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Art helps robot come alive

01/20/2012, Ever paid a visit to the uncanny valley? The next adventure down that road might end up even creepier than usual, as roboticists are working on a way to make robots even more lifelike by observing the techniques used by actors, animators and dancers to...

China Unicom robot educates the public about networks

01/18/2012, If you want to educate the public more about 3G, mobile internet, cloud computing and home networks – what better way to get the attention of the public than with something eye-catching? Like this robot called “Waiter” from China Unicom....

TOUGHBOT Robotic Platform

01/16/2012, Robots come and go, but the TOUGHBOT looks set to stay, especially on the battlefield as well as other operations that require far tougher electronics than usual, including search and rescue missions. The TOUGHBOT is a small, lightweight, affordable robot...

Nano Air Vehicle Looks Like A Hummingbird

01/16/2012, There is nothing quite like joining the military and defending your country from external threats (and perhaps even internal ones), so why not hook up with the world’s mos advanced military while you are at it? Invisible cloaks, inflatable...

SPHERES robots from NASA inspired by Star Wars

01/11/2012, Truth can be stranger than fiction at times, and here we have the SPHERES robots from NASA that was created due to inspiration from the space opera known as Star Wars. Yes sir, SPHERES stands for Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental...

TOSY mRobo robot teams up with teen dream Justin Bieber

01/11/2012, [CES 2012] Justin Bieber is a character who divides people down the middle – either you hate him or love him, and what better way to garner attention to your products than team up with the pubescent prince? That is what TOSY did with their mRobo...

Cardboard robot looks cool and is eco-friendly

01/10/2012, Have you ever seen a robot made from cardboard? Before today, neither have I, and if you’re curious to what a moving creation made from cardboard would look like, you’re in luck. A designer named Mike Estee recently came up with a Hexapod made...

Robots App Store gives you programs for your robots

01/04/2012, Since all smartphones are capable of running apps, and robots are essentially smart devices, why not give them a store to download apps from as well? Well that’s what some robot enthusiasts have thought about and come up with – the Robot App...

Boxie robot is no bimbo

01/03/2012, How come we are often led to believe that when it comes to choosing a life partner or friends, we are entitled to either looks or brains? Why not both? Now, robots might pique your curiosity but they certainly do not make everyone want to come up to them...

Robot says no problem to walking through sand

01/03/2012, If you are still hugely impressed by the Asimo robot from Honda or the PETMAN project that seemingly cannot be toppled over no matter how hard of a kick you give it, then you might wonder whether the former is able to walk through miles of sand, just like...

Robots wrestlers make entertaining fights

12/28/2011, It will be many years before we get giant-sized robot battles like those in the movie Real Steel, but if you’re looking for something on a smaller scale, you won’t have to look very far. The folks over in Japan recently had a “Robot Pro...

Ewen the Cheerlight robot reacts to tweets about colors

12/27/2011, A robot creator has managed to create a special robot named Ewen, that reacts to tweets about colors. Whenever a tweet is sent to the @cheerlights account, the robot reads it, and depending on the color on the tweet – it gives a different facial...

Hajime wants 4 meter tall robot

12/21/2011, Hajime Sakamoto who is currently president of the Hajime Research Institute from Japan, has plans for a robot that might just make fans of the “Aliens” movie proud. How so, you ask? Well, Hajime intends to construct a 4 meter (13 ft) tall...

Oculus Telepresence Robot gives your netbook a set of wheels

12/21/2011, If you’ve got a spare Netbook lying around the house and you wish to turn it into something useful instead of letting it collect dust, you might want to check out the Oculus Telepresence Robot. The Oculus Telepresence Robot is an accessory which you...