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Category: Robots

Robovie-Ii: the Grocery Shopping Robot From Japan

Robovie-Ii: the Grocery Shopping Robot From Japan
Robovie-II is the latest robot coming out of Japan. It helps you do your grocery shopping. This is perfect if you have a lot of groceries to lug around, if you are older, or disabled. Plus,…
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R2-D2 Statue Armed With All of the Tools an Astromech Needs

R2-D2 Statue Armed With All of the Tools an Astromech Needs
Ah Artoo. Fixer of robots and ships, hacker of computers, opener of doors, bleeper of bloops, carrier of Death Star schematics, witness to the Skywalker legacy. If there’s one word that I associate with that lovable…
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Morphius Robot Case Mod Freaks Me Out

Morphius Robot Case Mod Freaks Me Out
Not since the Bender case mod has there been such an awesome robot computer case mod. Master modeler and modder Maciel Barreto conceptualized this robot PC as a war-damaged ‘bot, with guts and wires hanging out…
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Auto(Mated)Tunes: Robot Jams With iPhone App

Auto(Mated)Tunes: Robot Jams With iPhone App
Shimon is one of the musical robots at Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology. While it’s not quite up to par with Daft Punk, Shimon’s ability to improvise and provide accompaniment in real-time is simply amazing.…
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Best Breakdancing Robot Video You’Ll See Today

Best Breakdancing Robot Video You’Ll See Today
This breakdancing robot video clip should really be titled Breakin' 2: Electronic Boogaloo. I can't decide if I'm more mesmerized bye the Japanese dance music or his headspins more. I only wish there were some poppin'-and-lockin'.
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Robot Hand Accurately Mimics Human Hands: One Step Closer to Daimos!

Robot Hand Accurately Mimics Human Hands: One Step Closer to Daimos!
UK-based Shadow Robot recently showed off their Shadow Dextrous Robot Hand at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo Japan. The hand “provides 24 movements, allowing a direct mapping from a human to a robot.” This means…
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Noodle Robot Makes Perfect Pasta

Noodle Robot Makes Perfect Pasta
This new technological innovation from Japan is a single-purpose robot with a simple mission – make the best pasta and noodles without lifting single human finger (except to push the power button). The Buckwheat Noodle Robot…
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Walky Lets You Control Robots via Finger Gestures, Turns iPhone Into a Wii

Walky Lets You Control Robots via Finger Gestures, Turns iPhone Into a Wii
Yuta Sugiura and his colleagues at the Graduate School of Media Design in Keio University had a valid starting point – most of the software or hardware input systems today have no direct correlation to the…
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Roombas Only Clean Houses to Support Their Sumo Wrestling Careers

Roombas Only Clean Houses to Support Their Sumo Wrestling Careers
That’s right, by day Roombas are just plain ol’ cleaners, but at night, they sneak off to Lithuania and compete in underground sumo competitions. Okay actually the 2009 Baltic Robot Sumo Cup wasn’t illegal; in fact…
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Robot Plays Rockband on the iPhone, Drowns Music Out With Its Squeaky Fingers

Robot Plays Rockband on the iPhone, Drowns Music Out With Its Squeaky Fingers
Why, or why not, that is the question. Wait what? Yeah that’s right; Joe Bowers is a free man in a free land, so if he wants to build a robot that plays Rock Band on…
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Robot Riding Shotgun: Aida the in-Car Robot Companion

Robot Riding Shotgun: Aida the in-Car Robot Companion
Developed by researchers at MIT’s SENSEable City Lab in cooperation with Audi, AIDA (Affective Intelligent Driving Agent) is a drivers’ companion that offers useful information while interacting in a “socially appropriate and informative way.” AIDA will…
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Ropid Jumps and Runs and Steals Your Heart

Ropid Jumps and Runs and Steals Your Heart
Tomotaka Takahashi, creator of the high endurance EVOLTA robot, recently showed off his new robot, ROPID. The name is supposedly a combination of rapid and robot, so it was either ROPID or RABOT. The cute robot…
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Harop Loitering Munition: a Spy Drone With Suicidal Tendencies

Harop Loitering Munition: a Spy Drone With Suicidal Tendencies
It may not have a classy or intimidating name, but I’m sure that robots speak of the HAROP loitering munition with great respect – or perhaps fear –  when they… get together for, um, poker night.…
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Snackbot Snack-Delivering Robot: I Want One Now.

Snackbot Snack-Delivering Robot: I Want One Now.
I’ve always wanted a robotic butler. You know, like the personal service ‘bots in Woody Allen’s Sleeper. Except without the sexual harassment part. Turns out that a team of industrious scientists at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics…
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Quad-Rotor Autonomous Helicopter Eschews Gps in Favor of Lasers. Laz0rz!

Quad-Rotor Autonomous Helicopter Eschews Gps in Favor of Lasers. Laz0rz!
Here’s another one of them MAVs that’ll soon be flying all over the place. A group of MIT students – Abe Bachrach, Anton de Winter, Ruije He, Garrett Hemann and Sam Prentice (I think I got…
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Sega Saturn Joysticks Transform Into Insecticons, Apparently

Sega Saturn Joysticks Transform Into Insecticons, Apparently
I’d love to make some sort of Transformers/Allspark joke in reference to this Sega Saturn joystick, but unfortunately Gizmodo beat me to the punch. But that’s okay, ‘cause I can one-up their nerdiness by delving in…
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