X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Robovie Mr2 Combines Robot and iPod Touch

by Range
Advertisement

It’s kind of fitting that there is now a robot that will combine robotics with the iPod Touch. If you think about it, it actually makes sense. People have their iPods with them almost everywhere, and it’s a perfect device to have as the heart of a robot since it can access WiFi networks and the Internet.

robot robovie japan desktop ipod

The just-unveiled Robovie mR2, robot comes courtesy of Japan’s Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute. The cute desktop ‘bot stands just about 1 foot tall and weighs 4.4 pounds.

robot robovie japan desktop ipod

The robot can be controlled via the iPod when it’s in the chest cavity or via WiFi or Bluetooth, and Robovie mR2 can find its way around using an array of built-in sensors and microphones. You can see it in action here.

Maybe it should have an iPhone in its belly instead of an iPod Touch, so it could make calls for you too.

[via Crunchgear]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Why Water Up Your Nose Hurts

Why Water Up Your Nose Hurts

17x17x17 Rubik’s Cube Disassembled

17x17x17 Rubik’s Cube Disassembled

Pow Surf 101

Pow Surf 101

Advertisement
2019 Hyundai Veloster Revealed: Is it Better in Every Way?

2019 Hyundai Veloster Revealed: Is it Better in Every Way?

Land Rover Defender Works V8 Celebrates 70 Years with 400 Horses

Land Rover Defender Works V8 Celebrates 70 Years with 400 Horses

Inside the Infiniti Q Inspiration: The Future Looks Fantastic

Inside the Infiniti Q Inspiration: The Future Looks Fantastic