Category archives: Robots

Kangaroo Takes Down A Camera Drone With One Swipe!

Kangaroo Takes Down A Camera Drone With One Swipe!

After the festive season, we are expecting to see videos and images taken from drone to increase massively. However, for the first time user it might be worth thinking about where it is safe to fly your new toy without getting into any trouble with the local or national authorities and wildlife! You might wonder about the later, but watch the video and you understand the power of the Kangaroo!

Skynet Will Love This Robotic Spider!

Skynet Will Love This Robotic Spider!

 

It seems that researchers are hell bent on the destruction of the human race with developers at the Biorobotics Lab based at the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University with funding by the DARPA M3 program coming up with this spider shaped robot. Continue reading →

Turn Your Roomba Into Thinking Smart Roomba With The Thinking Cleaner!

Turn Your Roomba Into Thinking Smart Roomba With The Thinking Cleaner!

Turn Your Roomba Into Thinking Smart Roomba With The Thinking Cleaner!

As far as robotics go, the famous iRobot Roomba is not exactly going to be at the front of the robot queue, in line to take over the world on Judgement Day. Until now that is, because this is the Thinking Cleaner and its job to make the Roomba more intelligent. There are many uses for such an addition to the already cool Roomba floor cleaning robot. It is all about having control of the robots in your home or business premises. So you get some cool features such as remote control, clean button, dock button, spot button, direct drive button and the useful find me button that emits a musical tone in order for your to find it.

So how does the Thinking Cleaner module make the Roomba smarter? Well first of all it adds a wireless connection that allows it to connect to the home or work internet and then with the free Smartphone app or browser extension the user is able to access the Roomba remotely. Quite simply this addition to the Roomba vacuum cleaning system makes it even more user friendly as the remote control feature allows the user to receive notifications and make changes to the programming of the Roomba, so if you have unexpected guests turning up, you will be able to quickly clean the floor before anyone arrives home.

Turn Your Roomba Into Thinking Smart Roomba With The Thinking Cleaner!

The Thinking Cleaner app is an interesting addition, as it allows the user to add multiple Roombas from multiple sites so it is great from property managers with a number of buildings to look after, of buildings with multiple floors too as the Roomba struggles with climbing the stairs, it is the downside for most robots. The Thinking Cleaner will be launching early next year, but can be pre order now from just 99 Euros for the Thinking Cleaner module for the Roomba 500 or 600 series.

Turn Your Roomba Into Thinking Smart Roomba With The Thinking Cleaner!

Source: Thinking Cleaner

 

The Nano Drone Quadcopter That Costs Just $33!

The Nano Drone Quadcopter That Costs Just $33!

You might think that owning a drone is going to cost quite a bit, but that does not have to be case. This is the Nano Drone Quadcopter a palm sized flying machine with a fully functional six axis gyro quadcopter that is capable of flying non stop for up to eight minutes and it comes with a range of over 150 feet from the controller. The Nano Drone can perform some serious manoeuvres such as 360 degree flips as well as managing to fly in all directions. Continue reading →

The Tough Carbon Flyer Is Your Personal Video Drone!

The Tough Carbon Flyer Is Your Personal Video Drone!

The Tough Carbon Flyer Is Your Personal Video Drone!

There are plenty of stories around about how people are using helicopter style drones, but there are not many stories on a plane like drone that is made from tough carbon fibre, comes with a built in video camera and can stay in the air for over three minutes. That should be plenty of time to get some great video or photos and for the plane not to be too far away for retrieval. This is the Carbon Flyer; it is sort of reminiscent of a folded paper plane except this is made from tough and light carbon fibre. It has a built in camera capable of producing impressive video or a standard camera that can produce 640 x 480 images that are stored on a micro SD card ready to be downloaded to the computer. Continue reading →

Movie Robots Over The Years!

How Movie Robots Have Changed Over The Years!

In the 1920’s the movie Metropolis showed the world what a robot could look like, in this case it was the False Maria and for while it was the lasting image of what robots would be like. But the movie worlds never stands still and this cool infographic show the Evolution of Robots in Film from the 1920’s right up to the present day, see how many you know about.

 Movie Robots Over The Years!

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Drones Flies Over Chernobyl!

A Drones Eye View As It Flies Over Chernobyl!

 Drones Flies Over Chernobyl!

Chernobyl will always be remembered as the place where in 1986 the nuclear power plant fell victim to an accident. The event was so dangerous that the place had to be abandoned and now it is a constant reminder of technology town stuck in time. The amazing thing about this flight over Chernobyl is that nature has not survived it is taking over the city. Like an opening scene to a science fiction movie, time has stopped there. However, nature as reclaims it eventually there will be sign that people lived and worked there, or that there was a nuclear disaster either. Nature wins once more and shows us that once we have gone the earth will become green once more.

 Drones Flies Over Chernobyl!

 Drones Flies Over Chernobyl!

Source: Danny Cooke On Vimeo