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MeBot telepresence robot

03/01/2010, The brilliant folks over at MIT have come up with a new telepresence robot known as MeBot. This robot will display the operator’s face on its screen which incidentally is a head as well, where its neck is capable of 3 degrees of freedom for simple...

Robotic Surgical Simulator

02/26/2010, The Center for Robotic Surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University of Buffalo School of Engineering have come together to create what they dub the Robotic Surgical Simulator, otherwise known as the RoSS for short. RoSS enables doctors and...

TOTO toilet robot action figure

02/22/2010, TOTO sure has an interesting way of marketing their latest product known as the Greenmax 4.8. The idea that they came up with is the toilet-robot action figure who doubles up as the brand ambassador, where it is capable of pre-programmed speech (which...

Assistant Robot does as it is described

02/12/2010, The Assistant Robot could not be any more self-explanatory – it stands proud at 155cm tall, tipping the scales at a rather obese 130kg while featuring 32 Degrees Of Freedom. There are five cameras on its head (2 wide-angle stereo cameras, 2...

Robot Water Cannons To Take On Pirates

02/11/2010, When we were growing up, almost every kid wanted a super-soaker to drench the other kids, so what can we play with now that we’re grown up? Take a peek at what a Russian company has developed – a system of ship-mounted robots which are...

PFU Systems prototype dual display kiosk

02/08/2010, PFU Systems’ latest prototype dual display kiosk is pretty special, considering it relies on face recognition technology that is capable of delivering a more personalized advertising experience. The top screen on the kiosk will show off a rather...

Heineken Bot Might Be Your Next Best Friend

02/07/2010, This is probably just what you need during the next World Cup finals. This robot, aptly called the Heineken Bot, was created by the folks over at Middlesex University, and displayed at the Kinetica Art Fair in London. It’ll steadily make its rounds...

Earthquake Detector Robot

02/05/2010, With the recent earthquake in Haiti, the importance of earthquake detectors has been highlighted again. Now a group of students from the JT Engineering College in Gujarat, India, have come up with a robot that can sense earthquakes, and it apparently does...

Miniature robotic hands could be marketed

02/05/2010, Hobbyist BloodKeith from China came up with this pair of magnificent miniature robotic hands which will be part of his line of upcoming TK humanoid robots, where he is toying with the idea of selling his creation sometime in the future. These hands are...

Lego Spider Robot

02/04/2010, MkMan has come up with the rather delectable Lego spider robot, where it was created using pieces from a Mindstorm kit alongside a bunch of milled plastic parts. The legs themselves are provided by a locomotive concept known as Klann Linkage, where they...

DARPA ARM project

02/04/2010, DARPA has kicked off a robotics software/hardware research and development program known as ARM, where it hopes to construct a robot which is capable of grasping a number of objects using two arms and hands autonomously and skillfully, making us wonder...

Whole-skin locomotion ChIMERA robot

02/03/2010, ChiMERA (Chemically Induced Motion Everting Robotic Amoeba – interesting acronym, that) is one robot that has no wings, but instead is a type of slippery water-loving serpent that features a flexible silicone skin with water or gel within. ChiMERA...

Omnitread snake robot

02/03/2010, If you happen to suffer from ophidiophobia (an unnatural fear of snakes), then you might want to wean yourself off this fear with the Omnitread snake robot – don’t worry, this one is non-venomous and will most probably only hurt your wallet if...

Fuji Soft and their PALRO robot

02/01/2010, The PALRO robot (pal and robot thrown in together) from Fuji Soft looks pretty cool – after all, it will merge both Fuji Soft’s software capabilities with an open architecture that offers developers a whole lot of room to play with. PALRO is a...