Posts Categorized: Robots

  • Design, Robots

    Dance like a Spazzi

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    This is the seriously cool Spazzi mini sized robot, it has been made designed and made by the Beatbots crew, who have not only issued some interesting images of the device being built, but there is a video too! Spazzi is not going to win any competitions for dancing, but he has the groove in… Read more »

  • Business, New Tech, Robots

    The shape of things to come

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    It seems that we are moving towards a world where the robot will take on a bigger role in society; after all, we see them at work in factories and in other places too. but as this video shows just like all of the gadgets and technology that we use today software and batteries play… Read more »

  • Funny, Robots

    Get her to say yes!

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    This is a machine that takes all of the hassle out of asking the one that you love, the all important question! What question I hear you say, the proposal that is! She is bound to yes, isn’t she! Especially with this robot doing all of the hard work for you and it is much… Read more »

  • New Tech, News, Robots, Technology

    Sony working on electrical hand stimulation

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    You will be forgiven in thinking that this is some sort of robotic arm or something similar. It is in fact something called the PossessedHand, which is a device that can take control of the user’s hand, such as making the fingers move independently from the rest the body. The technology is being developed by… Read more »

  • New Tech, News, Robots, Technology

    NASA successfully tests robotic lander

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    As NASA prepares to say goodbye to the last Space Shuttle, Atlantis a new era of space exploration is being tested. These are small robotic craft that are able to land on the surface of the Moon or maybe even Mars without the need for any human interference. This is an important step forward, because… Read more »

  • Movies and Television, New Tech, News, Robots

    Robots get periodic table

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    It would be all too easy to stick a few robot images onto the existing periodic table, but that has not been done here the person behind the creation of the Robot Periodic Table, Mecha Mendeleev has very carefully matched every robot to the actual element symbols on the current periodic table as used in… Read more »

  • News, Robots, Technology, Video

    Robots Fighting Using Light Sabres

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    Is this really a good use of robots, training them to fight with light sabres? Well that is what Yaskawa have done, they are company that produce Servos and as a way to show just how good their equipment is they produced this seriously cool demonstration at a recent trade show. Naturally, these are not… Read more »

  • New Tech, News, Robots, Technology

    Realistic robotic arm

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    Researchers at the German based, DLR Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics have created an advanced arm suitable for robots or even to be used in prosthetics. The video looks a bit creepy, as the man with the baseball bat appears to be getting too much please from bashing up something that cannot fight back yet…. Read more »

  • Design, Gadgets, New Tech, News, Robots

    Robots Flying in Formation

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    This is supposed to be a cool idea that is coming out of The General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception (GRASP) Lab based at the University of Pennsylvania, haven’t they seen Terminator Salvation? Well they have managed to get these Quadotors to fly in formation, it is a simple task apparently, as the other robots… Read more »

  • New Tech, News, Robots, Technology

    Five Feet Tall Robot for £700!

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    It may seem amazing that you are able to get your hands on a brand new robot for that same price as a computer or big screen TV, but that is exactly what the personal robot helper is. Introducing Luna built by RoboDynamics, it comes with expansions ports and even an eight inch touch screen… Read more »

  • Design, News, Robots, Technology

    The Kondo Spider Robot Ships

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    This Hexapod KMR-M6 by Kondo is called a spider robot but eagle eyed folks will realise that there are only six legs and that a spider has eight leg unless it has been unlucky for some reason! The Kondo is built from an aluminium alloy, it weighs just about one kilo and measures 82 x… Read more »

  • Google, News, Robots

    Android does a Blinky

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    If you watched the full length “Blinky” video we posted the other day, you will realise just how bad robots can go. So having just seen that video here is another one to watch, it is a bit worrying to say the least. I think this is supposed to be some sort of break dancing… Read more »