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Category: Robots

This Robot Perfectly Skips Stones

This Robot Perfectly Skips Stones
At last, somebody built a robot that does something useful rather than just wait around to gain sentience and kill us. This guy is so cute he would never hurt anyone. I think. Ex-NASA engineer and inventor Mark Rober has built a robot that can skip the perfect rock.

Centauro Robot is Part C-3PO, Part Centaur

Centauro Robot is Part C-3PO, Part Centaur
While most visions of the future envision robots as looking like humans, they certainly don’t have to be. The funky looking robot you see her was designed to compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge. Centauro isn’t your typically humanoid design.
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Festo BionicFinWave Is a Creepy Robotic Fish

Festo BionicFinWave Is a Creepy Robotic Fish
Biomimicry is the art of making technology and robots that mimic attributes of real-life animals. Festo is all about biomimicry. Take a look at this eel-like robotic fish called BionicFinWave. It swims like a cuttlefish and is mighty creepy to behold.

Boston Dynamics Hopes to Produce 1,000 Robots a Year by 2019

Boston Dynamics Hopes to Produce 1,000 Robots a Year by 2019
If you want a robotic army to take over the world, you’ll need the ability to mass produce them. That’s why Boston Dynamics has announced it expects to be ramped up to build over 1,000 of its SpotMini robotic dogs per year by the end of 2019.

This LEGO Technic Farm Machines Rake Hay

This LEGO Technic Farm Machines Rake Hay
Who says farming has to be boring? The Brick Wall built this cool piece of LEGO Technic farm equipment, adding it to his already impressive collection of machines. He actually created two hay rakes. One is a modern-day farm implement, and one is inspired by the rakes of yesteryear.

This Sun-seeking Robot Flowerpot Will Keep Your Plant Alive

This Sun-seeking Robot Flowerpot Will Keep Your Plant Alive
The Vincross Hexa is a programmable six-legged robot that looks all creepy walking on its bug-like legs, but now it has found its purpose thanks to Vincross founder Sun Tianqi. Now, the robot’s one job in life is to make sure that a single plant always get the sunlight it needs.

This Tiny Robot Bug Swims and Walk Underwater

This Tiny Robot Bug Swims and Walk Underwater
Harvard University researchers have been working on a miniature robot called the Harvard Ambulatory Microbot (HAMR) for a while now. The insect-inspired, waterproo microbot recently received an upgrade, and now it can swim and walk underwater – on land, too.

Disney Working on Robot Stunt Doubles

Disney Working on Robot Stunt Doubles
Remember a month ago when Disney’s Stickman was the best robotic stuntman technology they had? Good times. Things are about to get way more human and way more creepy. Now the company is working on a series of truly acrobatic, humanoid stunt robots with their Stuntronics project.

Honda’s Adorable Asimo Robot Is Retiring

Honda’s Adorable Asimo Robot Is Retiring
I remember when Honda’s humanoid robot Asimo seemed to be everywhere. The public loved him. We saw him at trade shows, on television programs, at amusement parks and even in concert halls. He was the face of robots, making us fear the robot apocalypse just a bit less.

Chinese Spy Drones Camouflaged as Birds

Chinese Spy Drones Camouflaged as Birds
We’ve seen drones that mimic real bird flight, but the ones we’ve seen have been for strictly experimental purposes. However, China is taking flight with the idea and taking it seriously. This drone looks like a dove so naturally it is called “Dove”.

Flying DRAGON Robot Creeps into Your Nightmares on Ducted Wings

Flying DRAGON Robot Creeps into Your Nightmares on Ducted Wings
One of the things I am often glad of is that snakes can’t fly. I can’t think of anything worse than being chased by a flying snake set on biting me with its gross forked tongue and fangs.

GuardBot Is A Roly-Poly Surveillance System

GuardBot Is A Roly-Poly Surveillance System
Want to track down suspicious characters roaming your property? You need GuardBot, a robotic rolling ball surveillance system. Man, that sounds so awesome. “Robotic rolling ball surveillance system”. Because of its spherical shape, this robot can tackle any terrain – even sand, snow, and water.

AI Drone Can Detect Violence at Ground Level

AI Drone Can Detect Violence at Ground Level
Not long from now, when you kick someone in the balls, a drone will be there to deliver some swift justice, like maybe a poison dart to the neck or a taser shot. I’m so looking forward to the future.

HelloPika Pikachu Talking Robot Toy: Pika! Pika!

HelloPika Pikachu Talking Robot Toy: Pika! Pika!
Are you ready for the cutest Pikachu toy ever? The HelloPika Pikachu Talking Robot Toy is an interactive plaything that will melt your heart. It delivers an interactive, responsive experience for both kids and adults. It looks like Pikachu, and talks like Pikachu, and will respond to you.

Firefighting Robot Inspired by a Fire-breathing Dragon, but Breathes Water Instead

Firefighting Robot Inspired by a Fire-breathing Dragon, but Breathes Water Instead
Leave it to Japan to come up with a firefighting robot that looks like a dragon. This is actually a very clever idea. If you are building a robot to fight fires, you might as well use the water that you are fighting fires with to propel your robot and move it around.

Japanese Flying Robot Snake Puts out Fires

Japanese Flying Robot Snake Puts out Fires
A group of Japanese scientists have created a proof-of-concept robot that may just be the best Super Soaker in the world. But instead of some kind of lawn sprinkler toy for summer fun, this one is designed to help extinguish fires, and keep firefighter safe.
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