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Tag: Arm

Titan Arm Assistive Exoskeleton Wins James Dyson Award

Titan Arm Assistive Exoskeleton Wins James Dyson Award
Exoskeletons are definitely the way to go to boost and assist people’s natural strength. There have been numerous exoskeleton prototypes created, but most of them cost an arm and a leg to make. That’s not the case of the Titan Arm, winner of the 2013 James Dyson Award.

Comfort Cast Makes Broken Arms Look Almost Desireable

Comfort Cast Makes Broken Arms Look Almost Desireable
Whenever you have a broken limb, life can get quite difficult. There aren’t plenty of ways that you can make it better, however, sticking a screen on it and completely modernizing is something I hadn’t thought about before now.
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TARDIS Cast: Broken on the Inside

TARDIS Cast: Broken on the Inside
This Doctor Who cast is great. No, not the cast of the show. The cast you see here. I’m actually surprised we haven’t seen something like this before, since the Doctor runs around so much. You would think he would have broken some body part long ago.

Terminator Tattoos: I Need Your Clothes, Your Boots, Your Motorcycle and Your Ink

Terminator Tattoos: I Need Your Clothes, Your Boots, Your Motorcycle and Your Ink
Maybe it’s because I don’t want to see what they’ll look like when I’m old and shriveled up, or maybe it’s just because I have a low threshold for pain that I’ve never had the desire to get a tattoo.

BeBionic3 Prosthetic Gives You a Hand That Luke Skywalker Would Want

BeBionic3 Prosthetic Gives You a Hand That Luke Skywalker Would Want
Prosthetic limbs are getting more and more advanced. Between Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorius, also known as “the fastest man on no legs”, and mind-controlled mechanical legs, it’s only a matter of time before full cybernetic replacement body parts are available.

Robot Plays Ping Pong, Learns, Wipes the Floor with You

Robot Plays Ping Pong, Learns, Wipes the Floor with You
This isn’t the only robot that can kick your butt at ping pong. But unlike other ping pong playing ‘botsot, this one wasn’t programmed with its abilities. It has learned through experience. Robotics experts at the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany created this robot arm that learns to adapt its game as it plays.

Doctor Builds Own Tricorders, You Can Too

Doctor Builds Own Tricorders, You Can Too
Everyone who has ever watched an episode of Star Trek or one of the Trek films has probably thought it would be cool to have a tricorder. Even consumer electronics maker Qualcomm wants to bring tricorders to reality.

Robot Artist Draws Caricatures in Three Minutes

Robot Artist Draws Caricatures in Three Minutes
Not content to just take our medical and factory jobs, robots are now eying the art field, with an emphasis on creating caricatures. After robots one day hit the street and earn money by drawing people, caricature will become a lost art to humans.

Own Your Own WORKING Terminator Arm

Own Your Own WORKING Terminator Arm
We were just saying how you might be able to output your own robotic limbs using 3D printing, but if that’s too advanced for you, why not buy yourself an already fully-functional Terminator arm instead.

DLR Hand Arm System: The Dawn of the Terminator?

DLR Hand Arm System: The Dawn of the Terminator?
Some German researchers over at DLR have come up with an advanced robotic arm that’s actually really sturdy. Initially, the arm might look fragile, but that isn’t the case. Take a look at the video, in which a researcher takes a baseball bat against the robotic space arm.

Articulated Arm Tablet Holder: If iPad and Luxo, Jr. Had a Baby

Articulated Arm Tablet Holder: If iPad and Luxo, Jr. Had a Baby
You know, the funny thing about this image is that Steve Jobs really was the father of both of these items – there’s Luxo, Jr., the little articulating Anglepoise lamp from Pixar’s breakthrough short film, and an iPad, from, well, you know where.

x-Ar Exoskeleton Arm Gives Arms Super Strength

x-Ar Exoskeleton Arm Gives Arms Super Strength
Ever since I saw an exoskeleton in Aliens, I wondered why there weren’t any real ones around. Over the last decade, actual working exoskeletons have started to appear, albeit in a smaller fashion. This one is only for your arm to help you lift very heavy things.

Quik Pod for dSLR Lets You Take Self-Portraits

Quik Pod for dSLR Lets You Take Self-Portraits
If you have ever tried to take a picture of yourself or you and other people without using a timer by just holding the camera out from you in your hand you know that can be hard.

Iarm: Perfect to Hold All Those Gizmos on Your Arm

Iarm: Perfect to Hold All Those Gizmos on Your Arm
You’ve probably met people who have two cell phones, an iPad, a GPS and other ‘important’ gadgets that they keep glancing at while you’re talking to them. Now you can give them the prefect gift so that they can keep watching all of their gadgets at the same time, thanks to the iArm.

Pancake Flipping Robot is Flippin’ Sweet

Pancake Flipping Robot is Flippin’ Sweet
Now I’ll start out by saying that I really like pancakes. There’s nothing like a little carb-loading in the morning to get me going. Ok, the only place a tall stack of yummy pancakes, drenched with maple syrup and butter gets me going is straight to the couch.

Sariel’S LEGO Robot Hand was Built in a Weekend

Sariel’S LEGO Robot Hand was Built in a Weekend
Sariel has just created this amazing robotic hand, that he built using only LEGO Technics parts. It took him just a weekend to come up with his build, that he appropriately calls The Hand. I don’t know what it is with all the LEGOs this week, but there’s just some awesome stuff out there!
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