You know those weird people who spend hundreds of dollars on spa treatments for cats, or enroll their dogs in therapy? Well now these people can take their neuroticism to a whole new level with PetBot.
Who wouldn’t want a Raspbery Pi-powered open source bartending that you control with your phone or tablet?
“This is the complete liberation of the brain from the physical constraints of the body,” brain-machine interface scientist Miguel Nicolelis says.
The Machine Perception Lab unveils its latest project, an android infant that replicates real human facial expressions.
Imagine an Oscar Pistorius, in the next summer Olympics, with smart legs and feet that move naturally, controlled by his brain in exactly the same way as his hands and eyes always have been.
Romo 1 earned Kickstarter pledges of $114,796. But the newest Romo is just getting started.
ZenRobotics has raised $17M for its recycling robot
Home-cleaning robot manufacturer iRobot announced today that it has acquired one of its key competitors, Evolution Robotics, for $74 million. Evolution Robotics is the maker of the Mint floor cleaning robots.
My blissful dreams of robot-aided leisure colossal couch-potato-dom were brutally crushed, alas, under the harsh realities of early adopterhood.
oubleRobotics has just released a telepresence solution that isn’t ugly, awkward, or the apparent product of a Junkyard Wars amateur hour competition.
Japan is the land of robots, right? But not just inoffensive little welding bots that make Toyota minivans and Honda Civics. Instead, Suidobashi Heavy Industry is showing off Kuratas: a 13-foot wearable robot that makes Call of Duty armored suits look like toddlers’ action figures.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doaz9EGpm04&w=560&h=420] An aspiring hardware hacker at Twilio has used his company’s own telephony APIs as well as Node.js and Arduino to build the charming robot you see in the clip above.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxoL4bnLp0g&w=560&h=315] And now for something completely different: Here’s a video of a robot brushing a cat.
[vimeo 29124112 w=640 h=360] A couple of days ago, we told you about the free-wheelin’, music-playing robots that OLogic showed off at the Demo fall conference. Today, we can show you more about how those robots work, how much they’ll cost, when you can buy them and more.