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Panasonic robot transformer bed

09/18/2009, Panasonic’s interesting bed has the ability to transform itself into a wheelchair, and it will do this by lifting up the occupant whenever required, allowing one to get up and about without the help of a nurse. According to Panasonic, “as the...

Mail-E robot

09/17/2009, Forget about Wall-E – this must be his long lost twin brother, Mail-E! Made with such close detail to look like Wall-E, this robot comes with a papercraft exterior, complete with stepper motors to help it move its hands and head. It will notify you...

Military robot makes short work of walls

09/15/2009, Bad guys everywhere, beware – even a high wall won’t deter governments and their dedicated military machine from hunting you down. The latest progress in the robotics department results in a military robot which is able to clear obstacles more...

PetCare Robot looks freaky

09/14/2009, What is supposed to look after your pets when you’re away might just freak them out – take a look at the PetCare Robot and come to your own conclusion. This robot will merge a webcam, robotic ball and an Internet remote control that lets yo...

Toybots Woozee could usher in new era

09/14/2009, Toybots are working on Internet-connected toys of the future that aims to make Tickle Me Elmo-clones more interactive, although we do get goosebumps (in a negative connotation) from seeing how this works. Touted as the “Kindle of toys”,...

Taizo robot to lead in physical exercise

09/11/2009, Advancements in the world of robotics have yielded some very interesting additions, where among these include the Taizo – courtesy of researchers from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). This robot was...

Polaris concept robot

09/09/2009, AU’s proposed Polaris concept robot does look like a distant relative of the Sony Rolly, although the Polaris offers the capability of a cellphone which when attached to a cradle, functions as a tiny robot to keep your friends entertained –...

RIBA robot nurse

08/27/2009, Most men have fantasies that a sexy nurse will come treat them during times of illness and injury, but the RIBA robot nurse flushes that notion down the drain as it resembles a friendly bear instead. RIBA stands for “Robot for Interactive Body...

Preparing the Mars invasion, one plant at a time

08/27/2009, This robot called “Le petit prince” (or little prince) has been designed to be a miniature greenhouse that would let plants from Earth grow. The Robot’s job is to find the proper nutriment and to maintain a sustainable environment for...

Dasarobot Genibo robot dog

08/24/2009, Robot dogs are more or less passe when the demise of the Sony Aibo, but Dasarobot thinks otherwise with its latest robotic pet dog known as Genibo. This little critter is now available at various robot corners in department stores as well as large marts,...

Phasma remote-controlled robot

08/24/2009, Takram Design Engineering built the six-legged Phasma remote-controlled robot that is able to scurry about rapidly and dynamically just like an insect. This engineering marvel aims to mimic a living organism in terms of movement instead of shape, where it...

Automated mannequins make their mark

08/17/2009, Flower Robotics and their automated mannequins can now be purchased or rented, where they will come in a couple of styles – full body and upper torso. The “Palette” mannequins will come with embedded sensors which are able to tell...

LC1 robot chair

08/12/2009, Those of us who have dogs do come home to see our four legged friend wag its tail happily, but what happens when you fast forward to the future? The LC1 robot chair will greet you by unfolding itself and wagging its extremities, with the added advantage...

Robots detect a good harvest

08/12/2009, Fancy having a robot pick out crops for you? After all, research has shown that annual waste for selected crops can touch the 60% figure, which could result in lost revenue of up to £100,000 for an average farm annually. The drop in the number of...