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USB Mouse Controlled Manipulator Arm

07/22/2010, You’ve probably tried to win some soft toy at the arcade using a joystick-controlled robotic arm in the past, but what about trying to achieve a similar feat via a mouse? A smart person out there managed to hook up his USB mouse to control this...

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,...

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....

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...

Awesome War Machine Armor

07/06/2010, At a glance, you might think that it’s a CG rendering of an upcoming Iron Man movie, but it’s really the result of someone’s homemade War Machine armor. The creator of this suit used high-impact urethane for the armor, cutting it into...

Surena-2 robot from Iran

07/05/2010, Iran, the nation whom many nations have already imposed sanctions against it, has come up with a robot known as the Surena-2. This is the country’s second full-sized humanoid robot, and was named after a warrior of ancient Persia. Iranian President...

Intel Home Exploring Robot Butler does the dishes

07/01/2010, Intel’s HERB (Home Exploring Robot Butler) might come with metal fingers, but it could possibly have green fingers if programmed properly. This unique robot is able to explore your home, sporting the necessary intelligence to pay bills, serve...

Micro Air Vehicles can perch on vertical surfaces

06/30/2010, Mirko Kovac’s Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs) comes with a couple of barbed legs, which enables it to fly on the wall. These legs will flip out to enable the lightweight, autonomous aircraft to dig into any surface while staying put, and could prove to be...

DIY: Chess-playing Robotic Arm

06/29/2010, Want to play chess with your friend who’s in another country, but still want to enjoy the fun of using a real chess board? If you had this DIY chess robot, things would be a lot more fun, as it’s capable of moving the chess pieces around the...

Neato XV-11 cleaning robot ships

06/28/2010, We have seen the XV-11 in action at CES 2010 as a prototype but now, the Neato XV-11 is finally shipping to customers and the first units should be delivered in early July. It costs around $400. If you have missed the previous Neato coverage, the Neato...