Posts Tagged ‘Robotics’
 
 
 
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soloshot2
soloshot2

Soloshot 2 Is The Even Better Robotic Cameraman

We all wish we had our own cameraman sometimes. Whether we're doing an insane stunt, or just want to be sure we're in the shot, it's hard to frame a static shot perfectly to capture the action. Hence, the invention of the Solos...
 
Google
 
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cheetah robot
cheetah robot

Google Buying Robotic Firms (video)

Google seems to want to have their hand in everything these days! They've recently ventured into the military robotics realm, buying eight of them in the last six months. They confirmed last Friday that their latest acquisition...

 
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Lego Gigapan
Lego Gigapan
Lego Gigapan

Lego Tilt-Pan rig rivals Gigapan (video/DIY)

When President Barack Obama was inaugurated as this nation's 44th President, he not only made history as the country's first African American president, but history was also recorded using a special gadget called the Gigapan. T...
 
Robots
 
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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...

 
Science
 
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Monkeyarm_1
Monkeyarm_1

Monkey Controls Robot Arm With Its Brain, Plans World Domination (video)

In news both awesome and terrifying, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh implanted a monkey's brain with sensors that allow it control a seven-axis robot arm. Two implants control the arm and hand controlling areas of t...
 
Robots
 
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little_dog_darpa_630
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...

 
Robots
 
Dean Kamen Luke Arm
Dean Kamen Luke Arm
Dean Kamen Luke Arm

Dean Kamen’s Luke Arm Shakes Its Way On To The Colbert Show (video)

Dean Kamen, an inventor and tech enthusiast, was on The Colbert Report last night to show off his latest invention: a super cool robotic arm. The Luke Arm (a Star Wars reference, of course) is from DEKA Labs, and stands be one ...
 
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robot bee
robot bee

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...

 
Robots
 
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robotic-dragonfly
robotic-dragonfly

10 Centimeter Robotic Dragonfly Rocks A Built-in Camera (video)

This thing is scary small boasting a 10 centimeter wing span.  Built-in to the nose of the robotic insect is a camera.  Check the video after the leap to see it in action, including an 'in flight' view. Video after the 'leap' (...