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Boris The Robot Can Handle Complex Objects

09/11/2014, Whenever we take up a cup with our hand, wrapping a finger around the ear of the cup, we do not give much thought to that. Ask a robot, and it will probably require a whole lot of programming and moveable joints to get the job done. Perhaps there is a...

Nao The Humanoid Robot Drives His Own (Mini) BMW

09/11/2014, Some people are dog people, some like cats, some like Robots. If you fall into the category of humans who want nothing more than your own cute, autonomous, programmable humanoid robot, look no further than Nao, which has a whole range, including a car...

Soft Exosuit Gains $3 Million Funding From DARPA

09/11/2014, Wyss Institute has managed to snag a cool $3 million funding from the folks over at DARPA in order to develop their unique Soft Exosuit even further. Just what is the Soft Exosuit all about? Well, this is basically a biologically inspired smart suit which...

Roombot Loves To Add A Dash Of Style To Your Home

09/10/2014, Now here is a robot that will delight itself (figuratively speaking, since robots are not sentient creatures with feelings and emotions) in transforming your home as it can turn into different kinds of furniture. For those who have had some poor...

Makr Shakr Robot Bartender Set To Sail

09/10/2014, I suppose the days of the faithful bartender who knows just what kind of drink you need in order to fix your mood (and subsequently, day) will eventually come to an end, especially when you take into consideration how a robot bartender has already been...

China Military Robot Looks Like A BigDog Ripoff

09/09/2014, China, seen by some to be the world’s factory (as well as cloning place), is back in the news – this time around with what you see above. Does it look all too familiar? If the answer is in the affirmative, then chances are you would have been...

Firefighting Drone Built By Students

09/09/2014, While drones do come in pretty handy to provide an eagle’s eye view of a particular place, how about taking things another step further in a different direction by making sure that this drone will not only be able to check things out visually from...

Robot Gets Abused And Continues To Function Just Fine

09/09/2014, A group of researchers from Harvard and Cornell have worked together to come up with an amazing new “soft” robot which would definitely bring back memories of a certain Gumby character, save for the fact that this particular squishy robot does not...

Amazon Shows Off Drone Store

09/09/2014, This coming Christmas, are you looking forward to the possibility of having a drone wrapped as a gift for you under the tree? Perhaps, or you happen to know of someone who would like to have a drone as a gift – either way, it would be beneficial to...

Couch Gets The Motorized Treatment

09/04/2014, Are all couches created equal? Apparently not, although it can be pretty difficult to tell right from the get go with this particular iteration. This particular couch so happens to be an innovation that will introduce an entire new dimension to the term...

New Robotic Dog Simulation Center To Train Up And Coming Vets

09/03/2014, Four years ago, the world’s first robotic dog simulator was revealed to the pleasant surprise for many up and coming vets, as it allowed one to actually work with what looks as close to the real deal as possible. Well, since then, work has been done...

Japanese Bipedal Robot Hits 2.6mph Speed

09/02/2014, A research team from the University of Tokyo has revealed one of their latest creations, which is touted to be one of the fastest two-legged robots in the world. Just how fast is this little critter able to go? Well, we are looking at speeds of up to 4.2...

SoftBank’s Pepper Robot To Go On Sale In The U.S.

09/02/2014, SoftBank of Japan, a company that most people would associate with mobile phone services, has announced that they have worked on a plan to sell their very own robot known as “Pepper” over in the U.S. within a year’s time. Pepper happens to be a...

Fuji Xerox Printed Delivers Documents Right To Your Desk

08/30/2014, I am quite sure that for many of us who happen to work in a traditional office setup can so identify with the following – our computers are connected to a network printer, so each time that we hit the Print button on our respective computers, we...