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A long-time purveyor of toys and robo-balls in their many forms, Sphero recently started to eye other applications for its robot technology, including machines designed to help first responders. The startup spun-off specifically to develop these kinds of machines earlier this year, Company Six, has now unveiled its first creation, a rugged, video-streaming robot called ReadySight that can be toss
the wheel-and-leg transformable robot (WaLTR) by kiju lee and her team can move around different surfaces which include but are not limited to, staircases. The post this robot can autonomously transform its legs into wheels depending on the terrain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Boston Dynamics' Spot is a versatile little robot. Able to pull trucks, work on oil rigs, and even herd sheep, the dog-like bot has now learned a new trick and has been helping Foster + Partners with its ongoing Battersea Roof Gardens project in London, England.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Boston Dynamics, Foster and Partners, Robot, Building and Construction, New Atlas
Gardening is very therapeutic for many people, but there are nonetheless some yard-related tasks that can be a hassle. The Yardroid robot was designed to autonomously handle those jobs, utilizing artificial intelligence.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: Garden, Plants, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous
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the robot can be controlled remotely, is terrain-agnostic, and can repeatedly follow a pre-mapped route – avoiding obstacles or even climbing stairs. The post foster + partners and boston dynamics monitor construction with ‘spot’ the robot dog appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The basilisk is also known as the"Jesus Christ Lizard," due to the fact that it can run across the surface of the water. A new version of an existing type of robot does the same thing, plus it's capable of traversing rough terrain.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: Amphibious, Ben-Gurion University, Biomimicry
When it comes to methods of locomotion for robots, wheels are good for some things, while legs are better for others. Scientists are now working on a bot that combines the best of both worlds, with wheels that become legs.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: Texas A&M Universty, DARPA, Swarm Robotics
If you're an emergency response worker who needs a robot to inspect a hazardous setting, it would be best if you could quickly just throw that bot in there. A new robot was designed with that in mind, as it automatically lands on all four of its wheels.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: US Army
the robotic painting system is composed of a team of mobile robots equipped with different color paints able to create pictorial compositions by leaving trails of color as they move throughout a canvas. The post in the near future, robot swarms guided by human artists could execute paintings appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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