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Category: Robots

Rodem Next-Gen Wheelchair Doesn’T Look Like a Wheelchair at All

Rodem Next-Gen Wheelchair Doesn’T Look Like a Wheelchair at All
Gundam fans! Veda (Vader?) is real! And it’s in Japan of course. Fortunately the Veda International Robot Research and Development Centre isn’t out to control or enslave humanity. It’s a joint project by robotics company Tmsuk…
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Pronto4 Strap-on Kit Converts Vehicles Into Real Life (Non-Transforming) Autobots

Pronto4 Strap-on Kit Converts Vehicles Into Real Life (Non-Transforming) Autobots
The Pronto4 strap-on kit from Utah-based Kairos Autonomi can turn any ordinary vehicle into an autonomous and unmanned one, able to follow waypoints and can go as fast as 90 mph. Of course, users also have…
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Robot Submarines Zip Through Obstacles, Fire Torpedoes, Ensure That We have No Place to Hide

Robot Submarines Zip Through Obstacles, Fire Torpedoes, Ensure That We have No Place to Hide
I’m sure you’ve seen the plethora of ground combat robots that we’ve featured here at technabob, and I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned at least a couple of aerial drones. Now, with the conclusion of the frighteningly…
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Segatoys Dream Squirrels: Do Androids Dream of Electric Acorns?

Segatoys Dream Squirrels: Do Androids Dream of Electric Acorns?
Nope, you’re not looking at Chip and Dale here. These fuzzy, furry creations are the latest robotic animal creations from the demented sick creative minds of SegaToys Japan. I suppose the Yumepet Dream Squirrel is actually…
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Gundam Statue in Tokyo: Because We Can Always Use More Gundam

Gundam Statue in Tokyo: Because We Can Always Use More Gundam
I know, I know, he’s been here several times already. But RJ Evans of Quazen was kind enough to scour Flickr to bring us more pictures of the best thing that has ever happened to Japan.…
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New Solar-Powered Rover Will Explore Apollo Moon Landing Site in 2011, Provided It Doesn’T Freeze to Death When It Gets There

New Solar-Powered Rover Will Explore Apollo Moon Landing Site in 2011, Provided It Doesn’T Freeze to Death When It Gets There
Carnegie Mellon roboticist Dr. William Whittaker collaborated with Astrobiotic Technology to create a solar-powered unmanned rover that will revisit the Apollo landing site in 2011. The robotic explorer will be sent to look at the materials…
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Robot Controlled by a Moth [Mothbot]

Robot Controlled by a Moth [Mothbot]
You know, after Mothra, after Godzilla–and let’s not forget Mechagodzilla–the Japanese ought to know better. By which I mean… making a moth bot? Way to go, guys. You’ve just killed us all. Japanese studies on insect…
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Tiny Robotic Bats Invade!

Tiny Robotic Bats Invade!
Next time you see a bat flying about the evening sky, you’d better look close to make sure you’re not being observed by one of these miniature flying robot bats instead of the real thing. Researchers…
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Crane Games Got Nothing on This: Wiimote-Controlled Giant Robot Arms

Crane Games Got Nothing on This: Wiimote-Controlled Giant Robot Arms
You could, if you are so inclined, go spend a few bucks trying to fish a cheap plushie out of some half-assed crane machine… orrrrr you could jack a pair of giant robot arms, do a…
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Robot Learns to Make Facial Expressions, is Rewarded With a Measly “Signal”

Robot Learns to Make Facial Expressions, is Rewarded With a Measly “Signal”
At least dogs get food when they get things right. This poor robot Einstein, made by computer scientists from the Machine Perception Laboratory at the University of California, San Diego, was given time to play with…
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Dustbot Trash Collector: the Roomba’S Big Big Brother

Dustbot Trash Collector: the Roomba’S Big Big Brother
Co-funded by the European Commission, the $3.9 million (USD) Dustbot project aims to build a moderately-sized robot to navigate the narrow streets that garbage trucks can’t reach. Hey that rhymed! Nice. Anyway the pictures below were…
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Prepare to Welcome Your New Transforming Overlords

Prepare to Welcome Your New Transforming Overlords
Someday, people are going to learn not to mess with the dangerous technology. You’re not supposed to build an AI! Haven’t the movies taught you people anything? Apparently not, since some guy has gone and built…
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Robonova Biped Robot: More Entertaining Than Transformers 2

Robonova Biped Robot: More Entertaining Than Transformers 2
I apologize to anyone who has seen Revenge of the Fallen and liked it, but personally I think I got ripped off on that one. My sentiments – and then some – have been represented elsewhere,…
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Giant Tetsujin 28-Go 1:1 Scale Statue to be Installed in Kobe, Gundam Statue Prepares for Staring Match

Giant Tetsujin 28-Go 1:1 Scale Statue to be Installed in Kobe, Gundam Statue Prepares for Staring Match
The Gundam statue isn’t even formally exhibited yet and we already have news on another 1:1 scale giant robot statue that will be built in Japan! Widely acknowledged as the first giant robot ever to be…
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Mydeskfriend Penguin Robot Toy Wants You to be Alone So It Can Keep You Company

Mydeskfriend Penguin Robot Toy Wants You to be Alone So It Can Keep You Company
The quest to keep people indoors and separated from each other continues with the mydeskfriend robot toy penguin. The web-connected mydeskfriend will be able to connect to your Facebook account and read your messages and your…
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Micro Air Vehicles Being Developed by Us Air Force, Terrorists Ready Their Fly Swatters

Micro Air Vehicles Being Developed by Us Air Force, Terrorists Ready Their Fly Swatters
Tonight’s nightmare is brought to you by the US Air Force Research Laboratory and their Playstation 1 – era CG presentation of the Micro Air Vehicles project. Narrated by someone who sounds almost exactly the same…
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