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Kenshiro Robot Has Skeleton And Muscles

12/12/2012, Do you think that the robot apocalypse will be upon us sooner than a zombie plague? I am not quite sure just which is worse, but I guess beating a rotting, albeit walking corpse up is a far easier task that dealing with pure metal. Imagine the kind of...

Kubi an affordable and ingenious telepresence solution

12/06/2012, Telepresence is a powerful concept that Kubi intends to introduce to the masses. In short, The idea is that a physical object can “project” your presence to a different location. There are various implementation, including in science fiction...

PacX Wave Glider Swimming Robot Arrives At Australia

12/05/2012, The human spirit is definitely something worth celebrating, especially when it comes to achieving feats which were previously thought of as impossible – such as the four minute mile. Well, when it comes to robots’ performances, these do not...

Real Life Transformers On The Way?

11/30/2012, It seems that a bunch of scientists over at MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms has managed to come up with a new generation robot which could prove to be a precursor to the fantasy organic robotic lifeforms that we have all come to know and love as the...

HyTAQ Flying Robot

11/28/2012, You cannot deny it, but a name like HyTAQ (Hybrid Terrestrial and Aerial Quadrotor), which also ties in nicely as being “high tech”, is irresistable to name your robot, right? A team over at the Robotics Lab at the Illinois Institute of Technology...

Toshiba Robot Relishes In Nuclear Emergencies

11/22/2012, The Fukushima nuclear disaster that hit Japan last year certainly raised many an eyebrow when Japan themselves had to turn to the US for nuclear disaster-ready robots so that these can be used to aid in the stabilization of the crippled nuclear plant. I...

Disney Robot Plays Catch

11/22/2012, If you feel that you are an absentee father, and would like to make up for all the lost time with your kid, there is only one way to go around it – to be there, present not only physically but mentally as well. After all, before you know it, your...

Human Rights Watch hopes to ban the creation of autonomous weapons

11/20/2012, Thanks to the use of drones, there is a reduced need for sending human beings into the field of battle which in turn could cut down on the amount of lives lost (at least for one side), but given what we’ve seen in movies like Terminator, it could be...

Foxconn Robots To Begin Work Soon

11/15/2012, Foxconn does not have a shining record when it comes to the kind of treatment that their workers get, despite being one of the contractors that Apple has employed to churn out numerous devices, mainly for the iPhone and iPad. Well, since the company has...

Mind-controlled robots could be the future

11/14/2012, Those of us who watched Avatar would definitely be able to identify with the kind of technology seen in the movie, especially when a disabled human is able to plug in into an alien body, controlling it remotely via the power of mind. Researchers over at...

The R11:E1 “Zoe” is a droid with working Holo eyes

11/09/2012, R2-D2 is a droid from Star Wars that we’ve seen many fans attempt to recreate. Some have managed to create replicas which only look like R2-D2, while others have tried more sophisticated replicas that come with lights and sound and etc. Well the folks...

Bebionic 3 hand gets a new video

11/07/2012, We did take a look at the Bebionic 3 bionic hand not too long ago, and here we are with yet another video of what the future of prosthetic limbs could possibly resemble. Here is a little primer for those who are a wee bit late to the game – the...

CIROS Salad Bot

11/06/2012, When a robot wields a nasty looking kitchen knife, it is not your worst nightmare come true with machines taking over the world. No sir, chances are, you have stumbled upon CIROS, a South Korean robot that was developed by the good people over at the...