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Autom weight-loss coach robot

07/21/2010, Want to lose some of the love handles you have accumulated over the years? Let Autom help you – she is a weight-loss coach robot that keeps track of how much exercise you have gotten over the weeks, alongside your dietary pattern. Not only that,...

FIoBi is one expressive humanoid robot head

07/21/2010, Can robots experience emotion? Certainly not, but that doesn’t mean that they cannot be programmed to express it on their faces. At least, that’s what researchers at Germany’s Bielefeld University are working on, where this expressive...

Lego NXT Wall-E robot transforms

07/19/2010, Anyone here thinks that Wall-E deserves a cameo appearance in the next Transformers film? We certainly do, after checking out the Lego NXT Wall-E robot which is full capable of transforming to a cute little cube just like how its cartoon counterpart does,...

Rex could enhance the disabled’s life

07/15/2010, Being disabled doesn’t mean you cannot contribute or integrate into everyday life, it just takes a little bit more effort. Technology and healthcare services have advanced to such a level where disabled folks are no longer shunned or discriminated...

Justin telepresence robot

07/15/2010, Justin the telepresence robot is an interesting robot that is manufactured by the German Aerospace Center, where he was specially designed to repair satellites. Of course, he can’t do this alone since he will need to be controlled by a human hand...

Milo the virtual human from Microsoft

07/14/2010, Microsoft debuted Milo at last year’s E3, their virtual human who is smart enough to react to a person’s emotions, body movements and voice. Specially designed to see action with the firm’s handsfree Xbox 360 motion controller known as...

Kame Robotto turtle robot might be the world’s first

07/13/2010, Love your robots? The Kame Robotto turtle robot might just be your cup of tea then, being a world’s first. Manufactured by Tokyo-based robot venture Kondo, this robot was originally sold as the first of a series of “animal robots”, so...

South Korea Deploys Killer Robots In Its DMZ

07/13/2010, We’re quite sure that someday in the future, robots will have taken over our jobs. Now some smart folks have decided to install a heat, voice, and motion detecting surveillance robot with guns in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the...

Bina48 robot looks eerily realistic

07/12/2010, Are you a huge fans of robots? If the answer is in the affirmative, then you will definitely warm up to the Bina48 robot easily, although the thought of talking to a realistic looking head that ends at the upper chest might be disconcerting to some....

Kompott robotic agent ushers in technology for the aged

07/09/2010, The Kompott robotic agent will surely have its fair share of supporters, especially when you find out it is capable of helping one remain connected to their loved ones daily via the wonders of telepresence. This prototype robot was specially constructed...

PR2 Beer Fetching Robot

07/08/2010, We’ve seen the PR2 robot perform some menial tasks before, but now the robot is capable of doing something rather useful, which is heading over to the fridge to fetch a beer for you. A four-holed foam block was placed behind the robot’s...

Spruce Deuce The Robot Drummer

07/08/2010, We’ve got robots to clean the house, and robots that play the violin, and next up is the Spruce Deuce robot that is capable of playing the drums. Have humans become obsolete? Spruce Deuce sports a set of arm and wrist servos, is controlled by a...

AQUA2 robot takes to the depths

07/07/2010, AQUA2 is the result of the work of some PhD candidates, where this water-friendly robot was specially built to explore the deep – as long as it does not go any deeper than 120 feet. It does not have absolute freedom though since it is tethered to a...

Future Robot has new service robot for restaurants

07/07/2010, South Korean robotics company Future Robot recently released their latest restaurant service robot known as FURO (Future Robot), where it is touted to be able to express “attractive” human emotions. While that may be true, we think that the...