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Category: Robots

Emily the Robot Lifeguard: Baywatch 2.0

Emily the Robot Lifeguard: Baywatch 2.0
A sonar-equipped remote-controlled buoy called EMILY (EMergency Integrated Lifesaving lanYard) might someday replace human lifeguards. For now, EMILYs are being used only in Zuma Beach in Malibu, California, but they’ll be watching over 25 more beaches…

More Great Retro Video Game Propaganda Posters

More Great Retro Video Game Propaganda Posters
Remember Steve Thomas’ video game art that looked like old propaganda posters? Now there are a couple of additional designs available in poster form over at ThinkGeek. They’ve got five different posters available including Tron, Donkey…
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Myon Humanoid Robot Looks Cute, but Only has One Eyeball

Myon Humanoid Robot Looks Cute, but Only has One Eyeball
It looks like another company is working on a cute humanoid robot. This time, the ‘bot comes from Germany, and he’s some kind of walking cyclops. The Myon robot is about 50 inches tall and weighs…

Gundam Statue Rises Again (Almost)

Gundam Statue Rises Again (Almost)
I was pretty sad when they announced plans to take down the 60-foot Gundam statue that was erected last year in Tokyo. Luckily, Bandai recently announced that they were going to put it up again in…

Bio-Refrigerator Concept Uses Zero Energy, Cools Items With Robot-Filled Goo. No, Seriously!

Bio-Refrigerator Concept Uses Zero Energy, Cools Items With Robot-Filled Goo. No, Seriously!
One of the 25 semi-finalists at this year’s Electrolux Design Lab competition is this radical re-imagining of the refrigerator, which if you think of it hasn’t really changed that much in recent years. We have refrigerators…

Hitachi Emiew2 Robot: Ready to Assimilate You With Cuteness

Hitachi Emiew2 Robot: Ready to Assimilate You With Cuteness
Hitachi just unveiled an updated version of its humanoid robot, the EMIEW2. This interesting acronym stands for Excellent Mobility and Interactive Existence as Workmate2, which probably sounds way better in Japanese.…

Dance, Robots, Dance!

Dance, Robots, Dance!
I don’t quite know why, but I rather enjoy watching robots dance. Maybe it’s because they’re supposed to be designed to do more serious things like assembling cars, detonating bombs, or performing surgery. However, there’s nothing…

Robots Start Playing Pool and Hustling Humans

Robots Start Playing Pool and Hustling Humans
I used to love playing pool when I was younger. I still do from time-to-time, but not like I did before. Well, if you thought that you were the best at pool, you’d better move along…

Robotic LEGO Hand Controller Mimics Wearer’S Moves Remotely

Robotic LEGO Hand Controller Mimics Wearer’S Moves Remotely
David Hyman created this strange robotic hand that can be controlled via a wrist-mounted exoskeleton system. Because they’re as versatile as hot glue and duct tape, the whole thing is made out of LEGO parts.. The…

100,000 LEGO Robotic Monster Chess: Can Chess Get Any More Complicated?

100,000 LEGO Robotic Monster Chess: Can Chess Get Any More Complicated?
Playing chess is fun, but I’ve never seen a chess board like this! It uses about 100,000 LEGO bricks and the chess board is about 12 feet to each side! Oh yeah, each chess piece is…

Walking iPad and iPhone Robots Are Completely Ridiculous, but We Love Them Anyhow

Walking iPad and iPhone Robots Are Completely Ridiculous, but We Love Them Anyhow
Not only do these iPad and iPhone have googley eyes, they have legs! Built by Terasaki-san, the iPad Walking Robot and iPhone Walking Robot are so cute we wanna puke. Check ’em out in all their…

Luminar Robotic Lamp Packs a Projector in Its Light Socket

Luminar Robotic Lamp Packs a Projector in Its Light Socket
The way things are shaping up these days, it seems robots will soon be everywhere. My guess is that it won’t take long before they just decide to take over and we’ll be living in a…

LEGO Mindstorms Walking Robot Legs: What’S Next, a LEGO Terminator?

LEGO Mindstorms Walking Robot Legs: What’S Next, a LEGO Terminator?
I’m always amazed at what some people can do with LEGO building blocks. This is definitely impressive. It’s a LEGO Mindstorms robot that can walk like a human. The robot is called Pinocchio and the aim…

Belvedere the Bulterbot: Indentured Robotic Servitude

Belvedere the Bulterbot: Indentured Robotic Servitude
Couldn’t you use a robotic butler? I know that I sure could. This goofy home-made Butlerbot was created for the 1st birthday of its creator’s son, Ethan. That all sounds like the setup for some sort…

Quadrotor Drone Would be a Great Circus Performer. or Relentless Hunter.

Quadrotor Drone Would be a Great Circus Performer. or Relentless Hunter.
The University of Pennsylvania’s autonomous quadrotor helicopter reminds me of a dog. It’s just waiting to be unleashed, to do tricks, to zip from one place to another. It can do backflips, even triple backflips, pass…
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