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Power Loader suit brings back fond memories

10/01/2009, Engineers from Activelink aim to bring what was once in the realm of science fiction to the real world with its Power Loader suit that was inspired by the fictional hydraulic exoskeleton suit found in the classic film Aliens, where its 230 kg frame is...

Programmable Gaming Robot

09/28/2009, Have a penchant for programming? The Programmable Gaming Robot ought to fit the bill then, being a robot that will go up against the clock or other robots in a series of games where your programming will affect the robot’s movements. Man and machine...

MurataGirl unicycle robot

09/28/2009, The Murata unicycle robot has a companion now, known as MurataGirl where ‘she’ stands at 50cm tall, tipping the scales at a mere 6kg while boasting similar technology, allowing her to remain stationary, move around on a single wheel without...

OmniZero.9 robot

09/28/2009, OmniZero.9, as its name implies, is the newest creation from Takeshi Maeda who introduced the OmniZero.4 much earlier. This ninth generation humanoid robot will feature wheeled shoulders and knees that enable it to move around with much ease. Also, it...

Cyborg beetles could see military use

09/28/2009, A research team at the University of California Berkeley just announced that they managed to implant electrodes into a beetle successfully, where this operation enabled scientists to control the insect’s movements in flight. This research could full...

Robotic Hand Drums Its Fingers

09/27/2009, Ever wanted to show your impatience at someone in a really cool (and geeky) manner? Well, artist Nik Ramage has come up with a way to do that via his robotic hand, Fingers. Cast from his own hand, it will rhythmically drum out its fingers to show your...

Miruko eyeball-shaped robot

09/24/2009, Don’t you think the Miruko robot is creepy? This wearable eyeball-shaped cyber lifeform comes with an integrated camera and Wi-Fi connectivity, helping one augment one’s perception by sensing and reacting to objects which normally cannot be...

Honda U3-X unicycle robot

09/24/2009, Honda seems to be delving pretty much into the world of robotics, and their latest release would definitely pose a challenge to Segway. Known as the U3-X, this self-balancing unicycle from Honda comes with what looks like a regular large wheel of a...

Robot Soccer Player

09/19/2009, Once this technology has been perfected, you probably won’t need to worry about there not being enough players to play a team sport. You just need to save enough money to buy robots like Hajime 33. It’s an athletic robot, but don’t...

Robovie-nano small but agile

09/18/2009, The Robovie-nano lives up to the latter part of its name by being really small, but despite its size it is rather agile. Measuring a mere 23cm in height while tipping the scales at 575 grams, this little robot that could is more nimble compared to its...

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...