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Category: Robots

Walking Robot Has Drone Scout: Banjo-Kazooiebot

Walking Robot Has Drone Scout: Banjo-Kazooiebot
A couple of weeks ago we checked out ETH Zurich Autonomous Systems Lab’s walking robot that had a drone launching pad. That combos nicely with one of the Lab’s latest projects: a similar pair working together…

Sharp RoBoHoN is a Walking, Talking Robot Phone

Sharp RoBoHoN is a Walking, Talking Robot Phone
I’ve seen some strange gadgets out of Japan over the years, and the latest oddity is the Sharp RoBoHoN. It’s a robot that has a phone built in. It has the ability to make calls and…
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Best Buy Has a Robot Salesperson

Best Buy Has a Robot Salesperson
Here’s another job that robots have taken – Best Buy employee. That’s right, Best Buy is experimenting with full automation, at least when it comes to selling old media like CDs and DVDs. This New York…

Robo Wunderkind Modular Robot Kit: Snaptron

Robo Wunderkind Modular Robot Kit: Snaptron
Robo Wunderkind aims to do for robots what littleBits and other newbie-friendly electronic kits are doing for gadgets. Made by Robo Technologies Inc., the robot kit is made of modules that snap together with the help…

Hulkbuster Costume is Ready to Take on a Hulk Cosplayer

Hulkbuster Costume is Ready to Take on a Hulk Cosplayer
Veteran costume maker Thomas DePetrillo aka Extreme Costumes recently showed off his take on Iron Man’s Hulkbuster suit. The costume is 9’6″ tall and 6’6″ wide and has LED lights and eye lasers. Tom said it…

CableRobot Motion Simulator: Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Treadmills

CableRobot Motion Simulator: Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Treadmills
In the future, your home theater might need to be outside of your actual home. A collaboration between research group Fraunhofer and the Max Planck Institute’s Biological Cybernetics group has led to the creation of a…

Robotic Dog Launches a Drone from Its Back

Robotic Dog Launches a Drone from Its Back
Well this is terrifying. Every time I think that the mad scientists have given up and gone home I find another monstrosity that they have unleashed upon the world. In this case we have a robot…

Autonomous Quadcopters Build Rope Bridge: Temple of Drones

Autonomous Quadcopters Build Rope Bridge: Temple of Drones
Someday explorers and rescuers could carry quadcopters not just to survey but to build bridges literally on the fly. Researchers at ETH Zurich were able to successfully demonstrate a system of autonomous quadcopters that can create…

Dobot High Precision Desktop Robot Arm: There is no Trybot

Dobot High Precision Desktop Robot Arm: There is no Trybot
Last year we featured the uArm, a desktop robot arm inspired by ABB industrial robots. It’s affordable and responsive, but it’s mostly a pick and place robot. The Dobot on the other hand appears to be…

Hockey Player vs. Drone

Hockey Player vs. Drone
Some people love drones, others hate them. It’s just the way it is. There are safety and privacy issues on one hand and on the other drones are fun to operate, and shoot awesome aerial videos.…

DARPA Wants Robots to Build Satellites in Orbit

DARPA Wants Robots to Build Satellites in Orbit
Today when we build satellites, construction has to be done on Earth, the satellite is placed in a rocket, shot into orbit, and then goes through automated deployment all while we hope things work just fine.…

DARPA’s Mind Controlled Prosthetic Arm Can Now Feel

DARPA’s Mind Controlled Prosthetic Arm Can Now Feel
DARPA has an awesome program underway to develop the next generation in prosthetics. These technologies will help soldiers and others who have lost a limb to get back to their lives with as much normality as…

Life-size Wood & Cardboard T-800: Termite Hater

Life-size Wood & Cardboard T-800: Termite Hater
We’ve seen a full T-800 skeleton made out of LEGO. YouTuber Kaled Souky aka jaled79 proves that you can also make a decent Terminator animatronic out of balsa wood and cardboard too. This isn’t just any…

MakerTron Robot 3D Model Design Contest

MakerTron Robot 3D Model Design Contest
Attention 3D modelers! The 3D marketplace Pinshape and 3D design resource center Mold3D have launched a robot design contest. Create one or more 3D printable parts for their MakerTron robot and you could win a 3D…

This Remote Control Walking AT-AT Is the Ultimate Pet

This Remote Control Walking AT-AT Is the Ultimate Pet
Let’s face it, if you had your choice between a dog or a cat or an AT-AT, you would choose an AT-AT for a pet. You have to walk dogs and the cat needs its kitty…

Deal: Save 46% on the Makeblock Arduino Starter Robot Kit

Deal: Save 46% on the Makeblock Arduino Starter Robot Kit
Have you ever wanted to build your own robot, but didn’t think you had the technical prowess to pull it off? This bargain-priced robot kit will get you started, and is perfect for beginners. The Makeblock…
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