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NXTitzk LEGO robot does basketball

06/16/2010, NBA players need not worry for their day job just yet, even though Matthias Paul Scholz managed to come up with a basketball-playing LEGO Robot known as NXTitzk. Why NXTitzk? It is the same name that is based on a German NBA player. It will see action in...

PR2 billiards-playing robot does really well

06/16/2010, The PR2 might look rather unassuming, but this robot plays billiards differently without having to use an overhead camera with a perfect view of the table and balls. Not only that, it lacks a rig which allows it to position the cue virtually anywhere. No...

Vstone M3-Neony and M3-Synchy robot details unveiled

06/14/2010, Vstone has just delivered even more information on the M3-Neony and M3-Synchy robots, where they are even taking orders for both if you happen to scratch your head on how to spend your extra oodles of dough. The M3-Neony was specially built for research...

Myon Robot Looks Vaguely Like A Cyclops

06/14/2010, We’ve seen many robots over the years, but how many of them look as cool as Myon, created by Neurorobotics Research Laboratory at the Humboldt University of Berlin, especially since it has glowing blue lights inside it. Myon is about as tall as a...

LuminAR Robotic Lamp Packs A Pico Projector

06/10/2010, We’d all love to have robotic helpers just like Tony Stark (Iron Man) does, but while we’re still a few years away from that, nothing’s stopping the smart folks out there from coming up with some advanced robots. MIT researcher, Natan...

Pinocchio LEGO Mindstorms Robot Walks Like A Human

06/09/2010, Getting a robot to walk anything close to how we human beings walk is quite an achievement, as many folks who build robots will be able to tell you. Now a LEGO Mindstorms robot has surfaced, one that is able to walk, just like us. The robot, dubbed...

Drawbot robot artist

06/07/2010, The Drawbot is pretty self-explanatory – it is a robot artist that will create images using an Arduino processor. Using a stylus which is hooked up to a couple of stepper motors, it will scribble out patterns on a piece of paper which is attached to...

Cyborg hears colors thanks to implant

06/04/2010, 28-year-old Neil Harbisson can be said to be a cyborg since he suffers from achromatopsia, a condition that lets him see only in black and white. What makes a difference in his life, however, would be the head mounted camera which is capable of converting...

Little Island could offer robotic dolls that look like you

05/25/2010, Little Island of Japan is a company that comes up with clone robots, and to date their efforts with robotic dolls have managed to bear a close resemblance to celebrities as well as politicians, being highlighted in TV shows as well as worldwide news. For...

Little Dog Robot Looks Creepy And Can Handle Rough Terrain

05/24/2010, You might have seen DARPA’s experimental robot dog, Little Dog, some time back, and now the robo pooch is back with some fancy upgrades, allowing it to be more graceful, and navigate troublesome surfaces such as rocky terrains. Do you still prefer...

Qbo open source code robot runs on Linux OS

05/21/2010, What’s so special about the Qbo robot? Well, it runs on the Linux operating system and will offer open source code for avid programmers to take full advantage of it. Whenever it is about to run out of juice, it will head towards its autocharging...

HRP-2 Promet Robot Can Balance On One Foot

05/21/2010, Due to the complexity of building a robot, every little thing that a robot can do is always a celebrated feat, and we’ve got nothing against that, after all, we do want our robot helpers in the future to do everything that we can do and more. Now...

T3 Solar Robots Kit By RED5

05/20/2010, Want your kids to get used to solar technology at an early age? If you do, the T3 Solar Robots kit from RED5 might be able to help you do that. The kit comes with enough parts to build one of three different robot designs, including your traditional...

Mini Robocue helps scoop humans out of dangerous situations

05/18/2010, Kikuchi Manufacturing has their Mini Robocue rescue robot that will scoop humans out from various situations where it might not be worth to risk another human life under certain circumstances when it comes to a rescue operation, and is a much smaller...