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Tag: Robot

Man Builds Robot That Looks Like Scarlett Johansson: RoboScarJo

Man Builds Robot That Looks Like Scarlett Johansson: RoboScarJo
The wonders of modern technology. These days if you are lonely, you can build yourself a robot bride. You probably shouldn’t, but you can if you want to. And if you do, why not build one that looks like your favorite movie star Scarlett Johansson?

Robot Plays Settlers of Catan

Robot Plays Settlers of Catan
One thing that really stinks about playing games like Settlers of Catan is that if you or your friend accidentally bumps the board, all of the roads and cities go flying everywhere. Robots don’t have that problem.

Hilton Gets IBM Watson-powered Robot Concierge

Hilton Gets IBM Watson-powered Robot Concierge
Hilton Worldwide and IBM have teamed up to put a robot concierge into the Hilton McLean hotel in Virginia. The little ‘bot is called Connie and is the first Watson-enabled robot concierge in the world. Connie gets its knowledge from IBM’s powerful Watson computer and WayBlazer to help tourists and guests.

ATLAS Robot Gets Foul Mouthed

ATLAS Robot Gets Foul Mouthed
We’ve seen what Boston Dynamics ATLAS robot can do. It’s an impressive piece of engineering. Surely a milestone on the journey to humanity’s ultimate destruction. But what would ATLAS say if we could hear his thoughts?

Tomatan Is a Wearable Robot That Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run

Tomatan Is a Wearable Robot That Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run
Tomatoes. You are crazy about them. And you need to run. In your head, the Chariots of Fire theme is playing, alternating with Eye of the Tiger. On your shoulders sits a robot. A robot that feeds you tomatoes.

Dog Meets Boston Dynamics Robot in a Parking Lot: Spot vs. Spot

Dog Meets Boston Dynamics Robot in a Parking Lot: Spot vs. Spot
When Steve Jurvetson took “Spot”, the four-legged Boston Dynamics robot out for a walk, the robot encountered a little dog who was perplexed by the mechanized beast, but stood it’s ground, barking at the robot and challenging it.

Third Robot Arm for Drummers: Drum Schtick

Third Robot Arm for Drummers: Drum Schtick
We’ve seen a four-armed robot drummer that’s good enough for a casual gig, but only because the drum patterns are programmed into it. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology came up with a compromise by augmenting a human drummer with a third robot arm.

Golf Robot Makes Hole-In-One

Golf Robot Makes Hole-In-One
Not satisfied with taking all of our other jobs, robots now want to put pro golfers out of business. Watch this derpy robot’s face as the crowd cheers. I can’t tell if it’s satisfied or just a bit touched in its robot head.

Otto the Robot Draws on Walls

Otto the Robot Draws on Walls
Jurg Lehni has created a wall-mounted robotic drawing tool named Otto. This robot can draw and color vector shapes that have been entered into a computer. Otto is just a fun robot that people can admire in action as it draws on the wall.

Robot-staffed Smartphone Store Coming to Japan

Robot-staffed Smartphone Store Coming to Japan
Softbank is about to open a smartphone store in Japan that’s fully staffed with its Pepper robots. These humanoid robots will take care of customers and assist them just like their human equivalents. The Pepper robots will be able to sign up contracts and create data plans.

MB&F Sherman Desk Clock: RoboClock

MB&F Sherman Desk Clock: RoboClock
The robot-shaped MB&F Sherman clock is adorable and bound to make you smile. Apparently it was inspired by the M4 Sherman tank. See those working Caterpillar tracks? The clock face is simple with a traditional two-hand face – nothing overly complicated here.

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Cleans House

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Cleans House
In this new video, we see Boston Dynamics’ imposing, but capable Atlas Robot doing a bit of house cleaning. It’s about time robots did something useful, instead of just learning new ways to kill us. Or at least after they do us in, they will be able to clean up and hide the evidence.

Robot Drinky is Your Robotic Drinking Buddy

Robot Drinky is Your Robotic Drinking Buddy
A South Korean inventor has created a robot and turned it into an alcoholic. Essentially, he has made the very first Bender prototype. The little robot’s sole purpose in life is to drink alcohol with you.

Singapore Creates Lifelike Receptionist Android

Singapore Creates Lifelike Receptionist Android
It’s getting harder and harder to pick an android out of the crowd. Look at the image here. That’s a pretty lifelike android. It’s name is Nadine and it is the creation of Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, which specializes in robotics and their social interactions with humans.

Disney’s VertiGo Robot Can Climb Walls

Disney’s VertiGo Robot Can Climb Walls
Disney made a robot and it is not named BB-8. Check out this video demonstration of the VertiGO wall-climbing robot car. It was designed by Disney Research and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.

This Robot Wants to Crawl up Your Colon

This Robot Wants to Crawl up Your Colon
Robots will be the end of us all. The sooner we accept that, the sooner we can begin figuring out the best ways to ingratiate ourselves to our new overlords. However, getting to our eventual robot death is going to be a long hard road, with a lot of pain.