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Tag: Robot

Cubli Robot Cube Balances, Jumps and Walks: A Better Companion Cube

Cubli Robot Cube Balances, Jumps and Walks: A Better Companion Cube
We’ve seen robots that move about using wheels, two legs, four legs and even ones that slither like snakes. The Cubli can move despite being just a cube. Actually it does have wheels, but they’re inside its body.

NASA’s 6-foot-tall Valkyrie 1 Robot: Not Quite Human

NASA’s 6-foot-tall Valkyrie 1 Robot: Not Quite Human
The DARPA Robotics Challenge is all about encouraging the development of humanoid robots that can complete the same tasks we humans do, but in more dangerous conditions – a robot that can get the job done when we don’t want to.

Atlas Humanoid Robot Attempts to Walk on Rubble, Struggles

Atlas Humanoid Robot Attempts to Walk on Rubble, Struggles
Creating a humanoid robot that can walk over all kinds of junk, like a parent traversing a child’s LEGO explosion of a room, is no easy task. The idea is the same for both the parent and the robot.

Atoms Launches Bunsen and Pascal Robot Kits

Atoms Launches Bunsen and Pascal Robot Kits
If you hang around here much, you know we love our LEGO, and we also have an affinity for DIY robotics. A company called Atoms has announced its modular robotics building kits are now available to purchase.

Bero Bluetooth Controlled Robot Now Available

Bero Bluetooth Controlled Robot Now Available
Back in August of 2012, we talked about a cool little Bluetooth controlled robot known as Bero. Bero stands for Be The Robot and the little guy is pretty cool. The robot is open source and is designed to be controlled using a Bluetooth device such as the iPhone or Android smartphones.

Gimball Flying Drone Is Designed to Deftly Navigate Difficult Locations

Gimball Flying Drone Is Designed to Deftly Navigate Difficult Locations
An interesting flying robot has been created called Gimball that is specifically designed to be able to crash and recover quickly. The creators of the robot designed it to be used in situations that might be hazardous for humans.

Boston Dynamics WildCat Robot Runs Free: Cheetah Unchained

Boston Dynamics WildCat Robot Runs Free: Cheetah Unchained
Boston Dynamics’ Cheetah robot impressed people all over the world when it proved that it can outrun even the fastest of our species. But some of you may have been thinking, what’s to be afraid of?

BBZ150 Bluetooth Robot: Foosball 2.0

BBZ150 Bluetooth Robot: Foosball 2.0
One of those games I always saw in the arcade quite, but never quite understood was foosball. I get that it’s sort of like playing soccer on a table, but I always thought it was boring after just a few minutes of play.

Nissan Robot Car Acquires License: Skynet Is Just Around The Corner

Nissan Robot Car Acquires License: Skynet Is Just Around The Corner
Nissan seems keen to give Google a run for their money in the autonomous vehicle technology category, and the Japanese giant is working hard at creating functional robot vehicles for 2020 and beyond.

Borderlands Claptrap Pillow: Lay on Me Minion!

Borderlands Claptrap Pillow: Lay on Me Minion!
Borderlands is a fun game series, and I really don’t hate Claptrap. It’s just that this little robot is so annoying that I sometimes want to unload clip after clip of ammunition into his metal body, then burn it.

Robo-Boots Give a Powerful Boost to Your Every Step

Robo-Boots Give a Powerful Boost to Your Every Step
Aging is part of being human. Eventually, that spring in your step will be replaced by a slow (but hopefully steady) pace as you near your sixties. People who are in this stage of life and are frustrated at the limitations of old age will be happy to hear about the Ankle Walking Assist Device (abbreviated as AWAD).

51-Foot-Long Dragon Is the World’s Largest Walking Robot

51-Foot-Long Dragon Is the World’s Largest Walking Robot
The world’s largest walking robot is crazy. It’s a 51-foot-long fire-breathing dragon named Tradinno. Surprisingly, this is not a Japanese creation, but a German one. It was made for a play called Der Drachenstich by industrial robotics company Zollner Elektronik AG.

Life-size R/C Wall-E Replica: Want-1

Life-size R/C Wall-E Replica: Want-1
For YouTube’s Geek Week, Tested interviewed robotics enthusiast Mike McMaster about his remote-controlled and life-size Wall-E replica. McMaster is part of the Wall-E Builder’s Club, a group of hobbyists who started planning on building a replica of the lovable robot even before his movie came out.

Would You Let This Robot Draw Your Blood?

Would You Let This Robot Draw Your Blood?
Robots are everywhere. From making noodles in the background to serving diners and waiting tables, they’re no strangers to the restaurant scene. And now they might be making their way into hospitals.

Tick Rover Robot Kills Ticks Dead

Tick Rover Robot Kills Ticks Dead
Ticks are nasty. Actually, I think all bugs are nasty – but ticks are extra disgusting since they suck on your blood. They are also responsible for transmitting many diseases, some fatal. A team of researchers at the Virginia Military Institute have designed a robot that kills these blood suckers.

9 Foot-Tall Killer Robot Unveiled at SDCC

9 Foot-Tall Killer Robot Unveiled at SDCC
WIRED, Stan Winston Studios, Legacy Effects, YouTube, and Conde Nast Entertainment all decided to get together and build something truly epic – a 9-foot, 9-inch-tall robot. Yeah, not my idea of a great idea that will benefit mankind, but it’s not like they asked me.