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PFU Systems prototype dual display kiosk

02/08/2010, PFU Systems’ latest prototype dual display kiosk is pretty special, considering it relies on face recognition technology that is capable of delivering a more personalized advertising experience. The top screen on the kiosk will show off a rather...

Miniature robotic hands could be marketed

02/05/2010, Hobbyist BloodKeith from China came up with this pair of magnificent miniature robotic hands which will be part of his line of upcoming TK humanoid robots, where he is toying with the idea of selling his creation sometime in the future. These hands are...

Lego Spider Robot

02/04/2010, MkMan has come up with the rather delectable Lego spider robot, where it was created using pieces from a Mindstorm kit alongside a bunch of milled plastic parts. The legs themselves are provided by a locomotive concept known as Klann Linkage, where they...

Whole-skin locomotion ChIMERA robot

02/03/2010, ChiMERA (Chemically Induced Motion Everting Robotic Amoeba – interesting acronym, that) is one robot that has no wings, but instead is a type of slippery water-loving serpent that features a flexible silicone skin with water or gel within. ChiMERA...

Omnitread snake robot

02/03/2010, If you happen to suffer from ophidiophobia (an unnatural fear of snakes), then you might want to wean yourself off this fear with the Omnitread snake robot – don’t worry, this one is non-venomous and will most probably only hurt your wallet if...

Security robot in Mujiro and Ligurio forms

01/20/2010, This rather futuristic looking security robot will be available in Mujiro and Ligurio models, where they come in purple and blue colors, respectively. Makoto Ishigaki is the brains behind the designs, where they have hidden retractable arms that feature 7...

Here comes Neato XV-11, the Roomba killer

12/16/2009, There’s a new vacuum robot in Silicon Valley: Neato has officially launched and it aims at grabbing the top spot from Roomba, the current champion in the robotic vacuum category. To take on Roomba, Neato is said to solve old problems that iRobot...