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Category: Robots

Russia Building Robot Super-Soldier: Terminator Meets Avatar

Russia Building Robot Super-Soldier: Terminator Meets Avatar
As if the world didn’t have enough problems, Russia is apparently creating a scary humanoid robotic soldier, affectionately being called “Ivan the Terminator.” Thank God they didn’t call it the T-800. The idea of the robot…

DIY Half-Life 2 City Scanner Drone: Crowbar Not Included

DIY Half-Life 2 City Scanner Drone: Crowbar Not Included
I am a big fan of the Half-Life franchise and like most fans, I am still pissed that we haven’t seen a new Half-Life game in years. I have lots of memories of playing that game…
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Fett2-D2: Boba Bot

Fett2-D2: Boba Bot
Fett2-D2 (or is it R2-Fett2?) is the perfect droid/bounty hunter mashup. He can hold Death Star plans, serve drinks, or hunt down smugglers for bounties. He already had jets. Now he has another. This droid would…

This Robot Roach Can Jump Five Feet High

This Robot Roach Can Jump Five Feet High
Warning. Read any further, and your fear of cockroaches will be kicked up several notches. That’s because a collaboration between South Korea’s Seoul National University and UC Berkeley has created it’s latest unholy robot. Yes, mankind…

Asus Announces Zenbo: A Cute, $600 Home Robot

Asus Announces Zenbo: A Cute, $600 Home Robot
Asus announced a bunch of new products at the Computex 2016 technology expo in Taiwan, but probably the oddest and coolest thing is probably their new cute house robot called Zenbo. Zenbo is a household assistant…

DonkiBot Auto-follow Trolley Robot: BigDonk

DonkiBot Auto-follow Trolley Robot: BigDonk
A few years ago we saw a concept for a suitcase that would automatically follow its owner using Bluetooth sensors and a mobile device. Omorobot had the same idea for its DonkiBot, but with a different…

Pepper the Robot to Work at Pizza Hut

Pepper the Robot to Work at Pizza Hut
SoftBank’s Pepper robot is growing up. After working at smartphone stores, it’s ready for a new career in the fast food industry. Pizza Hut Asia is partnering with MasterCard on a trial run that will use…

Mechanical Giant Squid Kinetic Sculpture: Mechateuthis

Mechanical Giant Squid Kinetic Sculpture: Mechateuthis
Barry Crawford said that when he was a kid, he dreamed of growing up to be a robot. Sadly, his childhood dream hasn’t come true yet. But he did become what he calls a “gizmologist”, making…

A Robot That Pats Your Dog and Gives Treats

A Robot That Pats Your Dog and Gives Treats
Patting your dog is fun, but if you have a needy dog, it can become a chore. If only there was a robot that would pat our dogs for us. Fortunately, there is! Engineer James Cochrane…

3D Printable Hydraulic Robots: Print, Pump, Play

3D Printable Hydraulic Robots: Print, Pump, Play
One of the dream – or nightmare – scenarios involving robots are ones that would automatically replicate or create other bots. One of the biggest hurdles for such a system is putting a robots’ parts together. …

Trainerbot Ping Pong Robot: Eiichiro Maruobot

Trainerbot Ping Pong Robot: Eiichiro Maruobot
If you can’t afford a table tennis coach but a wall isn’t good enough for you, check out the Trainerbot. It’s a smart ping pong ball launcher that will give you the exact shot you want…

Hyundai Exoskeleton: Edge of Tomorrow, Today

Hyundai Exoskeleton: Edge of Tomorrow, Today
Hyundai wants us to think about is slick new exoskeleton robot as if it were a suit of Iron Man armor. Apparently, the people working on this project have never seen Edge of Tomorrow, but this…

Robot Hand Learns to Twirl Objects

Robot Hand Learns to Twirl Objects
Robots can do all kinds of cool stuff, but hand control could still use improvement. For the most part, roboticists have not been able to give their creations the same kind of finger dexterity as humans.…

Custom LEGO Iron Man Lab: The Iron Bank

Custom LEGO Iron Man Lab: The Iron Bank
LEGO enthusiast Minh Pham loves to make custom minifigs and similarly sized figures. He has a growing collection of Iron Man figures, some of which he bought and some of which he made, and he figured…

Guy With a Spear Takes Down Flying Drone at a Russian History Festival

Guy With a Spear Takes Down Flying Drone at a Russian History Festival
Get yonder infernal flying contraption out of here you bloody wizard! Check out this video of a drone flying over a history festival in Russia. Everything is fine until one of the actors suddenly appears and…

MARLO Robot is Learning to Walk on Uneven Terrain

MARLO Robot is Learning to Walk on Uneven Terrain
It doesn’t matter if you fear a Terminator style robot executioner or an insane “I’ll wear your skull” type of Saturn 3 Hector robot overlord, right now we are safe because robots can’t walk worth a…
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