Tag Archive: Robots

Feb 25 2016

Atlas, The Next Generation ROBOT (VIDEO)

Atlas, The Next Generation ROBOT (VIDEO). A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and LIDAR and stereo sensors in its head to avoid obstacles, assess the terrain, help with navigation and manipulate objects. This version of Atlas is about 5′ 9″ tall (about a head shorter than the DRC Atlas) and weighs 180 lbs 🙂 Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25 2015



Aug 04 2015

The Ping Pong ROBOT (VIDEO)

The Ping Pong ROBOT (VIDEO).

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Jan 04 2015

The Robotic Spider Dress 2015 (VIDEO)

Aptly called the ‘Spider Dress’, this piece of wearable tech features animatronic mechanical limbs that respond to external stimuli while defend the personal space of the wearer. The dress provides an extension of the wearers intuition: It uses proximity sensors as well as a respiration sensor to both define and protecting the personal space of the wearer. Approach the wearer to aggressively and the mechanical limbs move up to an attack position. Approach the system under calmer circumstance and the dress just might beckon you to come closer with smooth, suggestive gestures.

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May 19 2014

PIXELBOTS – A Display Formed By Mobile Robot Pixels (VIDEO)

A new kind of display formed by a swarm of mobile robot pixels. Pixelbots are two-wheeled robots. They can make robotic images on tabletops or on whiteboards (using magnetic wheels).

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May 01 2014

ASIMO – The Newest Honda Robot (VIDEO)

The Asimo’s latest edition, unveiled on April 16, can run briskly, climb stairs with ease, dance like Travolta, kick a ball and jump up in down in what can only be described as a robot tantrum.

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