X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

RURO: The Cutest Robot You’ve Ever Seen!

by Range
Advertisement

This robot is probably too cute to be used as an effective security ‘bot, but it does have some interesting features for an educational robot. RURO the robot was designed to teach kids about recycling.

ruro japan security education recycling robot

RURO was designed by grade-school kids and sponsored by Osaka’s business community. A contest to design the robot drew in over 1,600 submissions from 5th and 6th graders. It stands about 2 feet tall and can play recorded messages as greetings, too. On top of teaching kids, RURO has a built-in siren and spinning light to scare off any thieves that it detects.

YouTube Preview Image

While it may be able to detect thieves, it won’t be able to pursue them very quickly, and it’s definitely not imposing enough to ward them off anyhow.

[via PlasticPals]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Recent Posts

Civilization VI Cities are Something Completely Different

Civilization VI Cities are Something Completely Different

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drives Wrap Around Your iPhone

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drives Wrap Around Your iPhone

PizzaDome Makes Roughing it Less Rough

PizzaDome Makes Roughing it Less Rough

SpotMini Is a Robot Dog That Does Chores for You

SpotMini Is a Robot Dog That Does Chores for You

Andbot Is a Humanoid Robot Butler

Andbot Is a Humanoid Robot Butler

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo