a hexapod robot, and does not have any specific function of seek-and-destroy, although who knows what its demure personality will turn into once it enters military service. This general...

Flossie Motorcycle Robot

07/20/2009, Were you impressed by the Moto-Terminator in the most recent Terminator Salvation outing? Well, Flossie could very well the the grand-daddy of them all, as this robot was specially built to ride motorcycles. Thankfully for humanity, Flossie is not able to...

Bandai My Doraemon Robot

07/20/2009, Most peope we know love the earless robotic cat known as Doraemon, and Bandai is quick to realize that fact – hence the release of the My Doraemon robot come this September 3rd. This new toy will feature motion, light, heat, and sound sensors that...

This snake robot can go everywhere

07/16/2009, Built by the Carnegie Mellon University, This snake robot has interesting all-terrain capabilities. It can swim, go through mud, climb poles or go past fences. If developed into a product, it could be great to help rescue people trapped in rubbles or be a...

DustCart Robot Trash Collector

07/09/2009, Who could forget about the super cute robot known as Wall-E? Well, this DustCart robot trash collector is part of the DustBot project, a $3.9 million research program which begun in 2006 that helps to implement robotics in society in various useful ways...

Sega Toys Dream Cat Venus

07/06/2009, Sega Toys has unveiled an updated version of their electronic cat, the Yume Neko “Dream Cat” Venus that offers a whole lot more possible movement compared to its predecessor. Available as a life-sized Norwegian Forest Cat, it is able to...