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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...

Cheetah Robot At The MIT

03/08/2013, We have seen some cheetah robots in the past, but this time around, here is another of such robots, although it will not hail from DARPA or other defense arms, but rather, from the hallowed halls of the MIT itself. Touting a 70-pound “cheetah” robot...

Paintbot Relies On Hashtags For Ammo

03/07/2013, Who would have thought that the power of social media has expanded to such an extent, that it can now be used to remotely control a particular device? Case in point, the Paintbot from iStrategyLabs. The Paintbot might seem to be rather ordinary at first...

Robot Fish Gets Lateral Line Sensing Capabilities

03/07/2013, Technology these days have definitely moved in the right direction, and researchers who write in the Proceedings of the Royal Society A claim that they have managed to come up with a spanking new kind of robotic fish which boasts of lateral line sensing...

Student Invents Cheap Bomb Defusing Robot

03/06/2013, You know what they say, where there is a will, there is a way. Suleman Khan, an MSc final year student at the Institute of Physics and Electronics, University of Peshawar (UOP), has managed to figure out a way to develop a low-cost wireless bomb defusing...

Yeti Discovers Cracks In Antarctic Ice

03/06/2013, Hmmm, at first glance, the headline might seem to be rather sensational, as the focus should be more on the discovery of the yeti instead of cracks in the Antarctic ice, right? Actually, the cracks are more important, especially when you consider the yeti...

Man Arrested For Shooting At Police Robot

03/06/2013, Shooting at the police is never the brightest idea in the world, considering how the police have the kind of tactical training and firepower to bring you down with deadly prejudice. Thing is, what happens when you let loose some bullets in the direction...

The Bartendro Is A Raspberry-Pi Operated Bartender

03/05/2013, The reason why some people have a particular café or bar they patron is because of the bartender or barista who are able to get their orders right. This is why a robot bartender would make perfect sense since the measurements of drinks will be precise...

Jimmy The Robot Aids Stroke Patients

02/28/2013, We all know that “there’s an app for that” has proven to be quite the famous saying, but sometime down the distant future, a new saying could very well arise, such as “there’s a robot for that”. Thing is, there is this particular robot that is...