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Android OS controls robot

01/27/2010, Could Google be working on a robot control scheme in its Android OS secretly? After all, it can already control a $3,000 Japanese robot, which would mean other robots could fall under its digital hypnotic sway in due time, as though the Android mascot...

Security robot in Mujiro and Ligurio forms

01/20/2010, This rather futuristic looking security robot will be available in Mujiro and Ligurio models, where they come in purple and blue colors, respectively. Makoto Ishigaki is the brains behind the designs, where they have hidden retractable arms that feature 7...

DiGORO learns via interaction

01/13/2010, One small step towards self-realization for robots which could eventually wipe us out if all those sci-fi movies were to be taken as gospel, thanks to the efforts of students at the Intelligent Systems Laboratory (Nagai Lab) at the University of...

e-NUVO Robot To Help Students

01/07/2010, The folks over at the Nippon Institute of Technology, ZMP, ZNUG Design, and Harada Vehicle Design have come up with the e-NUVO robots, and should provide some useful information on robots. The purpose of the e-NUVO is to help give children a better...

Mint: Intelligent Floor Cleaning Robot

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Today, Evolution Robotics announced Mint, a new type of floor cleaner robot. Unlike the popular Roomba from iRobot, Mint has a square form factor and is over 3 inches smaller, sitting at under 10 inches wide, making it possible to clean into...

Parrot A.R. Drone: Helicopter Controlled by an iPhone

01/06/2010, We’ve seen it in Paris last month, but the Parrot A.R.Drone has done quite an impression at CES Unveiled. First a lot of “huh??” because Parrot is mainly known for its Bluetooth hands-free devices. Secondly, because the demo unit was...

Remo Humanoid Robot Kit

01/04/2010, Want to have your very own personal robot? If you’re serious about it, you can get the humanoid robot kit called Remo (Remote Brain), which is now on sale, costing $4358. If you take into account the cost of building your own robot from scratch,...

KIST develops ROTI robot

12/23/2009, KIST (Korean Institute of Science and Technology) has managed to come up with a telepresence English teaching aid robot known as ROTI. Two of these robots have already been deployed to elementary schools under a 2-month pilot program in Masan, South...

Ballbot robot has a ball of a time

12/23/2009, The Ballbot robot is not what you think of it to be – get the mind out of the gutter. Instead, this electronic lifeform is named so as it shimmies around on a single large ball, where its greatest strength would be to be able to fit into smaller...

SPARKy robotic ankle

12/22/2009, Sparky Robotic Ankle from Kenneth Fagan on Vimeo. The six-million dollar man is starting to sound cheaper by the day (they forgot to take inflation into account), as more and more advancements are made in the world of bionics for humans. The latest among...

iRobiQ teaches kids

12/17/2009, In tough times like these, iRobiQ can still find employment in South Korean primary schools, not as a teacher but more of an administration assistant. The iRobiQ will help check and verify attendance, welcomes kids to class as well as figure out just how...

Asus Planning EeeBot Educational Robot

12/17/2009, Word is going around the Asus is planning to come up with an educational robot for kids, dubbed the EeeBot, along with software and services as part of several technology projects sponsored by the Taiwanese government. They’re aiming to come up with...

Here comes Neato XV-11, the Roomba killer

12/16/2009, There’s a new vacuum robot in Silicon Valley: Neato has officially launched and it aims at grabbing the top spot from Roomba, the current champion in the robotic vacuum category. To take on Roomba, Neato is said to solve old problems that iRobot...

Robovie II helps out with shopping

12/15/2009, Some of us love grocery shopping, while others are of the opposite persuasion. For those who fall under the latter category, would a robotic assistant at the grocer’s persuade you to have a liking for shipping? This will be an advanced version of...