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Robot Can Figure Out Softness Levels

06/04/2014, In the world of robots, to see them develop the ability to touch is one thing, but to exert a certain degree of pressure is another since different items, such as an egg, would require far less pressure to hold in one’s hand without cracking it compared...

Make Like Dr. Octopus With This Set Of Robotic Arms

06/03/2014, Spiderman’s arch nemesis, Dr. Octopus, has been a pain in his side for many a storyline arc, where the once good doctor has been driven mad by super strong mechanical arms that have bonded to him on a cellular level, allowing Dr. Octopus to use them as...

Raptor Robot Goes Close To Cheetah-bot

05/30/2014, Remember the Cheetah robot that we did talk about a couple of years ago, trumpeting the fact that at one point during testing, this particular robot managed to be faster than Usain Bolt at his best? You might be interested to hear that researchers over at...

Scientists Develop Super Tiny Drone

05/25/2014, We have seen some pretty interesting use of drones in the past, ranging from delivering pizzas to entertaining people alongside dancers on a stage. Well, this time around, it seems that nature has once again functioned as the inspiration for a scientific...

Roombots Pave The Way For Reconfigurable Furniture

05/23/2014, Have you watched X-Men: Days of Future Past in the cinemas already? It is definitely worth checking out, especially the way the sentinels work and function. Well, I suppose it is somewhat similar to the scene in Transformers: Age of Extinction trailer,...

Japanese Dancers Use Drones In Their Choreography

05/23/2014, With technology becoming part of our lives, it is no surprise that eventually it would begin creeping its way into art as well, and that’s what a dance troupe in Japan, Eleven Play, has done by choreographing a dance that includes the use of quadcopter...

The Nanabot Can Be Controlled Using Cortana

05/22/2014, Wouldn’t it be cool if our voice assistant programs, like Google Now, Siri, or Cortana, be used to control more than just our smartphones? Sure, we’ve seen hacks where they can be used to control certain things around the house, but how about a robot?...

Francesco’s Pizzeria Makes Pizza Deliveries Using Drones

05/22/2014, They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but if you so happen to be the party that is being imitated, do you actually believe that? I suppose it is true to a certain extent – after all, why reinvent the wheel, right?...

Activelink Powerloader Light PLL-04 Exoskeleton In Action

05/20/2014, I am quite sure that many of us who have watched the movie Aliens in our younger days would have had the scene where Ripley went toe to toe with the Alien, where the former wore an exoskeleton in order to help balance up the odds in the fight. Well, the...

Sir Paul McCartney Dances With Robot In Video

05/16/2014, Sir Paul McCartney was spotted jamming out on a guitar alongside a Japanese robot in his latest LP that is known as New. Macca, another name by which Sir Paul McCartney is known, decided to have Newman the Robot play a role in the video for...

Drones Capture Aerial Photos Of Luxury Home Listings

05/15/2014, Some places do not welcome drones at all, but when you are in the highly competitive real estate industry and would like to gain an advantage over the rest of the pool, is there a way for you to harness the power of technology to get the job done?...

Winking Controls Robotic Arm

05/14/2014, Robot arms are nothing new in the world of technology, but those tend to be controlled independently of a human brain, or attached as a smart prosthetic to help the disabled out. However, University of Toronto student Ryan Mintz and his team have come up...

UN Might Ban Killer Robots

05/14/2014, I am not quite sure about you, but when the term “killer robot” is used, most of the time, my mind would be ushered into the realm of science fiction movies such as HAL9000 as well as the Terminator series, although to a certain extent, you can call...