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Category: Robots

will.i.am Wants Us to Build More Robots

will.i.am Wants Us to Build More Robots
Last night, ABC aired a new special called “i.am.FIRST: Science is Rock and Roll.” The show explored the 20th annual FIRST Robotics Championship, which is a competition for K-12 students, allowing them to show off their…

BakeBot Makes a Giant Cookie from Scratch

BakeBot Makes a Giant Cookie from Scratch
Ready for the creepiest three minute cooking show ever? No, I’m not talking about Rachael Ray and Alton Brown getting freaky with cake mix and Jell-O. I’m talking about BakeBot. It’s Willow Garage’s PR2 robot in…
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Willow Garage PR2 SE Revealed: One-Armed Robot Costs $285K

Willow Garage PR2 SE Revealed: One-Armed Robot Costs $285K
We have seen the Willow Garage PR2 robot a few times now and each time the ‘bot is doing some pretty cool stuff. This is a  serious robot that is much more than some cool toy.…

Army to Deploy Automated ATVs to Carry Packs and More in the Field

Army to Deploy Automated ATVs to Carry Packs and More in the Field
The closest I have ever come to being in the military would be playing high school football and having to endure the not at all fun two-times-a-day practice in the weeks leading up to the start…

Turtle Shell Robot Races Bring Mario Kart One Step Closer to Reality

Turtle Shell Robot Races Bring Mario Kart One Step Closer to Reality
When driving down the road, you never stop to think that a Koopa shell could slam into you and knock you off course, but it might be time to start worrying about this possibility. Why? Because…

Vinyl Android Action Figures from Thinkgeek

Vinyl Android Action Figures from Thinkgeek
Humans have always had a fascination with androids, whether it be Data from Star Trek, Andrew Martin from the movie Bicentennial Man, or our favorite Operating System mascot, Google’s Android Robot. And like all of those…

Qbo Robot as Gesture Controlled Music Player

Qbo Robot as Gesture Controlled Music Player
Robots are awesome, and one of the more hackable of them out there is the Qbo, that can be programmed to do all sorts of things. The latest programming hack for the little bot turns the…

Paro the Robot Seal Helps Elderly Recover from Nuclear Disaster

Paro the Robot Seal Helps Elderly Recover from Nuclear Disaster
I’ve heard of animals, especially dogs, being used in zootherapy, but this is the first time that I’ve seen a robot being used in the same manner (robotherapy?). The therapeutic robot Paro was used in a…

Incubot Shiroi USB Drives: Buy a Robot, Save Japan

Incubot Shiroi USB Drives: Buy a Robot, Save Japan
The mainstream news outlets may have moved on to cover more current issues, but the damage done by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan will take years and millions of dollars to repair. If you want…

FoxConn to Replace Workers with 1 Million Robots?

FoxConn to Replace Workers with 1 Million Robots?
Despite the fact that having gadgets made in China already is one of the most economical ways to produce technology at scale, the nation is constantly thinking of new ways to make it even cheaper and…

Motorized LEGO R2-D2: This One Has a Good Motivator Unit

Motorized LEGO R2-D2: This One Has a Good Motivator Unit
Frequent readers of Technabob know that we love LEGO and we love Star Wars, so when the two universes collide, magic often happens. While this LEGO R2-D2 might not be as big as this version, it…

5-Axis Milling Machine Carves Helmet from Block of Solid Aluminum

5-Axis Milling Machine Carves Helmet from Block of Solid Aluminum
I’ll start out by saying that this video has been floating around for a couple of years now, but it’s the first time I’ve seen it and thought it would be worth sharing for those of…

Wall-E Toy Hacked into a Real Robot

Wall-E Toy Hacked into a Real Robot
I thing one of the better kids movies that have come out in a while was WALL-E. My kids loved that movie and last Christmas my daughter wanted one of those little WALL-E robot toys, but…

Digger D-3 Robo Tank Exterminates Landmines

Digger D-3 Robo Tank Exterminates Landmines
While this isn’t something new, since the British developed these types of tanks in WWII, the robotic Digger D-3 is a modern-day take on the mine-sweeping tank. The D-3 is remote-controlled and will crawl around a…

Robot Jet Ski Patrols Harbors Looking for Baddies

Robot Jet Ski Patrols Harbors Looking for Baddies
Sometimes it seems like the military wants to shed all the people from many aspects of its operations. We will always need eyes on the ground, but many tasks are now being handed over to robots…

Star Wars Cubism: Obi-Wan Picasso

Star Wars Cubism: Obi-Wan Picasso
Star Wars art is pretty hot right now (when has it not been?) and artist Tommervik has created some awesome Star Wars-inspired paintings, done in the Cubist style brought to the forefront by Pablo Picasso.…
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