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We've seen quite a few interesting robot designs over the years that allow adventurous machines to negotiate difficult terrain, but few with the distinct style of the Velox robot from New York engineering firm Pliant Energy Systems. Using a novel undulating propulsion system, the bot is able to efficiently glide through the water, over rough land and has recently become adept at the art of
the $6 million, medicine ball-sized device was designed to test human-machine interaction in space. The post international space station’s ‘flying brain’ robot ball makes its debut appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A first-of-its-kind robotic helper has completed its first day on the job at the International Space Station, with ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst powering up the CIMON assistance system and putting its conversational skills to the test... Continue Reading International Space Station's spherical flying robot speaks up for the first time Category: Space Tags: Artificial Intellige
for fabrication, the robot holds and pushes the timber piece through the band saw at specific angles. The post WATCH: this mobile robot can be used for complex construction processes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
a social robot with a mask that can be changed depending on its use, allowing the disembodied bust to take on various personalities. The post furhat, the face-swapping robot with multiple personalities appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Although telepresence robots do allow remotely-located users to move about an environment, and to see and hear what's going on there, they don't actually let those users perform physical tasks. The Origibot2 does do so, however, as it's equipped with an arm and gripper... Continue Reading Origibot2 telepresence robot is armed for interactivity Category: Robotics Tags: Indiegog
footage shows the child android with just a head and no body, mimicking human expressions like smiling and frowning. The post this child robot head mimics human expressions with creepy accuracy appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
too stuffed? too lazy to reach that last slice of pizza? not a problem. The post this chest-mounted robot feeds your face so you don’t have to appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A research team led by Cornell University has demonstrated a bunch of modular robots that move together as one, but break apart and reform as a different shape that's better suited to the assigned task or to navigate obstacles... Continue Reading Modular robot changes shape and behavior to suit the task at hand Category: Robotics Tags: Cornell University Modular Robot
First the robots came for factory workers, then they came for taxi drivers – and now they're coming for your dog. Anki's new home robot, named Vector, is part pet and part digital assistant, but just how good is he at those jobs? After a few weeks of having a pet robot living in the kitchen, we've come to enjoy his company – but not for the reasons we expected... Continue Reading Vector re 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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