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Fujitsu teddybear robot

04/02/2010, Guess Fujitsu doesn’t only make desirable netbooks, they have also rolled out a prototype teddybear robot that aims to comfort the elderly while keeping kids happy by reading facial expressions on your little ones as well as their actions, and...

Samurai Robots Serve You In Thailand

04/02/2010, What’s the best way to attract customers into your Japanese restaurant? We’re not entirely sure, dancing samurai robots that serve you might be a worth a try. That’s what the owner of the Hajime restaurant in Thailand did. The owner...

GuruBhakts robots play follow-the-leader

04/01/2010, Photo courtesy of iRoboticist Check out this bunch of GuruBhakts robots, they’re basically digital lemmings of today as they love playing follow-the-leader. The whole idea behind this bunch of robots would be to enable a remote driver to steer the...

Truckbot Now Gets Voice Recognition Upgrade

03/31/2010, Do you remember the truckbot that surfaces from time to time and recently got an acrylic body upgrade? Well, this little robot seems to be continuing its slow (but steady) progress towards becoming powerful enough to take over the world (and maybe enslave...

PR2 Robot Folds Your Laundry For You

03/30/2010, We’re certainly waiting for the day that robots will be able to do all the mundane household chores for us, and that includes folding the laundry. Sure, Foldy could do that, but we don’t mind having another alternative, and that’s Willow...

Ballbot Shrunk To Desktop Size

03/30/2010, Do you remember the original Ballbot that we covered some time back? It’s a robot that can balance itself on a ball, which looks more or less like a personal acrobat to you. If that was too large for you, and you want something that can perform its...

Servo-controlled Iron Man Helmet

03/29/2010, We all love robots, but in the end, it’s hard to think of a robot that’s cooler than Iron Man, and while we’re all busy waiting for Iron Man 2 to be released, a fan has come up with a really cool Iron Man armor, complete with a...

Tinywave robot now available for purchase

03/29/2010, The bipedal hobby robot known as Tinywave is now available for sale, as this 33cm tall piece of technology will come in light blue, blue, gold, black, silver and red colors for you to choose from. It is equipped with 16 Robotis AX-12 servos, where the...

Clockwork Robot Makes Your Morning Coffee

03/26/2010, Don’t have a secretary to make your coffee for you every morning? We can understand that, and that’s precisely what robots are for, right? Clockwork’s little robot is one cute little robot that we wouldn’t mind having around the...

SIGVerse open source simulator

03/26/2010, Japan’s National Institute of Informatics came up with an open-source simulator which is capable of performing tests of intelligent robots that co-exist with human beings, where the setup is known as SIGVerse. This human-robot interaction simulator...

Hanako Robotic Dental Patient

03/25/2010, Want to become a dentist, but too scared to try experimenting with a living, breathing human being? Well, the folks over in Japan have come up with Hanako, a robotic dental patient which is supposed to behave just like a human patient. And when we say...

New Details On Honda’s P4 Robot

03/23/2010, Details of Honda’s ASIMO prototype, the P4, seem to have leaked to the Internet. We now know that the P4 robot is about the same height as the P3, standing tall at 160cm, but with a handy weight reduction from 130kg down to 80kg. The P4 even...

RoBo Blower remote controlled snow blower

03/22/2010, Clearing snow from the driveway can be quite the chore, which is why having kids who are old enough to help out at home is always an invaluable asset to any parent. For those who prefer more automation, there is the RoBo Blower which lets you remove all...

Japan’s Giant Gundam Returns With A Lightsaber

03/22/2010, Every guy out there probably loves robots one way or another, and what better way to pay tribute to robots than by erecting a giant statue of one of the most popular robots ever – Gundam? The folks over in Japan have come up with the 18-meter,...