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Eyeborg replaces eye with wireless video camera

08/29/2011, Rob Spence is a name that is famous among a handful of those who have been following his work, but for those who have not heard of him before, he is well know for the Eyeborg bionic eye. Spence has been in contact with a bunch of engineers to actually...

Toshiba Smarbo to challenge the Roomba

08/25/2011, Robotic vacuum cleaners seem to be picking up these days, especially when more and more people get too busy in their everyday lives in order to do something as basic as sweep the house and keep it clean from dust bunnies. Well, it seems that Toshiba too...

LEGO robotic arm powered by NXT

08/24/2011, What you see in the video after the jump would be the GBC (Great Ball Contraption), and in that particular setup, it boasts of a robotic arm that is constructed from LEGO and driven by an NXT – to get the whole idea on how it works, you will need to...

ETRO reading robot

08/24/2011, Robots are taking over just about every aspect of our lives, and for those parts that need automation or helping us out in a tight fix, we don’t mind, but somehow, when it comes to tasks that require human interaction, robots don’t quite make...

MK-1 Robotic Arm is extremely dextrous

08/23/2011, When you play Dungeons & Dragons with the Thief character class, how often do you try to pick locks only to fail simply because you do not have the dexterity level required? Darn those dice, you say, as you delve further into the subject of throwing...

Robonaut by NASA is alive and kicking

08/23/2011, NASA’s humanoid robot aptly known as Robonaut has awakened from its slumber – in space, to boot. This was made possible as ground controllers sent the word to have Robonaut up and running, marking its “birth” ever since it was...

RoboCar MEV-C from Japan

08/22/2011, Robot company ZMP from Tokyo has a totally spanking new robot car known as the RoboCar MEV-C. This particular model might seem familiar to some, especially those who are well versed with robot cars, where it is based on COMS, a vehicle that was developed...

Yobot robotic baggage drop-off machine

08/21/2011, If there is a place that I would hate to see the human touch disappear, it would have to be hotels. Many of us, regardless of whether for work or pleasure, check into hotels and do wish for all forms of pleasantries to abound, regardless of the staff...

F50 robotic flying drone from China

08/19/2011, China has had its fair share of firsts – the first aircraft carrier, the first stealth fighter, and now, we have the first robotic flying drone known as the F50. Sounds like a Ferrari to you, no? This is a whole lot less flamboyant and it...

Interactive Robotic Painting Machine

08/18/2011, Do you love art? Well, it is an extremely subjective, er, subject which is dictated by so many variables, you can’t really tell where it begins and where it ends. All I can say is, some love it, some hate it, some are indifferent, and the...

Fastest bipedal robot in the world

08/18/2011, We did take a glance at MABEL earlier this week, where it was touted to be the fastest bipedal robot in the world, capable of hitting speeds of 6.8 miles per hour (for folks who are using the metric system, that translates to 10.9km/h). Researchers over...

Singing robot head won’t win any Grammys

08/16/2011, Now here is something creepy – a disembodied robot head that can sing. Bad enough that it has no body, but for kids who have just been exposed to their first horror movie, they might not want this particular piece of robotics to help sing them to...