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DIY ASIMO costume

08/12/2009, The ASIMO robot from Honda is already a worldwide famous icon, but this $400 DIY suit built by Yamamoto Katsura (a graduate from Waseda University, Japan) is made mostly out of wood. This is one interesting costume that will definitely be a hit in areas...

Robot Operating System

08/10/2009, Could robots run on a universal operating system in the near future? Perhaps – the Robot Operating System idea looks as though it will happen in due time, and we hope that it will help bridge gaps between various robots since they are more or less...

Evolta Robot live @ Le Mans: 24hrs on two AA batteries

08/05/2009, Challenge: can Evolta run for 24hours on only two AA batteries? Our buddies from Giiks had the opportunity to take a closer look to the Evolta Robot that we mentioned back on July 27th. On the photo, Tomotaka Takahashi* himself (the inventor) is holding...

Himawari sunflower robot needs no sun

08/05/2009, Sunflowers need the sun badly, hence their namesake. Well, robot-crazy Japan turns the tide by coming up with the Himawari prototype, a robot sunflower from Akira Nakayasu of Kyushu University that does not mimic heliotropism – the diurnal movement...

iPhone 3G S is now a face of a robot

07/28/2009, Hmm, guess the world hasn’t run out of ways to make full use of the recently released iPhone 3G S just yet. In fact, an enthusiastic robot hobbyist managed to come up with an application that enables the iPhone 3G S to function as the brain, while...

Robotic Arm Pitches Baseball

07/27/2009, Researchers at the University of Tokyo are proud to present a baseball-pitching robotic arm against a mechanical batter with a near-perfect swing, showing off just how far robotics technology has advanced. Don’t worry about robots replacing your...

HRP-4C Robot In Wedding Gown

07/22/2009, Is humanity going to go extinct due to their own devices? The answer might very well be in the affirmative, as the HRP-4C female humanoid robot developed by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has finally...

Flossie Motorcycle Robot

07/20/2009, Were you impressed by the Moto-Terminator in the most recent Terminator Salvation outing? Well, Flossie could very well the the grand-daddy of them all, as this robot was specially built to ride motorcycles. Thankfully for humanity, Flossie is not able to...

Bandai My Doraemon Robot

07/20/2009, Most peope we know love the earless robotic cat known as Doraemon, and Bandai is quick to realize that fact – hence the release of the My Doraemon robot come this September 3rd. This new toy will feature motion, light, heat, and sound sensors that...

Bandai Doraemon My Communication Robot

06/26/2009, Bandai has come up with a brand new My Communication Robot that is in the form of Doraemon. This 16.5cm tall robot boasts 11 features that makes it more intelligent than just a dumb toy, where there are temperature sensors mounted on 7 different parts of...

M-O Robot Actually Cleans Up

06/15/2009, Now here’s a toy that parents won’t mind getting for their little ones – the M-O (Micro Obliterator) robot from the Wall-E movie that comes with working bristles that has only one purpose for its existence – to get rid of all dirty...

Aero-Blue Robot Feeds You

06/10/2009, So we’ve already taken a look at a robot that is able to transfer sushi from one plate to another, why not mix that with the Aero-Blue robot that is able to feed you as well? This robot is smart enough to know how to handle delicate objects like...

Chef Robot Does Sushi

06/10/2009, Sushi chegs are highly revered for the task they have each day, producing delectable pieces of sushi for hungry customers, where food presentation is rated as high as the taste and quality of each bite itself. Well, here’s a pretty creepy way to...

Trilobot Loves Basking Under The Sun

05/28/2009, Now here’s something that pays tribute to lifeforms from the olden days – the Trilobot that is solar-powered and fully autonomous, being smart enough to search out for its own juice to make sure that no human master will ever need to place it...