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Nano-Quadrotor Flying in formation [awesome video]

02/01/2012, It is well-known that Quadrotor are the most stable form-factor for flying robots, but a swarm of nano-quadrotor flying synchronously just beats every other demo that we have seen. This is the work from the GRASP Laboratory at U Penn, these tiny robots...

Parrot AR Drone 2.0

01/08/2012, [CES 2012] We covered the A.R.Drone when it was unveiled at CES 2010, in fact, the story was one of the fifteen most popular articles we published during the show. For those who have been leaving under a rock for the last two years, the A.R. Drone is a...

Robots App Store gives you programs for your robots

01/04/2012, Since all smartphones are capable of running apps, and robots are essentially smart devices, why not give them a store to download apps from as well? Well that’s what some robot enthusiasts have thought about and come up with – the Robot App...

Pat your cat remotely with DIY project

01/03/2012, When the Wiimote was first released, it was laughed at, with some calling it “waggle controls” – something that a true blue gamer would not be caught dead using it. Fast forward some years, and all three consoles have some sort of motion...

Boxie robot is no bimbo

01/03/2012, How come we are often led to believe that when it comes to choosing a life partner or friends, we are entitled to either looks or brains? Why not both? Now, robots might pique your curiosity but they certainly do not make everyone want to come up to them...

Robot says no problem to walking through sand

01/03/2012, If you are still hugely impressed by the Asimo robot from Honda or the PETMAN project that seemingly cannot be toppled over no matter how hard of a kick you give it, then you might wonder whether the former is able to walk through miles of sand, just like...

Hajime wants 4 meter tall robot

12/21/2011, Hajime Sakamoto who is currently president of the Hajime Research Institute from Japan, has plans for a robot that might just make fans of the “Aliens” movie proud. How so, you ask? Well, Hajime intends to construct a 4 meter (13 ft) tall...

A robot that controls humans

12/13/2011, No, the title does not have any typo on it – where the future might see a robot that is full well capable of controlling your limbs, instead of having you control its limbs. This idea might take some getting used to, but we’re talking about...

Body sharing robot lets you transcend space

12/07/2011, Ever looked at your schedule and thought to yourself, wondering just how the heck are you going to manage being in two different places at the same time? Well, you can now do so in a sense, thanks to a body sharing telepresence robot that was developed by...

Flying robots construct 20-foot tower in France

12/04/2011, Now here is something that might just pique your interest – a bunch of flying robots actually got down and dirty, constructing a 20-foot tower in France in the process. There is no need to employ anyone who suffers from vertigo, since these robots...

Ekso Bionics exoskeleton paraded

12/02/2011, When it comes to those who cannot walk anymore due to a spinal cord injury, moving around is not that much of an issue if you are on a wheelchair. However, I am quite sure that there are moments when one would feel really, really depressed or down about...

Quadcopter robots is a work in progress

12/02/2011, Robots are constantly being improved upon by scientists in laboratories, and they certainly do have a major role to play on the battlefield. Take for instance, the Predator drone that has been dispatching off high value targets for the longest time...

Guide robot at the Bucheon City Hall

12/01/2011, Robots seem to be in the limelight a whole lot more often these days than in the previous decade, simply because they are able to do a whole lot more than their predecessors with the advancement that we’ve seen in robotics technology. Well, the...

Dream Robo scales ladders in a jiffy

12/01/2011, Robots are starting to get more and more agile these days, and the Japanese as well as the Koreans are spearheading this particular robotic movement with aplomb over the past few years. Dream Robo from Osaka-based industrial equipment maker Muscle...