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Robots makes life colorful with beautiful music

02/07/2011, The next time you hear a composition that soothes your ears and soul, it might not be a human who fully composed it, as robots have now managed to reach a level where they can collaborate with their creators to make beautiful music – at least at the...

TiaLinx Cougar20-H is the ultimate surveillance bot

02/04/2011, TiaLinx has a new security bot that is built to detect humans. It is lightweight, remote-controlled, and packed with the latest sensor technology that ensures nothing escapes it detection. It can detect human breathing and scan through walls with an...

Tama-Robo rolls towards the light

02/04/2011, If creating Mousey the Junkbot is too much hassle for you (I know it was to me) you can give the Tama-Robo a go. This cute little robot comes in a round see through ball that allows it to move all over the place with ease. And where does it move to? To...

Keepon robot is now affordable for the masses

02/02/2011, The Keepon robot that we first saw in 2007 was definitely something totally different from what we do know about robots, and with a price tag of $30,000, it was well out of reach of normal folks. Well, how times have changed after four years have passed...

AnyBots QB shipping out this week

02/01/2011, The telepresence business robots what we first reported on during the middle of last year are finally making its way to customers worldwide. AnyBots, creator of the QB telepresence robots have announced that customers who have pre-ordered the QB will be...

Nintendo Nunchuk hack

01/31/2011, If you have a penchant for stripping apart your piece of consumer electronics, then chances are pretty good you might have taken the step to experiment with hacking certain devices to make it work above and beyond its original call of duty. Case in pount,...

DIY UAV hunts down balloons with firework missiles

01/31/2011, While we love games that involve augmented reality, you have to admit reality is where things are at, especially when you’re trying to shoot things. Now some RC enthusiasts have created a tricopter that is equipped with a fancy weapon that it uses to go...

IRT Humanoid robot from Japan

01/31/2011, The University of Tokyo’s IRT (Information and Robot Technology) Research Initiative started off back in 2008 and now they have come up with another robot. The IRT Humanoid is a full-scale bipedal humanoid with 38 degrees of freedom and is equipped with...

Actroid robot appears at Sanrio exhibition in Japan

01/28/2011, In the future we probably wouldn’t need supermodels at fashion shows anymore as robots looking exactly like them will probably replace them, and that is already happening over in Japan. Kokoro’s 165cm Actroid robot made an appearance in a kimono at an...

This machine ties neckties automatically

01/27/2011, What happens when you have too much time on your hands and you want to make a statement? You create a sculpture of course! And that’s what Seth Goldstein, a sculptor did. Call it silly, call it a waste of time, but one thing you can’t deny is...

Parrot AR.Drone controlled via Microsoft Surface

01/27/2011, To say that the AR.Drone is cool is probably an understatement. Now what happens when you combine it with the Microsoft Surface? A video has surfaced of a WinWise employee using a Microsoft Surface to control the Parrrot AR.Drone and that is certainly...

Robotic hand gets abused with hammer, left unfazed

01/25/2011, Trust the Germans to come up with a really solid piece of engineering – we’re looking at an extremely strong hand which is capable of even withstanding hammer blows as in the video in the extended post. Of course, you can’t really expect...

The R.Bot 100 lets your kids learn from home

01/25/2011, In today’s installment of robots we wished we had when we were younger, we have the R.Bot 100. The R.Bot 100 is a telepresence robot that can act as a stand in for someone who can’t be there. Users control the R.Bot 100 using a laptop or a...

Robot mice make great pets

01/21/2011, Have you always wanted a pet but felt like you wouldn’t have the responsibility or prolonged interest to take care of it? Robot pets like the Sony Aibo have been created to fill this void in your life, but nobody really wants to throw around wads of...