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FitBot clothes fitting bot now for women

06/10/2011, One of the biggest caveats about shopping online is the fact that you can’t try your clothes before you get them. Most of the time you’ll have to rely on photographs and measurements to judge if something is right for you or not. Well the...

TROBOT 4.0 articulated robot

06/10/2011, The TROBOT is now about to enter its fourth iteration, where this miniature 6-axis articulated robot will come modeled after large industrial & assembly line robots. The whole point of this project? For the fourth generation TROBOT to be built, where...

CanBot proves that Transformers can exist in our world

06/09/2011, Whoever said we’d never live to see Transformers invade our planet probably has never seen what the Japanese folks can come up with in real life. An amateur robot enthusiast Ron Tajima recently took apart a can of beer, added some motors, an...

Blinky the Surgeonator robot turns 5

06/09/2011, Everybody deserves a birthday party – even if you weren’t “born” but created instead. Which is the case with Blinky the Surgeonator. This highly advanced robot that has been responsible for performing over 400 pediatric robot assisted...

Kid’s Walker offers Mech Warrior experience for tiny tots

06/03/2011, Who says that big boys’ toys are reserved for just those who are of legal age to drink? Take a look around you – and see if that little clone of yours doesn’t already own so many gizmos and gadgets that would turn you green with envy...

Juggling robot mesmerizes and is an electronic wonder

05/31/2011, Can you juggle? That is always a skill that I’ve always wanted to acquire, but somehow, my hand-eye co-ordination stops at just a couple of balls, anything more than that and my brain would get scrambled. Robots, however, are capable of juggling and...

Drawing Machine roboticizes artwork

05/27/2011, The advent of computers have really changed the way art is display and made, as there are many digital artists out there who are extremely skilled with the mouse or tablet, but then again there is a group of people who feel that a true blue artist is one...

Mechanized library – could librarians end up to be redundant?

05/26/2011, Will robots replace humans one of these days at the office? After all, they’re already doing a spiffy job at factories, especially at the assembly line, with robots and machines being far more efficient than humans. But when you are talking about...

Robotic wheelchair offer independence to the elderly

05/26/2011, If you’re getting on in your years and think that you would prefer the company of robots instead of grown up children who treat you nice just because of the potential inheritance that they might receive upon your demise, would you rather move over...

Robot that uses supersonic air jets to stick to surfaces

05/25/2011, If you’re fascinated by animals that can stick to and climb walls (well, they happen to mostly be invertebrates and lizards), wait until you see a robot that can do the same thing. The researchers at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, have...

Graspy, the PR2 robot, knows how to read

05/23/2011, The folks over at the University of Pennsylvania were one of the recipients of the Willow Garage PR2 robot giveaway program, last year, and now it looks like they’ve managed to program it into doing something useful. The engineers recently taught...

Acturus: the tiny drone plane capable of not so tiny destruction

05/20/2011, The folks over at the Acturus company recently built a new tiny spy plane drone, called Acturus, that’s the unmanned equivalent of a compact car. It features a wingspan of a bit over 17 feet and weighs only 100-pounds. While Acturus’ primary...