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Robot peels grape

10/06/2011, We know that doctors and surgeons can end up pretty emotionally devastated especially when they are too involved in a patient’s life only to have that patient’s life slip through their hands despite giving it his/her best shot. Well, while...

NEC PaPeRo robot updated with visual recognition ability

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] We have seen previous versions of the PaPeRo robot from NEC in the past, and this time around NEC decided that it is ready for an upgrade. What new stuff and features can you expect from this updated little creature which seems to be almost...

Cyber warriors are in the pipeline

09/27/2011, I’ve always wondered just how humans would be able to square up against cyborgs if it ever boils down to such a situation in the future. Unless you are a Force practitioner like Obi Wan Kenobi, surely going up against someone like General Grievous...

Army enlists robotic car for bomb squad

09/27/2011, It might seem to be all guts and glory when you sign up for Uncle Sam, but those who return from the battlefield will tell you that what you see on the silver screen is scripted – everything else when you’re there in person is a totally...

Bipedal robot eliminates awkward gait

09/27/2011, No matter how far special effects have come in movies, even when watching Avatar and the Matrix, those bipedal exoskeletons that have a human sitting inside controlling them tend to walk with a rather awkward, drunken gait – but we’re glad to...

LEGO robot does iPad app testing on your behalf

09/26/2011, Robots are certainly nifty to have around – how many times did droids save the derrières of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Luke Skywalker, and Princess Leia in the space opera Star Wars? I suppose you can watch the complete saga to keep count,...

Panasonic to unveil new robots at International HCR 2011

09/26/2011, At the upcoming International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition (HCR 2011) on October 5-7th, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan; Panasonic will be showing off its new HOSPI-Rimo robot, Hair-Washing Robot and RoboticBed. These robots were specially designed to...

HOSPI-Rimo communication assistance robot from Panasonic

09/26/2011, Panasonic recently lifted the curtain on their latest communication assistance robot known as HOSPI-Rimo – while there are other two new models of the Hair-Washing Robot and RoboticBed, we’ll concentrate on the HOSPI-Rimo instead. This...

Autom robot helps you lose weight

09/25/2011, I believe that at the end of the year, if enough marketing money is pumped into pushing out the Autom robot among the masses, it will do very well. After all, how many robots out there help you shed weight? Rarely, considering the fact that they tend to...

LOPES robot legs to help stroke patients

09/24/2011, Robots might not yet have taken over the world, but that does not mean they aren’t doing anything about it at the moment. If you’re thinking of cybernetic enhancements for a better life, then you’re right – the LOPES therapeutic...

Robot to carry Olympic flame?

09/21/2011, Who would have actually thought that we could actually contemplate the possibility of seeing a robot carry the Olympic flame? Yes sir, it seems that this might actually happen next year in order to celebrate Turing’s 100th birthday. While there are...

Smart arms in robot make handling objects a painless procedure

09/21/2011, You know, you ought to give your hands much more credit than they deserve. I am quite sure that many of us do not really put much thought in how much pressure we use when holding an egg, compared to say, carrying a heavy block of wood. Well, robots...

iRobot Create offers a digital green thumb

09/20/2011, Do you love nurturing plants, and think that you have quite the green thumb? Well, all that comes to nothing when you need to go away for a long vacation, leaving your plants to chance where their survival is concerned. Isn’t it time you let...

Robotic fish patrol rivers for water pollution

09/19/2011, Here is yet another effort to help keep our rivers clean, or at least, be able to monitor the kind of pollution level that our ailing rivers are experiencing. We’re talking about researchers at the Michigan State University who managed to develop...