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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 –...

Foldy robot does your laundry right

09/08/2009, Are you a lonely bachelor who for the life of you, can’t fold your clothes properly? The Foldy robot ought to help you out though, as it will work out commands entered into a computer program while relying on a properly positioned ceiling-mounted...

Spiderbot shoots webs and more

09/07/2009, The Spiderbot is one engineering marvel, and it doesn’t need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to boot in order to obtain web-shooting capability as well as the ability to stick to surfaces. No idea on whether this would be better off as a toy or...

I-SWARM robot project

09/02/2009, Most robots tend to be ambitiously large, but the I-SWARM project takes the other route. The name along gives the game away as the acronym stands for Intelligent Small-World Autonomous Robots for Micro-manipulation. Basically, this translates to simple,...

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...

Walking machine controlled by Wii Nunchuks

08/26/2009, Who would’ve thought that this carefully constructed Starcraft Dragoon-lookalike would actually be controlled by not one, but two Wii Nunchuks. Needless to say, the Nunchuks have been highly modified to cater to this mechanical beast, where it will...

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,...

Slewbot robot draws

08/24/2009, The Slewbot might be touted to be a drawing robot, but it sure as heck has a long way to go when it comes to churning out proper masterpieces. Back to pre-school, Slewbot! This drawing device by David Williamson plays with the concept of using two simple...

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...