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Tag: Robot

Pleurobot Acts Just Like a Real Salamander

Pleurobot Acts Just Like a Real Salamander
One of the latest amazing robots to come out of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) is based on a Salamander. It can mimic the way a salamander moves, on land or in…

SpotMini Is a Robot Dog That Does Chores for You

SpotMini Is a Robot Dog That Does Chores for You
Boston Dynamics, known for their ATLAS, BigDog and AlphaDog robots, has just revealed a smaller dog-like creation called SpotMini. It’s a robotic dog for around the house. It will even do the dishes. This robot weighs…
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This Robot Dinosaur “Watcher” Cosplay Is Beautiful and Terrifying

This Robot Dinosaur “Watcher” Cosplay Is Beautiful and Terrifying
The annual E3 trade show in Los Angeles is always full of surprises. It is one of the biggest events of the year for the games industry. It’s a great way to check out upcoming titles…

You Can’t Unsee This Dancing Robot with Cardboard Head

You Can’t Unsee This Dancing Robot with Cardboard Head
What the hell is this? I have no idea. Why does this exist. I also have no idea. I do know that once you see it, you can’t unsee it. You will likely either find it…

This Badminton-playing Robot Is No Joke

This Badminton-playing Robot Is No Joke
Students and professors at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China have built a robot that can not only quickly cover an entire badminton court, but it can also return almost any shot. This…

Robot Escapes Testing Grounds, Causes Disturbance in Russia

Robot Escapes Testing Grounds, Causes Disturbance in Russia
Great, now robots are free to roam the world. We can’t even contain them anymore. Apparently, a Russian robot escaped from a testing area in Perm, a city not far from the Urals, and made it…

Jackrabbot: A Social Robot for Crowded Spaces

Jackrabbot: A Social Robot for Crowded Spaces
One thing that robots have trouble with is walking through crowds. It comes very naturally to humans, but robots, not so much. Well, a team from Stanford University is working on making robots that can move…

Robobee: The Future of Bee Stings

Robobee: The Future of Bee Stings
If you have ever wondered what the bee of the future would look like, here it is. Researchers at Harvard and MIT have spent the last seven years perfecting this robotic bee. For better honey? No.…

This Robot Roach Can Jump Five Feet High

This Robot Roach Can Jump Five Feet High
Warning. Read any further, and your fear of cockroaches will be kicked up several notches. That’s because a collaboration between South Korea’s Seoul National University and UC Berkeley has created it’s latest unholy robot. Yes, mankind…

Asus Announces Zenbo: A Cute, $600 Home Robot

Asus Announces Zenbo: A Cute, $600 Home Robot
Asus announced a bunch of new products at the Computex 2016 technology expo in Taiwan, but probably the oddest and coolest thing is probably their new cute house robot called Zenbo. Zenbo is a household assistant…

Pepper the Robot to Work at Pizza Hut

Pepper the Robot to Work at Pizza Hut
SoftBank’s Pepper robot is growing up. After working at smartphone stores, it’s ready for a new career in the fast food industry. Pizza Hut Asia is partnering with MasterCard on a trial run that will use…

A Robot That Pats Your Dog and Gives Treats

A Robot That Pats Your Dog and Gives Treats
Patting your dog is fun, but if you have a needy dog, it can become a chore. If only there was a robot that would pat our dogs for us. Fortunately, there is! Engineer James Cochrane…

3D Printable Hydraulic Robots: Print, Pump, Play

3D Printable Hydraulic Robots: Print, Pump, Play
One of the dream – or nightmare – scenarios involving robots are ones that would automatically replicate or create other bots. One of the biggest hurdles for such a system is putting a robots’ parts together. …

Trainerbot Ping Pong Robot: Eiichiro Maruobot

Trainerbot Ping Pong Robot: Eiichiro Maruobot
If you can’t afford a table tennis coach but a wall isn’t good enough for you, check out the Trainerbot. It’s a smart ping pong ball launcher that will give you the exact shot you want…

Robot Hand Learns to Twirl Objects

Robot Hand Learns to Twirl Objects
Robots can do all kinds of cool stuff, but hand control could still use improvement. For the most part, roboticists have not been able to give their creations the same kind of finger dexterity as humans.…

MARLO Robot is Learning to Walk on Uneven Terrain

MARLO Robot is Learning to Walk on Uneven Terrain
It doesn’t matter if you fear a Terminator style robot executioner or an insane “I’ll wear your skull” type of Saturn 3 Hector robot overlord, right now we are safe because robots can’t walk worth a…
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