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Category: Robots

Ghost Robotics Minitaur Quadruped Can Open Doors to Snatch your Soul

Ghost Robotics Minitaur Quadruped Can Open Doors to Snatch your Soul
Well folks, we are yet one step closer to creating a real life Hector robot that will come and rip off your head and wear it while chasing your girlfriend around the building. The Ghost Robotics‘…

You Can Buy an Actual BMW Transformer

You Can Buy an Actual BMW Transformer
We would all love to own our own full sized Transformers, but sadly, it has never been a reality. Until now. Turkish company Letvision have successfully created a working prototype, and now they plan to sell…
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Megabots Season One Gets First Trailer: Giant Robots, Fight!

Megabots Season One Gets First Trailer: Giant Robots, Fight!
The dream of giant robots battling it out for our pleasure is alive my friends. And almost here. The folks behind the MegaBots Kickstarter have released the first trailer for their upcoming web series which will…

These Swarming Robots Can Avoid Collisions with Each Other

These Swarming Robots Can Avoid Collisions with Each Other
Score another victory for robot-kind. A system which coordinates swarms of robots to avoid colliding with one another has been developed by a team at Georgia Tech’s GRITS Laboratory. The Safe Swarm Robotics system works by…

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Humanoid Robot Balances on One Foot

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Humanoid Robot Balances on One Foot
Despite years of trying, humanoid robots still have problems staying upright, especially in unusual situations, but they are making some progress. Check out this video showing Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot balancing on one foot on the…

Life-Size R2-D2 Collectible is Every ’80s Kid’s Dream

Life-Size R2-D2 Collectible is Every ’80s Kid’s Dream
Growing up, I loved Star Wars and the only thing I wanted more than my own lightsaber was a life size R2-D2. Granted I wanted R2 to move around and do stuff, not just sit on…

Starship Technologies Wants to Replace Delivery Drivers with Fancy Robovan Tech

Starship Technologies Wants to Replace Delivery Drivers with Fancy Robovan Tech
Starship Technologies first came to our attention when it unveiled its sweet cooler on wheels autonomous robots meant to deliver food and other items to your door. The company is back with a new reveal, and…

Robot Sumo Wrestling: Push Bot to Play

Robot Sumo Wrestling: Push Bot to Play
In Sumo wrestling, two fat dudes wearing tiny outfits try to push each other out of the ring. It’s a lot of weight, and a lot of flab flying around the round ring. Robots don’t have…

Simone Giertz Builds a Cute, But Crappy Robot Dog

Simone Giertz Builds a Cute, But Crappy Robot Dog
Simone Giertz is the queen of building crappy robots. It’s her calling. We love her for it. Her latest robot may be the cutest/crappiest robot yet. Here’s some backstory on this sad robot dog: YouTube celeb …

Creepy Robot That Helped NASA Test Space Suits Is for Sale

Creepy Robot That Helped NASA Test Space Suits Is for Sale
Of course NASA used a creepy robot to test space suits meant for real-life astronauts. Because they can. That’s always the reason for creepy robots. The Power-Driven Articulated Dummy as it was apparently called, was designed…

Jimmy the Robot Puppet Holds Things Oh So Gently

Jimmy the Robot Puppet Holds Things Oh So Gently
Meet Jimmy, an innocent looking robot from Disney Research. They gave him hands that are basically drumsticks with soft pads. It shouldn’t run wild and harm anyone, since it is a remote operated robot, and not…

IBM’s Watson Made a Horror Movie Trailer

IBM’s Watson Made a Horror Movie Trailer
IBM’s Watson supercomputer has added yet another skill to its resume: It can now make movie trailers. 20th Century Fox had Watson programmed to make the first AI-made trailer for its upcoming thriller film Morgan. It’s…

This Robot Is Spinning a Human Paintbrush

This Robot Is Spinning a Human Paintbrush
I always knew that robots would pick us up and twirl us around, but I always pictured it with more screaming and the human landing in a bloody heap on the ground. This industrial robot is…

Octobot Is a Soft and Squirmy Robot

Octobot Is a Soft and Squirmy Robot
A team of researchers at Harvard have developed Octobot, what they claim is the first autonomous soft robot with no rigid components. That means it’s all soft and squishy (and creepy.) The octopus-shaped robot has a…

R2-D2 Popcorn Maker: R2-Eat2

R2-D2 Popcorn Maker: R2-Eat2
So you’re watching the original Star Wars trilogy for the hundredth time and you need a snack. This R2-D2 Popcorn Maker is perfect for the occasion or any other time you need a droid to serve…

Roborace’s DevBot Prototype for Self-driving Race Cars

Roborace’s DevBot Prototype for Self-driving Race Cars
This self-driving car may be the future of high speed racing, providing racing thrills without risk of injury to drivers. The first ever autonomous races are well on the way now thanks to a new racing…
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