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Qbo personal robot loves interacting with humans

07/06/2011, TheCorpora has a spanking new robot for the masses, calling it Qbo, where it is manufactured in Taiwan. Qbo recently undergone a test run in robot interaction with its development team, and the results yielded were quirky in some way, including Qbo...

Robotic worm could help locate survivors in earthquakes

07/06/2011, When it comes to natural disasters, countries with less able infrastructure tend to see casualties in the tens of thousands, but as for other more advanced countries such as Japan, a standard earthquake (unlike the most recent one in March this year)...

Hexagonal plate skin lets robots touch now

06/30/2011, Having a robot around the home can be quite handy, just ask Anakin Skywalker in his younger days. Robots in science fiction movies seem to have gotten down the difficult part down pat – we’re referring to the sense of touch as well as...

HAMDAS-R robot debones 500 pork ham thighs per hour with X-rays

06/28/2011, Robots are slowly but surely creeping into various aspects of our everyday life, including the workspace. Well, it seems that soon the job of deboning raw meat in freezing temperatures might be handed over to robots – after all, the HAMDAS-R has...

KIRO robot makes teaching more efficient

06/21/2011, It does seem to us that robots in Japan as well as South Korea are far more advanced compared to the rest of the world, as they do play a very visible role in everyday life as compared to many other developed countries, where robots are relegated to...

TROBOT 4.0 articulated robot

06/10/2011, The TROBOT is now about to enter its fourth iteration, where this miniature 6-axis articulated robot will come modeled after large industrial & assembly line robots. The whole point of this project? For the fourth generation TROBOT to be built, where...

Robot plays pool, should learn how to hustle next

06/05/2011, So we’ve seen our fair share of robots in the past that are able to do far more than what one originally expected in the past – including juggling a fair number of balls without blinking an eye – not that it had an eyelid to begin with,...

HRP-4C sings and dances her way into your heart

06/03/2011, The uncanny valley experience might not be all that common yet among humans, but if the pace of technological advancement continues and robots evolve to be better and better models, that experience might just end up as the norm. But I digress, we are here...

Kid’s Walker offers Mech Warrior experience for tiny tots

06/03/2011, Who says that big boys’ toys are reserved for just those who are of legal age to drink? Take a look around you – and see if that little clone of yours doesn’t already own so many gizmos and gadgets that would turn you green with envy...

Juggling robot mesmerizes and is an electronic wonder

05/31/2011, Can you juggle? That is always a skill that I’ve always wanted to acquire, but somehow, my hand-eye co-ordination stops at just a couple of balls, anything more than that and my brain would get scrambled. Robots, however, are capable of juggling and...

Drawing Machine roboticizes artwork

05/27/2011, The advent of computers have really changed the way art is display and made, as there are many digital artists out there who are extremely skilled with the mouse or tablet, but then again there is a group of people who feel that a true blue artist is one...

Mechanized library – could librarians end up to be redundant?

05/26/2011, Will robots replace humans one of these days at the office? After all, they’re already doing a spiffy job at factories, especially at the assembly line, with robots and machines being far more efficient than humans. But when you are talking about...