Trekbot Robotic Micro Racer 3

For people who have nothing to do while sitting bored at their office desk, having something to play with may come in handy. But some people may not interested with

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Sociable Teddy Bear Robots by Fujitsu 2

At a recent trade expo, Fujitsu unveils their “social robots” that appear as innocent teddy bears on the outside, but have a pretty sophisticated design on the inside. The bears

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Japanese Robotic Ice Cream Server a Hit among Kids 2

The Tokyo Summerland theme park has a newest attraction in the form of a very cute robot that serves ice cream. Yaskawa-kun automatically prepares and serves frozen delights to curious

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Robot Hand Looks and Moves Like a Human Hand 1

Squse, a Kyoto-based company, revealed the robotic hand they have developed. The Robot Hand H-Type looks and moves very similar to a human hand, with “bones” made of polycarbonate and

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Rex Robotic Legs Help Paraplegics Walk Again 4

There have been progress to aid wheelchair-bound people with their daily lives during the past decades, but still not all buildings have ramps, not all elevators can accommodate a wheelchair,

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Iran Introduces Walking Humanoid Robot 2

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unveiled a new Asimo-like robot, which they intend to use in “sensitive jobs,” according to government newspapers. The report did not elaborate what the robot can

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Hitachi Humanoid Gets an Upgrade 3

A newer version of the EMIEW2 (Excellent Mobility and Interactive Existence as Workmate2) humanoid robot by Hitachi has been introduced with a series of videos demonstrating its smoother movement. It

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The Roomba QuadDrive Moves Using, What Else, Roombas! 3

The University of Bonn’s Autonomous Intelligent Systems Lab has come up with an “omnidirectional mobile robot” that moves around using four Roombas. To keep the Roomba QuadDrive from walking at

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Robovie MR2: A Robot Controlled by iPod Touch 0

The Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR) in Japan has unveiled its robotic creation that can be controlled using an iPod Touch (either by WiFi or touching the screen).  The robovie

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Niko, the N900-Powered Lego Robot 0

Robots powered by smartphones are nothing new, but robots powered by Nokia smartphones are a rarity.  Make has recently introduced Niko, a robot made from Lego Mindstorm NEXT 2.0 components

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