Posts Categorized: Robots

  • Funny, Robots

    Does This Robot Look Familiar

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    This the latest robot to come out of Korea, it has been designed to work in nursing homes and is able to carry out a range of functions such as taking blood pressure and checking the pulse.¬†However, it does look a little like R2-D2, but that could be a good thing as it is familiar… Read more »

  • Design, Robots

    This Four Legged Robot Is Scary

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    This is BigDog by Boston Dynamics, it is a four legged robot that is about three feet in length, two and half feet high and weighs in at around two hundred and forty pounds, so basically there is no messing with this thing! In the video it can be seen running up a steep incline,… Read more »

  • Funny, Robots

    Have We Lost The Battle Against The Machines

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    In the battle against the machine, we always had the advantage because we are mobile, flexible and more intelligent, but recent advances in technology shows that robots and machines are catching up, in some cases they already have overtaken us. Once this happens, there is no turning back, there is no kill switch and the… Read more »

  • Design, Home, Robots, Technology

    The Fan That Reads Signs

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    Now we a robotic fan, yes this is an intelligent fan, it has sensors and a camera so that it is able to track people and follow them according to the image on a printed card. This fan will line up with the person in the room, so this means that it is not cooling… Read more »

  • iPhone, Robots

    Everyone Likes A Robot Style iPhone Case

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    This case for the iPhone is classed as being a robotic in nature, but it does not seem to have the appearance of a robot, more like a monkey, maybe it is a monkey robot in that case! Anyway as with all good cases, the whole idea is to protect the iPhone and as these… Read more »

  • Design, Funny, Gadgets, Robots

    Clever Girl Makes R2-D2 Cycle Helmet

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    This is one of the best cycle helmet designs that I have seen, it needs no introduction, but just in case it appears that Clever Girl has killed poor old struggling R2-D2 and cut hit top off to use as a helmet, it is that good. According to Clever Girl from phillyrawrblog; I’m not gonna… Read more »

  • Design, Funny, Movies and Television, Robots

    The Future Of Law Enforcement Is Here

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    This cool looking steampunk version of Robocop is by Kreatworks who are on the Etsy site; it actually has the steampunk appearance so this is what he would look like if Robocop were built in the nineteenth century. or battered appearance could mean that he come across someone bigger and tougher than he is. It… Read more »

  • Computers, New Tech, Robots, Technology

    Who Thinks Building A Working Cylon Is A Great Idea

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    We know that robots are being used for industrial purposes and also in situations where it is just too dangerous for humans to go, but sometimes it seems that researchers are pushing the boundaries too far, as with this robot that can run, fast it seems. According to the developer Jonathan Hurst, who is now… Read more »

  • Gadgets, Games, News, Robots

    The Qbo Robot Music Player

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    Whatever way you look at it, robots are pretty cool even the ones that have been programmed to “Kill All Humans” but this little machine known as the Qbo Robot has been fitted with stereoscopic vision so this means that it can understand hand gestures to make it into a functioning music player which is… Read more »

  • Apple, iPad, iPhone, Robots

    Humans Replaced By Robots

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    The Taiwanese based company that produces the hardware for Apple’s iPhones and iPads, Foxconn has had trouble with its workforce of the past couple years, there is word of pressures and stress that has pushed some employees over the edge, quite literally! But in order to address this terrible situation the company is looking to… Read more »

  • Computers, Food, Robots, Technology

    Lego Robotic Pancake Maker

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    Now making robots out of Lego is just plain crazy, this means that when Judgement Day comes we will not only be fighting off the machines, but also contraptions made from those coloured bricks and that is just plain dangerous! But this pancake machine is a work of art, it has to be said, I… Read more »

  • Home, Robots

    Robot Band is a Hit

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    We seem to full of robot stories today! Anyway this is a robotic band, they under the scary title of the End Of Life Band! However, use EOL Robot Band instead which is much more easier to handle for us humans. The EOL Robot Band is made up by an electric guitar, a drummer and… Read more »

  • New Tech, Robots

    Lifelike Robots Scare Humans

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    It looks as if there is some sort of built in resistance in the human brain to robots that have been built in the shape of man; these guys literally scare the hell out of people, whereas a clumsy looking metal skinned robot has nowhere near the negative impact. These findings come from a recent… Read more »

  • Robots, Technology

    Robots taught to use light sabres

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    This is the end of the human race in the making, here we see students and the great Stanford University training a robotic arm to use a light sabre, well okay, it is not an actual light sabre but it could be, when they become available. This is the work of a research team in… Read more »

  • New Tech, Robots

    NASA’s Dawn spacecraft orbits Vesta

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    Over the weekend the NASA spacecraft Dawn reached the 330 mile wide asteroid Vesta to become the first spacecraft ever to orbit such a large body in space, which is also known as a Protoplanet. Dawn will spend a year studying the asteroid and gathering essential information about its origins. According to the NASA chief… Read more »