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Fujitsu Teddy Bear Robot needs some exercise

05/13/2010, Fujitsu’s Teddy Bear Robot is currently being paraded at the Fujitsu Forum, where it boasts 13 sensors located all over its body, which in turn is able to provide it with around 300 behaviors as it interacts with its surroundings. Meant to motivate...

Aurora Boys Robots Can Sing And Dance To Entertain

05/12/2010, Too lazy to entertain your kids or house guests? Maybe in the future we’ll each have some of these robots, dubbed the Aurora Boys, in our homes to do the dirty work. These robots are capable of speaking, singing, and even dancing (to a certain...

Callo and Cally cellphone robots

05/07/2010, Who would have thought that passion, knowledge and some spare Bioloid parts alongside an old school Nokia N82 handset could result in the Callo and Cally cellphone robots? Developed by PhD student Ji-Dong Yim and Prof Chris D. Shaw at the School of...

JULIA The Household Entertainment Robot

05/06/2010, The smart folks in this world seem to be focusing a lot of energy into getting robots into our homes, and the folks at the Advanced Control Lab at National Taiwan University have come up with a household entertainment robot called JULIA that can sing and...

World’s First Remote Heart Operation Using Robotic Arm

05/04/2010, We’re not entirely sure that this is the way we want to be treated if anything happens in the future, but it’s good to hear that a cardiologist has completed the world’s first remote heart operation at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester,...

Biomechanical arm makes for creepy mic stand

04/29/2010, Here’s a new microphone stand that ought to send shivers down your spine – it features a biomechanical hand using everyday objects and stainless steel rods, and thanks to the imagination and handiwork of artist Chris Conte, this gleaming,...

Family Nanny Robot

04/28/2010, Robots are slowly taking over the world, whether we like it or not, and now Shenyang Siasun Robot & Automation Co. Ltd. has come up with the Family Nanny Robot. As its name implies, it’ll be able to help you with your household when you’re...

Remote controlled snow plow

04/26/2010, Rob Klinkey has come up with this remote controlled snow plow which is equipped with a 50″ blade, where this 6-wheel drive machine is driven by 660 amps of power, boasting 10 watts of LED lights that lets you perform night plowing and irritate the...

Emotiv Allows You To Control The Rovio Robot Using Your Mind

04/26/2010, You might remember Rovio, the electronic robot guard dog (that doesn’t look like a dog), but this time, things are a lot cooler. This is because the Emotiv Systems’ headset is used to control the robot via Skype. Thanks to the Emotiv headset,...

LOLA Robot Is Able To Detect And Avoid Obstacles

04/23/2010, Robot technology is always cool, and now the folks over at the Technical University of Munich and the Institute of Technology Autonomous Systems are developing a robot called LOLA. This robot has been six-years in the making, and is currently able to plan...

AILA humanoid robot paraded

04/22/2010, The Hanover Messe 2010 event saw DFKI Bremen showcase a new humanoid robot known as AILA, where it shows how robots can theoretically see action in dynamic environments with humans by the time 2020 rolls around. AILA will rely on a system that uses...

Lego Robot handles Tetris

04/21/2010, Just when you thought that only humans were capable of handling game of Tetris, along comes this Lego robot that was built with some Lego Mindstorm pieces alongside a webcam and a digital signalling processing board. This is the brainchild of Branislov...

Robovie R3 Is Another Step Forward In Robot Technology

04/16/2010, ATR and VStone have teamed up to come up with the Robovie R3, a life-sized robot that is used to research services for the elderly and disabled. The Robovie R3’s ability to move at a relatively fast pace, as well as its ability to overcome...

Simon the robot gets an upgrade

04/14/2010, Simon the robot is one who is able to learn new tasks as he interacts with his environment, and has just gotten an upgrade so to speak, parading his newfound abilities at the Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference in Atlanta on Monday. Over there, he...