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Last year, Band Industries launched a Kickstarter for an upgraded version of its Roadie robotic tuner, with a bass guitar flavor also promised. The campaign went on to become the most successful music accessory project on any crowdfunding platform, raising in excess of US$500,000. The Roadie 2 has been available since the close of 2017, and has now been joined by the Roadie Bass. We've spe
Veteran indie Tim Keenan (Duskers) has been tapped to be Bad Robot Games' new creative director, with longtime Bad Robot Interactive chief Dave Baronoff now serving as Bad Robot Games division chief.  ...
dubbed 'spyce', the kitchen is kitted out with autonomous woks that can prepare meals in under three minutes. The post rotating robot chefs power this restaurant created by MIT engineers appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the seven foot robot boasts a simple two degree of freedom making it capable of aerial acrobatics such as backflips and trapeze stunts. The post disney’s human-scale stickman robot has amazing acrobatic skills appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
If robots are ever going to earn their keep, they'll need to learn on the job. Factory supervisors have better things to do than program complex instructions, so what if they could just show robots what to do, the same way they would a new human worker? AI researchers from Nvidia have now demonstrated a system that lets robots do just that, learning how to perform a specific task by watchi
When we think of robots, we normally think of motors and batteries and electronics, but engineers at Caltech and ETH Zurich have created a swimming robot that's powered by material deformation. That means it's made using materials that change shape in response to temperature swings, and that deformation pushes the device through water... Continue Reading Motorless swimming robot powers ahe
it's easy to fool someone into thinking something fake is real. it's much trickier defining what real is. The post CGI or real? ‘the robot next door’ by niko photographisme appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Every few months, Boston Dynamics reveals a new video illustrating yet another impressive ability from its quickly evolving line of robots. The latest duo of clips are no exception, this time showing its Atlas robot taking a casual jog in the woods, while SpotMini is shown autonomously taking a long exploratory mission around an office building... Continue Reading Boston Dynamics' Atlas ro
When it comes to upper-limb rehabilitation, it's helpful for patients to replicate real-life tasks in which they repeatedly pick up and precisely place objects. According to scientists from Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, a good way of motivating patients to do that is to have them play tic tac toe against a robot... Continue Reading Rehabilitative robot plays a mean game of t
It was just last year that we heard about Anthouse, an interactive robot designed to entertain your home-alone dog. Unfortunately that project got cancelled, but guilty pet-owners can take heart – Mia has hit Kickstarter... Continue Reading Pet-entertaining robot isn't stingy with the treats Category: Pets Tags: Cats Dogs Kickstarter Robots Related is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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