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Robot says no problem to walking through sand

01/03/2012, If you are still hugely impressed by the Asimo robot from Honda or the PETMAN project that seemingly cannot be toppled over no matter how hard of a kick you give it, then you might wonder whether the former is able to walk through miles of sand, just like...

Robots wrestlers make entertaining fights

12/28/2011, It will be many years before we get giant-sized robot battles like those in the movie Real Steel, but if you’re looking for something on a smaller scale, you won’t have to look very far. The folks over in Japan recently had a “Robot Pro...

Ewen the Cheerlight robot reacts to tweets about colors

12/27/2011, A robot creator has managed to create a special robot named Ewen, that reacts to tweets about colors. Whenever a tweet is sent to the @cheerlights account, the robot reads it, and depending on the color on the tweet – it gives a different facial...

Hajime wants 4 meter tall robot

12/21/2011, Hajime Sakamoto who is currently president of the Hajime Research Institute from Japan, has plans for a robot that might just make fans of the “Aliens” movie proud. How so, you ask? Well, Hajime intends to construct a 4 meter (13 ft) tall...

Oculus Telepresence Robot gives your netbook a set of wheels

12/21/2011, If you’ve got a spare Netbook lying around the house and you wish to turn it into something useful instead of letting it collect dust, you might want to check out the Oculus Telepresence Robot. The Oculus Telepresence Robot is an accessory which you...

BHR-3 humanoid robot

12/20/2011, Another day, another robot is revealed to usher us into the world of Skynet, and possibly Armageddon. All right, I might be a wee bit dramatic here with a rather dismal view of the future, but who knows what the future might bring with the advancements...

E-One remote monitoring robot

12/16/2011, EOS Innovation that hails from France has come up with the E-One remote monitoring robot that is currently in the experimental stage, but they have every intention to have it patrol on its own and alert its owner should it come across anything unusual....

DragonBot is one smart toy

12/14/2011, If you’re a fan of intelligent toys, you might be in for a treat with the DragonBot. Created by researchers from MIT, Harvard and Northeastern, this robot toy features an Android phone for a “brain”, and animated eyes thanks to the...

Asterisk the omnidirectional robot picks up objects

12/13/2011, Some researchers in Japan have managed to develop a six-legged robot, Asterisk, which can use two legs as arms when needed so it can pick things up and carry them. In addition to normal walking motions, the robot will be able to get over elevations and...

Tour Guide Robot to boost tourist arrivals?

12/13/2011, Would the presence of Tour Guide Robots at crucial touristy areas actually signal the death of a real life tourist guide? Perhaps, but perhaps not. After all, a robot is still cold and calculative, and no matter how “warm” you want it to be in...

A robot that controls humans

12/13/2011, No, the title does not have any typo on it – where the future might see a robot that is full well capable of controlling your limbs, instead of having you control its limbs. This idea might take some getting used to, but we’re talking about...

Honda shows off the Uni-Cub personal mobility robot

12/13/2011, Interested in a personal mobility robot like the Segway? If you are, Honda has take the wraps off their prototype, the Uni-Cub which appears to be an improvement over last’s year’s U3-X. Much like the U3-X, the Uni-Cub allows the rider to steer the...

Robots summoned to make sandwiches

12/12/2011, Don’t you find it rather surprising that despite the seeming leap in technological advances where the field of robotics is concerned, no one has really come up with a robot that is full well capable of making you a sandwich when you ask for one?...

Morphex Transforming Hexapod Robot

12/12/2011, We love robots, and it is fair to say that the Morphex Hexapod caught our eyes right away. It can transform from a globe into a spider-like (ok, really maybe crab-like) Hexapod walking robot. It’s quite amazing to see this type of garage project,...