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Robot Headed For Competition Hijacked In FedEx Truck

03/28/2013, Now this is a story that you do not hear every single day, where the robotics team from Mexico suffered a heartbreak, especially after their robot was stolen en route to the destination in a FedEx shipping truck. This particular incident nearly caused the...

Robot Arm Breaks Off In Patient During Surgery

03/27/2013, Getting a robot to perform surgery on you might sound like a good idea, especially when you have the kind of medical technology at your disposal, such as the one seen in the movie Prometheus. Well, that works only when everything in said robot works well,...

Drone Fleets Does Supply Runs In The Future

03/26/2013, What would be the next evolutionary step when it comes to supply delivery? Well, cellphones and smartphones have more or less made us take wireless connectivity for granted, and Paola Santana is one who figured out that flying drones could very well...


Solar Panel Cleaner Robot

03/26/2013, I am not quite sure about you, but when was the last time you saw a vacancy in the newspapers that looked for someone whose job was to clean solar panels, and solar panels alone? That does sound rather repetitive and mundane, and there won’t be too much...

Robop The Robot Falcon Scares Pigeons As His Day Job

03/20/2013, Pigeons might sound cute with all of their cooing, but they do make quite a mess with their droppings, which is why Network Rail has decided to spend a good £9,000 of their budget to purchase robot falcons in order to give them pigeons a scare away from...

Robots Located Your Jean Size At Store

03/19/2013, Robots do seem to be doing their bit in elbowing their way into our lives, and in the case of this particular jeans store which proved to be a dream of a previous Amazon executive, he has decided to employ the help of robots to assist men that drop by his...

Curiosity Mars Rover Hit By Computer Glitch Again

03/19/2013, The Curiosity Mars Rover that hails from NASA is extremely far away from home, and it will see out the rest of its remaining days on the Red Planet, but it seems that all is not fine and dandy with this remotely controlled robot. Perhaps it is home-sick...

Salamandra Robotica II Robot

03/18/2013, When you have a robot that carries the name Salamandra Robotica II, you know for sure that it has something to do with salamanders, where the image above depicts the Salamandra Robotica II making its way to take a dip in Lake Geneva. It can be quite...

CHIMP Robot: Move Like A Tank, Act Like A Primate

03/13/2013, A few months back, DARPA announced their Robotics Challenge, and what you see here is definitely one of the contenders, with the CHIMP robot built by the team over at Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center. CHIMP stands...

Hitachi Ropits Self-Driving Vehicle

03/12/2013, Hitachi has revealed a tiny single-seat vehicle called Ropits; that’s Robot for Personal Intelligent Transport System. Ropit is a robot vehicle that can pick up and drop off passengers independently. Just punch in the destination and it will take...

LEGO Machine Can Fold, Throw Paper Airplanes

03/12/2013, Creating something out of LEGOs is an art I personally can’t ever do as I don’t have that good of an imagination. But thanks to the Internet, we’ve seen people use LEGOs to build an X-Wing, a tiny mac and they’ve even been used...

Oreo-Separating Robotic Butler HERB Shows Us How Its Done

03/11/2013, Nabisco’s recent Oreo videos have been gaining a good amount of attention as they feature people who are passionate enough to create methods of separating the cookie and cream filling. We first met a man who built a machine which completely removed...

Robot Has Internet As Its Brain

03/11/2013, We have certainly seen our fair share of strides made by scientists where the robotics industry is concerned, and this time around, how about a robot that has an above average intelligence? Now how can this be so, you ask? Well, it seems that this robot...

Robots Can Now Ask For Computational Help Via Web-based Database

03/08/2013, Robots have a tough life as it is considering the majority of them have to listen to our dumb orders all day long that have them performing mundane tasks like cutting up large logs to produce some stools. We’re sure there are times robots have no...