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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,...

Samsung Galaxy devices control XMAS HUGS robot

12/12/2011, If you’ve ever wanted to see a robot made from Samsung devices, look no further: we’ve got one for you. Samsung recently teamed up with RT Corp to come up with a very unique robot named the XMAS HUGS Bot – a robot that features a Samsung...

OriHime female humanoid robot

12/12/2011, The OriHime female humanoid robot ensures that the battle of the sexes in a digital world continues to have representatives on both fronts, where the OriHime is the brainchild of Kentaro Yoshifuji, a 4th year Engineering student at Waseda University, and...

Aldebaran Robotics unveils Nao Next Gen robot

12/09/2011, Looking for a little company via an AI companion? If the idea of Sony’s AIBO robotic dog does not appeal to you, you might be interested in taking a look at Aldebaran Robotics who has released the second generation Nao robot which they have fittingly...

Robo-Rainbow paints rainbow automatically

12/07/2011, I suppose graffiti should only be encouraged in select areas of the cities, and only by those who have already proven their mettle in terms of artistic skill – otherwise, crude words and obscene images are an eyesore. Well, one thing’s for...

Body sharing robot lets you transcend space

12/07/2011, Ever looked at your schedule and thought to yourself, wondering just how the heck are you going to manage being in two different places at the same time? Well, you can now do so in a sense, thanks to a body sharing telepresence robot that was developed by...

Flying robots construct 20-foot tower in France

12/04/2011, Now here is something that might just pique your interest – a bunch of flying robots actually got down and dirty, constructing a 20-foot tower in France in the process. There is no need to employ anyone who suffers from vertigo, since these robots...

Ekso Bionics exoskeleton paraded

12/02/2011, When it comes to those who cannot walk anymore due to a spinal cord injury, moving around is not that much of an issue if you are on a wheelchair. However, I am quite sure that there are moments when one would feel really, really depressed or down about...

Quadcopter robots is a work in progress

12/02/2011, Robots are constantly being improved upon by scientists in laboratories, and they certainly do have a major role to play on the battlefield. Take for instance, the Predator drone that has been dispatching off high value targets for the longest time...

Guide robot at the Bucheon City Hall

12/01/2011, Robots seem to be in the limelight a whole lot more often these days than in the previous decade, simply because they are able to do a whole lot more than their predecessors with the advancement that we’ve seen in robotics technology. Well, the...

Dream Robo scales ladders in a jiffy

12/01/2011, Robots are starting to get more and more agile these days, and the Japanese as well as the Koreans are spearheading this particular robotic movement with aplomb over the past few years. Dream Robo from Osaka-based industrial equipment maker Muscle...

PhD student creates jumping robot that can pick itself up

11/29/2011, Jianguo Zhao, a PhD student at Michigan State has developed a robot that can not only jump, but pick itself up after it lands, and even steer itself in order to keep itself headed in the right direction. He has hopes that this robot/technology will...

Gumby-like robot moves around in style

11/29/2011, We would have thought of robots to be hard and unyielding, but here is an interesting “soft” robot that was inspired by squid and starfish – allowing it to crawl, undulate, and even squeeze under obstacles. A team over at Harvard...