Posts Tagged ‘robot’
 
 
 
Gaming
 
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TOPIO: The Super-Buff Ping Pong Robot

Well, that's it, folks.  Happy Thanksgiving.  We're all doomed. The machines have risen. And they want...to beat us stupid in ping pong. In case you're wondering, this isn't from Japan.  This was developed by a Vietnamese robot...
 
Concepts
 
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Cyberdyne Japan Releases Statement On Future of Robotics

It might shock you to know there's a Cyberdyne corporation in Japan. But what only might shock you is to discover that they're into robotics...but the helpful kind.  For instance, they're working on a robotic suit that function...

 
Military
 
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Boston Dynamics New Robot Walks Like An Actual Person

So originally I was going to write about India's newfound fascination with the road spike, but then I thought better of it and discovered that Boston Dynamics was actually well on its way to making Terminators. Aren't you glad ...
 
Robots
 
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Japanese Make A Robot That Acts Like It’s Dying Of H1N1

Admittedly, the Amio is a pretty awesome robot, but it takes the Japanese to make something truly creepy with their robot and blow the Amio clean out of the water. The Japanese, you see, built a fully functional robot...that si...

 
Robots
 
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The Amio Robot–Our First Robot Butler?

The robot revolution continues on unabated with the emergence of the Amio robot, a walking, bipedal robot that actually approaches human-looking. It stands about five feet tall, weighs about ninety pounds and has a top walking ...
 
Battery
 
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Harvard Developing Robot Bee Colony

Remember when I was freaking out over the concept of cyborg combat wasps? Well, I've got something even more frightening here--apparently, the crew out at Harvard are neck deep in developing an entire colony of robot bees. No b...

 
Household
 
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The Snackbot: King of All Office Supplies

This may well be the king of all office supplies.  No, it's not one of those sweet executive ball-clacker deals (even though they are sweet).  Nor is it a dartboard or a Blackberry or anything like that.  No, the unquestioned k...
 
Robots
 
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Noodle Robots Killing Chefs…In The Ramen Market (video)

How do you promote your robot factory?  Simple, you open a noodle shop.  That's what Japanese resident and entrepreneur Mr Nagoya did and now his robots server over 80 bowels of soup a day. The robots can produce one bowel ever...

 
Robots
 
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Toyota’s Robot Runs Like A Human (video)

Shock and awe hardly begin to describe my reaction to this video of Toyota's humanoid robot running a 7kmh.  Sure, that's only a few points short of 4mph, but given its life like ability to move and to sustain balance after a s...