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CyberneticHuman Robot Is Lifelike

04/07/2009, Technology sure has progressed a long way to have robots that look extremely realistic – case in point, the CyberneticHuman Robot you see here. She is able to move, walk and even roll over by herself, performing smooth actions and gestures that are...

da Vinci Si Robotic Endoscopic System

04/07/2009, Fancy having a robot as your surgeon? Most of us would recoil in horror, as we know all too well how often computers crash, but then again technology in the field of robotics have advanced by leaps and bounds over the years, so perhaps one day down the...

Honda Brain Machine Interface

03/31/2009, The first Brain Machine Interface in the world was the result of a joint collaboration between Honda Research Institute Japan Co., Ltd., Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) and Shimadzu Corporation. This device will utilize...

Nokia Nia Concept

03/31/2009, No idea if the Nokia Nia concept will ever see the light of day, but designer Sebastian Müller certainly outdid himself by coming up with a robotic communication device which aims to make everyday communication more intuitive. This device helps sort...

HRP-4C Model Robot

03/16/2009, The Japanese seem to come up with robots for virtually anything and everything, and their latest contribution to the world is the HRP-4C fashion robot who will debut at the Tokyo Fashion Week. Standing at an average 158cm tall while weighing a petite 43kg...

Robotic Fish Looks Eerily Real

03/12/2009, Is it us, or has robotics technology advance to a point where everything looks eerily realistic? Check out this fish for instance – the eyes will follow you wherever you go, but it has even been built to exact specifications as its biological...

Saya Robot Teacher

03/10/2009, Teaching should be a noble profession for many, but there is a danger of it using robot teachers instead of human ones as evident by this trial in a primary school in Tokyo. Known as Saya, she is able to converse in various languages, carry out roll...

Gakken Kagaku No Tamago UFO Robot

02/20/2009, Fancy getting a product that is a mouthful to pronounce? Well, you can’t really go wrong with the Gakken Kagaku No Tamago UFO Robot – unique robots that will dance in place according to the type of sounds they hear. Each of these little...

Engineer Designed Own Robotic Arm

02/13/2009, Who knows your body better than yourself? That’s probably what spurred engineer Mark Lesek on after a horrific accident that forced him to lop off an arm in order to save his life. Mark’s initial efforts to find a prosthesis that fits failed...

Ponginator Decimates All Who Stand Before It

02/11/2009, Must there be a reason for everything? We think so, even if the reason is not plausible to some, and hence we’re trying to fathom why does the three story tall Ponginator exist. It is one monster of a robot that shoots ping pong balls out at 170mph,...

Smart Robot Greets Visitors

02/09/2009, Japan’s aging population problem seems to be unique only to that part of the world, although there are some countries that are moving towards that direction. This has spurred the growth of robotic technology and its application in everyday life,...

DIY Robot Arm

02/05/2009, Don’t you wish you had a robotic arm of your own for you to play out fictional accounts of handling some sort of super explosive in a delicate situation? Well, the Edge Robotic Arm Kit is right up your alley then, as you won’t even need to...

Microbots Enter Bloodstream, Perform Surgery

02/02/2009, The stuff of science fiction is finally here – scientists from Monash University in Australia have developing microbot motors that can swim through the human bloodstream. Known as “Proteus”, this small piezoelectric motor measures a mere...

Takara Tomy Robo-Q Is Small And Cute

01/27/2009, Takara Tomy has come up with what is touted to be the smallest bi-pedal robot in the world – the Robo-Q. This tiny and cute piece of engineering marvel will not only keep kids interested, it will also engage adults alike. The Robo-Q gets around by...