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thinker-320w

This PR2 Robot Knows How To Shoot Some Pool (video)

A creation of the Willow Garage team, this PR2 robot can do a variety of tasks, including folding clothes. But the team put it to an even cooler use -- playing billiards. Using a special grip and bridge attachment, the PR2 mana...
 
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LuminAR-robotic-lamp-thumb-550xauto-40710
LuminAR-robotic-lamp-thumb-550xauto-40710

MIT Student Creates Robotic Helper From A Lamp (video)

A crafty MIT student has, well, crafted a robot out of a desk lamp. Natan Linder's LuminAR robotic lamp can display images and text via an embedded Pico Projector, helping with your homework. It also recognizes hand movements v...

 
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iRobot 710 Warrior Bot Cleans Roads With Grenades (video)

[GR]A3jab7rnIL0[/GR] iRobot's bots clear gutters and remove debris from floors.  So it might come as a surprise to hear that they've been working on another breed of robots that can clear a road chalk full of mines. The 710 War...
 
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BeBonic Hand
BeBonic Hand

BeBionic Hand: Cyborg Becomes Reality (video)

Dean Kamen's Luke Arm is most certainly one piece of impressive kit.  And while we were thinking nothing could possibly eclipse it along comes the BeBionic hand.  The deets are a bit few and far between, but it comes in 19 diff...

 
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little_dog_darpa_630

DARPA’s LittleDog Robot Will Haunt Your Dreams (video)

Don't watch this video before you go to bed -- LittleDog is a DARPA project centered on building a robot that can traverse rough terrain, bringing supplies to soldiers and doing other dangerous things. DARPA's created a video t...
 
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Very Funny Ads: Chevrolet Robot (video)

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Robot Heart Surgeon
Robot Heart Surgeon

Doctors Successfully Perform First Hearty Surgery With Remote-controlled Robot

Here's the future of medicine, folks -- you'll have surgery by a doctor whose still at home in his pajamas. A team at Leicester's Glenfield Hospital lead by consultant cardiologist Andre Ng did the a remote controlled procedure...
 
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Gsou Webcam
Gsou Webcam

Gsou’s Robotic Webcam Automatically Un/Covers The Lens To Stop Snoops

Sure, you can use tape to cover your webcam in the hopes that someone doesn't hack your computer and watch you as you watch porn, but that's just ghetto.  The Gsou's webcam automatically lowers his arms to uncover the lens when...

 
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Roboplow
Roboplow

Roboplow: Robotic Snow Shoveling (video)

I've said it many times before and I'll say it again: living in a cold climate totally sucks.  Unless of course you like to ski and then it might have its advantageous.  But you know what sucks more?  Shoveling snow.  Well, Rob...
 
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Lip Roboto
Lip Roboto

Flesh Light Looking Robot Is For The Hearing Impaired

Creepy probably best describes this weird looking robot, but as Popsci discovered this funky looking contraption is more than a workshop project.  Built at Japan's Kagawa University, the almost flesh light looking contraption w...

 
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Firescout
Firescout

Fire Scout UAV Captures Drug Runner Running During Trial Run (video)

Let's put this under "Awesome spy stuff in real life" -- the US Navy's 'Fire Scout', an unmanned helicopter, was doing a trial run when it spotted a speedboat doing something...fishy (cause it was in the ocean, get it?...oh, ne...
 
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Segway Sniper Robots
Segway Sniper Robots
Segway Sniper Robots

Snipers Use Segways For Moving Target Practice (video)

Here's the future folks, and it is terrifying -- the army now has Segway Robots. Well, at least they're used for good. Marathon Robotics, an Australian company, took the vehicles and transformed them into human-like robots capa...