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Jet Hitter baseball robot

03/19/2010, If you are thinking of being an all star slugger when you grow up, why not pester your dad to get you the Jet Hitter baseball robot? This robot was created by Japan’s Meiji University and Yokohama-based metal recycling company MRC, where it allows...

WowWee Rovio Now Going For $99

03/18/2010, You might remember the WowWee Rovio robot guard dog that we brought to your attention some time back. Well, if the original $230 price tag was the reason you were holding back on this mobile webcam, the fact that it’s currently being offered for $99...

Fuel Cell Powered Robotic Fish

03/16/2010, Robots of all kinds fascinate us, regardless of how big or how small they are. Now it seems that some of the brains at the Faculty of Engineering at Osaka City University have come up with a robotic fish that can swim around the tank powered by just a...

X-37B Robotic Space Plane Demonstrator To Launch On April 19

03/16/2010, If you have an interest in space related goodies and robots, then the news that the X-37B robotic space plane is scheduled for launch on April 19th from Florida is certainly good news for you. The X-37B is a demonstration vehicle designed for testing in...

Gemini concept robots

03/15/2010, Gemini is more often than not associated with the twins in terms of our constellation, but Hiroshi Kasai – designer at Tsukuba University took the idea one step further by coming up with a pair of conceptual robots that are similarly named. The...

Toshiba Wheelie Is A Cute And Autonomous Robot

03/12/2010, Toshiba looks like it’s doing its part to ensure that we all have little helper robots to serve us in the future. The company has come up with the prototype “Wheelie” robot, which is an indoor, autonomous, 2-wheeled robot. It looks a...

Twendy-One robot

03/11/2010, The Twendy-One robot took over a decade of research by Professor Shigeki Sugano and his team of researchers at Waseda University, Japan, where they were assisted by over 20 private companies to come up with a robot that is able to co-exist with humans in...

Shoulder Mounted Cheeky Monkey Bot

03/09/2010, Did you always wish that you had an annoying sidekick to go through life with you, just like how many of the heroes do in the stories? Well, it’s not quite as gallant and intimidating, but the Cheeky Monkey is probably as close as you’ll get...

Humanoid Robot Focuses On Muscles And Tendons

03/07/2010, Robots, will there be no end to them? Next up is Kojiro, a humanoid robot that’s being built by the folks over at the University of Tokyo. What makes Kojiro different from the other robots is that it has a detailed musculoskeletal system built into...

Litter Robot 2 Bubble Unit

03/04/2010, The Litter Robot 2 Bubble Unit is a next generation device which improves upon its predecessor, offering larger sized cats (we’re talking about domestic breeds here and not panthers or tigers) more room to relieve themselves. With the addition of a...

M3 Neony And M3 Synchy Robots

03/04/2010, Robots seem to get cooler (and yet somehow also scarier) everyday. Now two professors from Osaka University have come up with two new robots, dubbed the M3-neony and M3-synchy. The “M3” mentioned here actually stands for...

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...