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Mimbo: An Easy To Create Robot Which Mimics Your Emotions

Like making your own electronic devices, or a robot? Then, you might be pleased to meet Mimbo over here, the robot which mimics your emotions.  This “serious” looking robot over here, is only looking serious cause the person standing in... 

These Flying Quadrotors May Build Your Next House

With automation being the hottest of the fields undergoing rapid advancements, the need for human labor is declining day by day. Automation has hit every industry and architecture is not an exception. This interesting news article is not about cranes... 

New Japanese Robots Can Aid Elderly and Disabled

“Helpful Robots”— they aren’t exactly a new concept. After all we have a slew of home-robots designed to aid with household chores, most of which are Japanese-made. While more recently the robots coming out of Japan have been pretty... 

Natural Interaction With Flying Robots Using Microsoft Kinect [VIDEO]

Controlling Robots through gesture based commands is now a reality!! Folks from the The Flying Machine Arena at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control ETH Zurich have successfully controlled a quadrocopter robot with gestures using Microsoft... 

Electronic Skin Gives Robots A ‘Sense of Touch’

Researches have come up with a new way to make the robots feel, by using hexagonal plates on the outer body of the robots that will enable them to have the sense of feel just like humans. This will allow robots to better navigate and interact with their... 

A Robotic Hand That Can Throw, Catch & Grasp At High Speed [VIDEO]

The video below features a robotic arm that performs a skillful & precise manipulation of fingers based on high-speed camera and sensors. It was designed to throw, catch & grasp at high speed. Take A Look!    Read More →

Cornell’s Robotic Ranger Walks 40.5 Miles On A Single Charge To Set A New World Record

Ranger, a bipedal robot built by engineers at Cornell’s University sets a new world record by walking 40.5 miles on a single battery charge without stopping. The previous record was 14.3 miles, set by the same r0bot last year. Ranger set the... 

Tennis Playing Quadrocopter Robots [VIDEO]

Check out this amazing quadrocopter tennis match hosted by Zurich’s Flying Machine Arena. The robots were outfitted with tennis rackets, allowing them to fly toward the ball and return a human’s serve. The experiment is part of ETH Zurich’s... 

Ball-Throwing Robotic Seal With 99% Accuracy

Engineers from National Chiao-Tung University of Taiwan have built a robotic arm dressed in furry seal outfit for throwing a ball into a basket. The percentage of successful ball-throwing was found to be approximately 99%. “A stereo vision... 

World’s First Robot Marathon Kicks Off In Japan

The world’s first ever robot marathon kicked off  in the Japanese city of Osaka on Thursday, organized by local authorities and a local robotics firm. The toy-sized two-legged robots have to complete 42.195 kilometres or 26 miles in a period of...