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GIA Robotic Sculpture Learns by Interacting

05/08/2012, Of course there are many robots around that can weave through wreckages and be your buddy and even your pet. This one however, begun as a work of art. Daniel Jay Bertner who is the inventor of the GIA (Gestural Interactive Automaton) created the sculpture...

This tiny car transforming into a robot by itself is pretty cool

05/08/2012, Sure there are toys from Hasbro based on the Transformers franchise. While they do transform from their respective vehicles into robots, sadly the process is not an automated one and neither is it as cool as what we saw in the television series or the...

RehaBot targets the medical market

05/07/2012, A medical caregiver is not an easy profession to practice, and the help of robots would certainly come in handy. Enter the RehaBot from Hstar Technologies that is capable of helping a patient exercise his or her upper and lower limbs who are severely...


Xenex robot decontaminates hospital room

05/03/2012, Being in a hospital is no fun if you are the patient, and even as a kid when lollipops are presented to you after a jab, there is just this particular feeling that makes one’s presence in hospital as a patient to be less than pleasant. After all,...

Robots to see like humans

05/03/2012, Ever wondered how does a robot view the world? Well, the science fiction movies that we have watched over the years showcase robots with intelligence that is far beyond what we can imagine and achieve today, with some even exhibiting this thing called...

Robot sensory perception could help the blind get around

05/01/2012, Being blind does not mean the end of the world, but for many, it makes life a whole lot harder since it is tougher to get around. Good thing technology has made leaps and bounds in this area, where technologies used in robots to help them navigate through...

PLEN robot augmented with Arduino

05/01/2012, Remember the cute looking PLEN robot? Well, researchers over at Wagatsuma Lab (which is part of Kyutech) have decided to play the role of robotic deity by breathing new life into PLEN, a particular miniature robot that has more or less been relegated to...

Hugvie has a ‘heartbeat’, thrives on hugs

04/26/2012, What you see above looks like Casper the friendly ghost being given the human face treatment, and it sure as heck does not look adorable in any way. However, this huggable communication medium with a heartbeat known as Hugvie is actually a cushion that...

Robot guides in South Korean museum

04/26/2012, South Korea and Japan are two countries in the world where advanced robots do play an important role in everyday life, at least across far more incidences compared to other countries elsewhere on the map. There is a museum in Daegu, South Korea, which has...

Thought-controlled robot could help the paralyzed in the future

04/25/2012, Swiss scientists recently demonstrated a thought-controlled robot which could prove useful in aiding the partially paralyzed down the road, and this is a baby step in the full train of thought to enable immobile folks to interact with their surroundings...

Wearable muscle suit a precursor to modern day Iron Man?

04/24/2012, The idea of wearing an exoskeleton in order to augment one’s natural strength has long been explored in the world of science fiction, but it is only in recent times that the real world is making strides in the exoskeleton industry. The folks at New...

Nokia N900 ends up as a robot head

04/23/2012, The Nokia N900 might be from a previous era where smartphones from the Finnish phone manufacturer is concerned, but does that mean it no longer has any more miles left in its legs? On the contrary, as you can see from the above that the Nokia N900 has...