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Category: Robots

hitchBOT Tweets Adventures as it Hitches Rides across Canada

hitchBOT Tweets Adventures as it Hitches Rides across Canada
If you built a robot that was complex enough to be able to talk with people and then left it on the side of the road, you might expect to never see the robot again. A…
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1,024 Robots Form Shapes: Art of the Swarm

1,024 Robots Form Shapes: Art of the Swarm
We’ve seen dozens of small robots create structures and light shows. Harvard University’s Self-organizing Systems Research Group recently upped the ante with a swarm made of 1,024 robots called Kilobots. According to New Scientist, which shared…
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Savioke “Botlr” Robot Butler Goes into Service at California Hotel

Savioke “Botlr” Robot Butler Goes into Service at California Hotel
Going on a trip can be expensive not only because you need money for travel and food, but because so many people expect tips. A hotel in California is rolling out a new robot butler that…
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This Creepy Scarecrow Robot Can Tase You

This Creepy Scarecrow Robot Can Tase You
This is one of the wackiest and most terrifying robots that I have seen in ages. It is a robotic scarecrow built by a Turkish farmer. The idea is that it will keep bears from destroying…
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LEGO Robotic Hand & Arm: Mindstormsminator

LEGO Robotic Hand & Arm: Mindstormsminator
LEGO enthusiast Diavo Voltaggio won the Best Mindstorms award at this year’s BrickFair Virginia for his sweet robotic hand and arm. Powered by the Mindstorms EV3, it has four buttons – one for each finger –…
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Robots Let You Visit Art Museum without a Crowd

Robots Let You Visit Art Museum without a Crowd
Let’s say you love to go to museums and galleries and look at all of the art, but you hate the crowds and the noise. As usual, robots are the solution. Yes, one gallery now allows…
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Star Wars Stormtrooper Robot Mini Statuette: Robo Fett

Star Wars Stormtrooper Robot Mini Statuette: Robo Fett
Aren’t you a little big for a stormtrooper? This one certainly isn’t your run-of-the-mill Empire cannon fodder. Made by Hidden Fortress, the 6″ tall Storm King Machine Mini Edition sees the foot soldier transformed into a …
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Robot Folds Itself into a Usable Form and Walks Away

Robot Folds Itself into a Usable Form and Walks Away
A group of researchers working together from Harvard and MIT have created a cool folding robot that can transform itself from a flat sheet to a functioning robot and walk away without human intervention. Inspired by…
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Samsung’s Robot Vacuum Cleaner Can Follow Laser Pointers: Watch out, Cats

Samsung’s Robot Vacuum Cleaner Can Follow Laser Pointers: Watch out, Cats
Because a robot vacuum cleaner isn’t unique enough nowadays, Samsung equipped its upcoming VR9000H with a few tricks to make it stand out. The most interesting of which is a feature called Point Cleaning, which will…
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This LEGO Castle Turns into a Walking Robot

This LEGO Castle Turns into a Walking Robot
Most castles, LEGO or otherwise, stay put. During a siege you can rain arrows and hot oil down on your enemy, shoot from catapults and use murder holes to get rid of the closest foot soldiers,…
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3D Printed Walking Robot: Johnny 5 Walker

3D Printed Walking Robot: Johnny 5 Walker
A 17-year old maker named Alexander Maund designed and 3D printed a robot that just keeps on walkin’. But instead of anthropomorphic legs, Alexander’s robot has four short legs and looks more like a small bench.…
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Extra Robot Fingers Could One Day Help the Disabled, Elderly & StarCraft Pros

Extra Robot Fingers Could One Day Help the Disabled, Elderly & StarCraft Pros
Last month we saw MIT’s prototypes for wearable robot arms. Two mechanical engineers from the same university recently presented a similar robot, but on a smaller scale. Made by mechanical engineering professor Harry Asada and his…
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LEGO Industrial Robot Replica: Inspirational Revolution

LEGO Industrial Robot Replica: Inspirational Revolution
ABB Robotics is one of the leading industrial robot suppliers in the world. The company is concerned that the current workforce don’t have the necessary skills needed for the “robotics and tech heavy world of the…
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Jibo Family Robot: Him

Jibo Family Robot: Him
Virtual personal assistants are nothing new, from Google Now to Siri and even the navigation system on our cars. A new company called Jibo set out to make its personal assistant even more useful and user-friendly…
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LEGO Tower Building Robot Will Earn the Wrath of The Man Upstairs

LEGO Tower Building Robot Will Earn the Wrath of The Man Upstairs
YouTuber Hknssn loves to create whimsical industrial robots using LEGO Mindstorms, like the paper airplane maker that we saw last year. His latest creation is a robot that makes towers by stacking prebuilt modules. This will…
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Star Wars Rebels Chopper Astro Droid Replica: Art–who?

Star Wars Rebels Chopper Astro Droid Replica: Art–who?
We usually see cosplays and replicas of fictional characters after they’ve become popular. But this astromech droid has been brought to life even if his show hasn’t aired yet. C1-10P aka Chopper is one of the…
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