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:
Page 17 of 66
« prevnext »

Category: Robots

Alpha Dog Robot Can Move More Quietly (But You Can Still Escape It)

Alpha Dog Robot Can Move More Quietly (But You Can Still Escape It)

So we recently saw Boston Dynamics updated Cheetah robot which is now capable of outrunning humans, and now we have video of the latest improvements to their DARPA funded Alpha Dog robot. Alpha Dog is slower…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Combat Creatures Attacknid Robot Revealed: Get Ready for The Holiday Toy of the Year

Combat Creatures Attacknid Robot Revealed: Get Ready for The Holiday Toy of the Year

A few months back, robot/toy designer Jaimie Mantzel showed off an early prototype of a six-legged robot toy that looked pretty damned awesome. He announced at the time that he was working on it so a…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Cheetah Robot Can Outrun Usain Bolt

Cheetah Robot Can Outrun Usain Bolt

Remember the Cheetah robot, developed by Boston Dynamics for DARPA? It wasn’t long ago that the robot hit a top speed of 18mph, which seemed insanely fast for a hunk of metal with four legs. Now…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

The Inebriator Robot Bartender Silently Mixes Drinks, Asks for No Tips

The Inebriator Robot Bartender Silently Mixes Drinks, Asks for No Tips

The Inebriator will be everyone’s favorite party robot. It mixes cocktails while you wait, and because it’s a ‘bot it will do so with precision and without complaint. How’s that for a drinking buddy.…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

BERO ‘Bot: The Customizeable Smartphone-Controlled Robot

BERO ‘Bot: The Customizeable Smartphone-Controlled Robot

Hackable toys are nothing new, but there’s something appealing about pulling a ‘bot out of your pocket and remote-controlling it from your smartphone. I’m sure that some of the flying mini drones would also fit the…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Robot Drummer Has Two Times More Arms (and Two Times More Groupies) Than You

Robot Drummer Has Two Times More Arms (and Two Times More Groupies) Than You

We’re no stranger to robot drummers – or robot musicians for that matter – but StickBoy stands out for a couple of reasons. Make that four reasons. The rock and roll robot makes up for its…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Hack a Day’s Drone Delivers a Shocking Surprise

Hack a Day’s Drone Delivers a Shocking Surprise

Hey Range, you wished for a weapon-equipped quadrotor drone right? Hack a Day has served as your genie. The folks who run the site managed to modify a Parrot AR.Drone to deliver a shock on contact.…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

LiftPort: The Coolest Kickstarter Project Yet?

LiftPort: The Coolest Kickstarter Project Yet?

Typically, when I hear about a project over on the crowdsourced funding website Kickstarter, we’re talking about some sort of iPhone accessory or game. A project is up on Kickstarter right now that Arthur C. Clarke…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Nico the Robot Recognizes Self in the Mirror

Nico the Robot Recognizes Self in the Mirror

Justin Hart and Brian Scassellati of Yale University have nothing better to do, so they thought they would tinker with robots and doom us all. Recently, they taught a humanoid robot named Nico to recognize its…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Chef Cui Robot Slices Noodles in China, Noodle Slicers Union Revolts

Chef Cui Robot Slices Noodles in China, Noodle Slicers Union Revolts

It’s a tough job, but somebody has to slice all of those noodles in China, and Chef Cui is taking on the task. This noodle-slicing robot was developed by Cui Runguan, a Chinese restaurateur and it…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Double Telepresence Robot Debuts on the Cheap

Double Telepresence Robot Debuts on the Cheap

Telepresence robots let you remotely interact with others and their environments using a robotic avatar. Sadly, for most geeks telepresence robots are typically far from cheap. A company called Double Robotics has unveiled a new telepresence…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Autonomous Robot Plane is the R/C Toy You’ve Dreamed of

Autonomous Robot Plane is the R/C Toy You’ve Dreamed of

I’ve always wanted to play with R/C aircrafts, but even with my “easy to fly” AR.Drone 2.0, I find myself crashing the thing into walls and the ceiling indoors. Thanks to some impressive work by MIT’s…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Flexible Starfish Robot Can Camouflage Itself

Flexible Starfish Robot Can Camouflage Itself

In November of 2011, we talked a bit about a soft, flexible robot that was powered by compressed air. The Harvard University team that designed that soft and flexible robot is back with an updated version…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

LEGO Underwater Robot: Insert Brick and Sink Joke Here

LEGO Underwater Robot: Insert Brick and Sink Joke Here

I was very impressed by the LEGO Omniboat, but apparently you can take LEGO vehicles even deeper. An engineering student made this remote controlled underwater robot for a school project. I expect bricks to sink, but…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Researchers Create “Meshworm” Robot that Can’t Be Killed

Researchers Create “Meshworm” Robot that Can’t Be Killed

Meshworm is the latest robotic creation from researchers at MIT, Harvard University and Seoul National University. You can try beating this earthworm-like robot with a mallet, but the thing just won’t die.…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Romo Romotive Robot: Remote Rontrolled Ry RiPhone

Romo Romotive Robot: Remote Rontrolled Ry RiPhone

There’s an app for that. I’ve actually said that today, while I was teaching a class, and yep, there actually was an app for that. Las Vegas startup Romotive takes this to another level with their…

Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation Click to DisableClick to Enable

 
css.php