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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... 

A Robot That Can Walk On Water

A new robot has been made of ultralight carbon-fiber that can stand or slowly walk on water. The principle it uses is borrowed from insects, which is: surface tension tends to prevent the water’s surface from breaking, and the robot’s legs from... 

“Robot” Actress Takes Leading Role In A Japanese Play

Japanese have been creating realistic robots for years, and now one robot was deemed emotive enough to have a stint on stage. Hiroshi Ishiguro’s Gemenoid-F is co-starring in a Japanese play where she plays the role of a caretaker assigned to a... 

Top 10 Robot Videos

Since the beginning of civilization, man has had a fascination for a human-like creation that would assist him. For that, he created robots. Robots are cool, but you don’t see that many in your day-to-day life. That’s where the internet comes in, which...