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Tag: Robot

e-David Painting Robot: Etsy Automated

e-David Painting Robot: Etsy Automated
Robots are slowly but surely taking all of our jobs. Even jobs that we thought were safe – like being an artist. e-David is a robotic painter developed by the University of Konstanz in Germany. It takes photographs, then uses its software to develop a unique set of brush strokes to make a one-of-a-kind painting of the subject.

T8 Robot Spider Creeps Its Way into Our Hearts

T8 Robot Spider Creeps Its Way into Our Hearts
If you want a realistic and creepy spider robot and have a spare $1,350(USD) Robugtix will be happy to sell you this lifelike robotic spider called the T8. Put this in your home and it will likely scare all of the real spiders you have creeping around in your home.

Powered Jacket MK3 Exoskeleton: Metal Gear Alpha

Powered Jacket MK3 Exoskeleton: Metal Gear Alpha
Your teenage child is too big – and cool – for the Kid’s Walker, but you don’t trust her with the Kuratas mech just yet. How are you going to retain your title of World’s Greatest Parent?

Asimo Gets Confused, Makes Robots Look Bad

Asimo Gets Confused, Makes Robots Look Bad
You have to feel a bit sad for Asimo. Years ago, when he was new, people loved him. Despite recent upgrades, he is old news and people have moved on to newer and cooler robot spectacles.

Samsung Roboray Robot Maps Its Own Environment and Walks Just Like a Human

Samsung Roboray Robot Maps Its Own Environment and Walks Just Like a Human
Roboray is the latest humanoid robot created by Samsung’s Advanced Institute of Technology. Using visual recognition software developed by a team University of Bristol, the ‘bot can now build real-time, 3D visual maps of its environment.

Robot Trash Talks Golfer Rory Mcilroy

Robot Trash Talks Golfer Rory Mcilroy
I’m not a golf fan, so I had no idea who Rory Mcilroy was before seeing this video, but even if the only time you’ve ever seen a golf ball is at Putt-Putt, it’s still a fun watch.

Germans Developing Robot Ape: Primautomaton

Germans Developing Robot Ape: Primautomaton
This robot ape from the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) could be considered a cross between a humanoid and a quadruped. Most of the time it moves around on four limbs, but it can stand up on its hind legs too.

Creepy Robot Doll Controlled by Smartphone

Creepy Robot Doll Controlled by Smartphone
Dolls can be creepy. Everyone knows that. But they have just upped the creep factor with this interactive smartphone controlled doll (some images at link NSFW) based on mascot character Mirai Suenaga. Just look at those eyes.

This Robot Will Beat You at Air Hockey

This Robot Will Beat You at Air Hockey
If you fancy yourself a good air hockey player, this robot may have a thing or two to teach you. It comes from Japanese researchers at Chiba University’s Namiki Lab. It is pretty good at competing against human players because the robot changes its strategy based on its human opponent’s playing style.

Takara Tomy Transforming Robot Car Prototype: Brave Robotics in Disguise

Takara Tomy Transforming Robot Car Prototype: Brave Robotics in Disguise
Last year Kenji Ishida and his company Brave Robotics released 10 units of his awesome remote controlled car that can transform into a mecha. Unsurprisingly, all 10 units were bought, and there’s no word on when the company will release more.

PR2 Robot Now Pours Beer for You, Promises Not to Spill It

PR2 Robot Now Pours Beer for You, Promises Not to Spill It
Maybe robots won’t kill us all after all. There are some signs of a coming utopia… robots that pour beer for you for instance. That’s right, things are looking up thanks to robots like the PR2 here who makes sure that you have a beer as soon as your mug is empty.

Chinese Inventor Builds Awesome Robot from Scrap Metal

Chinese Inventor Builds Awesome Robot from Scrap Metal
I always admire these guys who can take junk parts and scrap metal and turn them into cool robots. I’ve made some very basic robots out of junk before, but nothing like these guys. The latest inventor to build himself a scrap parts robot is Chinese inventor Tao Xiangli.

Airburr Flying Robot Attaches to Walls, Someday Your Face

Airburr Flying Robot Attaches to Walls, Someday Your Face
This flying robot seems pretty creepy. Not only can it fly around, it can attach itself to walls like some sort of flying lizard. It won’t be long until these things have tentacles and attach themselves to our faces, while we thrash around suffocating.

Ex-cop Builds a Robot, Surprisingly Not Robocop

Ex-cop Builds a Robot, Surprisingly Not Robocop
When you retire, you have to keep busy. Otherwise life could get pretty boring. Mark Haygood retired as a Baltimore police officer after two decades and now he keeps himself busy building robots – robots made from old appliances.

RHex Robot Can Jump, Swim, Climb Stairs: Nowhere to Run to, Nowhere to Hide

RHex Robot Can Jump, Swim, Climb Stairs: Nowhere to Run to, Nowhere to Hide
Jumping robots must really be in demand I guess. RHex uses six curved leg-scoops to propel the robot into some incredible jumps. This 15-pound machine can even hoist itself up a vertical wall that’s taller than itself.

Robots Tell You If You Have Bad Breath or Smelly Feet

Robots Tell You If You Have Bad Breath or Smelly Feet
If you have a body odor problem, you’ll want stay away from this disembodied robotic head and dog. The one shaped like a girls head smells your breath and the robot canine smells your feet.