Have you ever heard of a band called Octant? You will. These guys are gonna be big. By “guys” I mean robots. Yes, Octant is a band that is comprised of robotic musical instruments. A man named Matt is their leader.
This is the COWAROBOT R1, a suitcase that follows you autonomously, while avoiding obstacles. It also has a portable power bank to charge your smartphone or other devices. Now it just needs to look and sound like R2-D2 and we will all buy one.
Would you trust a robot to give you a tattoo? What you’re looking at here is the “world’s first tattoo by an industrial robot.” Notice how tightly the person getting the tattoo is strapped to the chair.
I like robots, and I like stuff that I can control remotely that will help me facilitate pranks on my unsuspecting family. I think Appbot Riley would be perfect for that. Sure, it’s meant as a security robot that can sense motion and alert you via an app on your device wherever you are in the world.
David Zarrouk’s latest robotic creation, dubbed “SAW” takes its inspiration from an ‘80s dance move known as the worm. With just one motor it can wriggle across the floor by moving its flexible body up and down.
The robots are starting to take over all of our food related jobs and now it’s a real sausage-fest! Meet BratWurst Bot. This autonomous robot does it all. It takes customer orders, cooks sausages and serves bratwurst without any human help.
Who needs cowboys to rustle up the cattle, or even dogs, when a robot can do the job just fine? Swagbot is the world’s first herding robot. Cowboys and dogs are no longer necessary. No jobs are safe from robots as their population increases.
Robots have officially begun their efforts to take out our offspring. A 300 lb. security robot at the Stanford Mall in Palo Alto, California recently knocked down a 16-month old boy before running over his foot and leg.
I like to travel, but with all the people in the airport, getting your luggage through to the airplane can be a hassle. A cool autonomous robot suitcase from Ikap Robotics called Olive aims to alleviate some of this inconvenience.
Zoetropes are pretty cool. You know, those things that you spin and they display a mini animation. PinShaper KitCameo created this fun 3D printed bicycle rim zoetrope. Once you see it, plain old bicycle rims will never do again.
Boston Dynamics, known for their ATLAS, BigDog and AlphaDog robots, has just revealed a smaller dog-like creation called SpotMini. It’s a robotic dog for around the house. It will even do the dishes.
This robot weighs 55 pounds on its own, or 65 pounds with its long articulated arm attached.
The annual E3 trade show in Los Angeles is always full of surprises. It is one of the biggest events of the year for the games industry. It’s a great way to check out upcoming titles and find out what developers are working on.