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Learning robot from Bielefeld University

07/26/2010, Boffins at the Bielefeld University have come up with a learning robot which will consist of a BARTHOC humanoid head and torso, alongside a couple of arms that are equipped with Shadow Hands. The robot will ask a human teacher concerning its surroundings...

Ecobot III eats food and needs to poop

07/21/2010, Who would have thought that a robot might actually consume actual food and generate organic instead of nuclear waste? That’s what a group of researchers at the University of Bristol are doing, working on robots which draw power by digesting food....

Wall-E and Eve help out in hospital

07/21/2010, A couple of robots, affectionately dubbed Wall-E and Eve, are currently helping out at a hospital in Swindon in the UK. What do these two robots do? They won’t spend their day at the bedside talking and keeping company old patients whose kin have no...

Autom weight-loss coach robot

07/21/2010, Want to lose some of the love handles you have accumulated over the years? Let Autom help you – she is a weight-loss coach robot that keeps track of how much exercise you have gotten over the weeks, alongside your dietary pattern. Not only that,...

Justin telepresence robot

07/15/2010, Justin the telepresence robot is an interesting robot that is manufactured by the German Aerospace Center, where he was specially designed to repair satellites. Of course, he can’t do this alone since he will need to be controlled by a human hand...

Bina48 robot looks eerily realistic

07/12/2010, Are you a huge fans of robots? If the answer is in the affirmative, then you will definitely warm up to the Bina48 robot easily, although the thought of talking to a realistic looking head that ends at the upper chest might be disconcerting to some....

Kompott robotic agent ushers in technology for the aged

07/09/2010, The Kompott robotic agent will surely have its fair share of supporters, especially when you find out it is capable of helping one remain connected to their loved ones daily via the wonders of telepresence. This prototype robot was specially constructed...

AQUA2 robot takes to the depths

07/07/2010, AQUA2 is the result of the work of some PhD candidates, where this water-friendly robot was specially built to explore the deep – as long as it does not go any deeper than 120 feet. It does not have absolute freedom though since it is tethered to a...

Future Robot has new service robot for restaurants

07/07/2010, South Korean robotics company Future Robot recently released their latest restaurant service robot known as FURO (Future Robot), where it is touted to be able to express “attractive” human emotions. While that may be true, we think that the...

Surena-2 robot from Iran

07/05/2010, Iran, the nation whom many nations have already imposed sanctions against it, has come up with a robot known as the Surena-2. This is the country’s second full-sized humanoid robot, and was named after a warrior of ancient Persia. Iranian President...

Intel Home Exploring Robot Butler does the dishes

07/01/2010, Intel’s HERB (Home Exploring Robot Butler) might come with metal fingers, but it could possibly have green fingers if programmed properly. This unique robot is able to explore your home, sporting the necessary intelligence to pay bills, serve...

Self-folding robotic paper

06/30/2010, When you see a piece of paper, what comes into your mind? Could it be the future canvas for the next Leonardo da Vinci? In the eyes of Harvard’s Robert Wood and his team, they see the potential for it to be a robotic paper which has been programmed...

Nesbot autonomous coffee maker robot

06/24/2010, There is nothing quite like having that perfect cuppa, but humans aren’t that consistent when it comes to brewing the right cup unless you make it yourself. Well, Bluebotics decided that a robot is much more consistent, coming up with the autonomous...

Hitachi EMIEW 2 upgraded with new features

06/21/2010, Hitachi is certainly fond of their EMIEW 2 (Excellent Mobility and Interactive Existence as Work-mate) robot, where the Japanese company decided to give this cute little bugger an upgrade after two years in existence, boasting new enhanced voice...