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Tag: Robot

LEGO Robot Motion Controlled with LEGO Exosuit: LEGO Build Fighters Try

LEGO Robot Motion Controlled with LEGO Exosuit: LEGO Build Fighters Try
A few years ago we checked out a motion-controlled robot. LEGO designer Daniele Benedettelli also came up with a motion control setup for his Cyclops robot, but instead of using a motion sensor he made a…
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Yaskawa Motoman Industrial Robot Cooks an Egg Sandwich

Yaskawa Motoman Industrial Robot Cooks an Egg Sandwich
This is what I’m talking about. Robots who cook for humans, not robots who cook humans. Check out this video of a Yaskawa Motoman SDA10 Dual Arm Robot with Robotiq Universal Grippers as it gathers all…
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DIY Low Budget BB-8 Puppet: CHPSK-8

DIY Low Budget BB-8 Puppet: CHPSK-8
We’ve seen how you can make a robot replica and a 3D printed figure of Star Wars‘ new droid BB-8. Here’s Caleb Kraft’s low budget version: a BB-8 hand puppet. Caleb made the puppet using a…
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Japan Responds to Robot Battle Challenge: It’s on!

Japan Responds to Robot Battle Challenge: It’s on!
A robot battle challenge was made last week by MegaBots, Inc. and now Suidobashi Heavy Industry in Japan has responded. It seems that the company likes the idea of pitting their giant robots against each other…
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Robot Tries to Feed a Dog Pop-Tart, Does Not Go as Planned

Robot Tries to Feed a Dog Pop-Tart, Does Not Go as Planned
Watch as this presumably drunk $8,000 humanoid NAO robot tries to feed a dog a Pop-Tart. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned. The owner hands him the toaster pastry, and the robot is all impressed saying,…
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Lost in Space B9 Electronic Robot Cries “Danger!”

Lost in Space B9 Electronic Robot Cries “Danger!”
I used to watch a lot of old TV show reruns in the summers growing up. Back then we had four channels on TV and one of them was reruns of old shows like Happy Days,…
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Kickstart a Fictional Robot Repair Shop in Pittsburgh Airport

Kickstart a Fictional Robot Repair Shop in Pittsburgh Airport
The Fraley’s Robot Repair Shop was a public storefront art installation, created by artist Toby Atticus Fraley. It was located in the Pittsburgh Cultural District from November 2011 to May 2013. It featured a scene that…
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Wooden Greeting Cards: Cardbots Go!

Wooden Greeting Cards: Cardbots Go!
If you ask me, greeting cards are not fun to give or receive. The only time any of us really like to get them is when they have money in them. Greeting cards are also expensive…
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Toshiba’s Aiko Chihira Humanoid Robot Gets a Retail Job

Toshiba’s Aiko Chihira Humanoid Robot Gets a Retail Job
If you happen to be shopping in Japan anytime soon, prepare yourself. You may run into the stuff of nightmares. Toshiba has just installed Aiko Chihira, a humanoid greeter robot, at Tokyo’s Mitsukoshi department store. They…
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mDrawBot 4-in-1 Drawing Robot : Deviant Artist

mDrawBot 4-in-1 Drawing Robot : Deviant Artist
If you love Evil Mad Scientist’s Eggbot, check out Makeblock’s mDrawBot. It’s a modular kit that you can assemble into one of four different forms, each suited to drawing on a particular surface. mEggbot draws on…
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Plen2 Robot Has Open Source Software and 3D Printed Parts: Options Aplen2

Plen2 Robot Has Open Source Software and 3D Printed Parts: Options Aplen2
Japanese company Plen Project recently unveiled the next version of its Plen hobby robot. Plen2 is not only more affordable than its predecessor, it’s open source too. Plen Project will even release the 3D files for…
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Melchior Mechanical Timekeeping Robot: Roboclock

Melchior Mechanical Timekeeping Robot: Roboclock
I’m certainly not a timepiece connoisseur; I like my Pebble smartwatch and that’s enough for me. I have seen some of those high-end mechanical watches though, and I very much like the idea of a watch…
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Bubo Robot Owl Replica from Clash of the Titans

Bubo Robot Owl Replica from Clash of the Titans
As a kid, one of the best parts of the Clash of the Titans for me was the robot owl named Bubo. I wanted a toy of this guy so much, but sadly no one ever…
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Violin-playing Robot: RO-BOW

Violin-playing Robot: RO-BOW
Since retiring in 2002, mechanical engineer and bioengineer Seth Goldstein has spent a lot of his free time making kinetic sculptures. You may have heard of him before as the creator of the Why Knot?, a…
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Boston Dynamics Spot Robot Dog: The Robotdogpocalypse is Coming!

Boston Dynamics Spot Robot Dog: The Robotdogpocalypse is Coming!
We all know Boston Dynamics BigDog, a quadrupedal robot designed to navigate rough terrain. Now BigDog has a little dog sibling called Spot. Spot weighs only 160 lbs, has four hydraulic legs, a sensor head, and…
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Robot Vacuum Attacks Sleeping Owner’s Head

Robot Vacuum Attacks Sleeping Owner’s Head
Robot attacks are on the rise and as technology continues forward, these incidents are only going to get worse. The latest victim is a woman in South Korea who recently called the fire department when her…
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