If you plan to stay in Cupertino’s high-tech Aloft Hotel in the near future, don’t be surprised if you open your door to a 3-foot-tall robot carrying extra towels or breakfast. See, it’s the Starwood property’s new butler (officially called A.L.O. Botlr, which is […]
The French company Aldebaran has teamed up with the Japanese company Softbank to design Pepper, a personal service robot able to interpret emotions.
Velociraptor-inspired robot can run almost as fast as DARPA’s Cheetah
Cubli, le robot cubique « Korben Korben Quand on évoque le thème des robots, on pense souvent à des robots de forme humanoïde… puis viennent ensuite les robots qui roulent et les robots qui serpentent, mais avez vous déjà imaginé un robot cubique ?
by Paul Miller, posted Jun 28th 2009 at 1:38AM After what must’ve been a few painful minutes of rehearsal, a few robots built by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research have performed what we assume to be their first and last paid gig: a rendition of Happy Birthday to celebrate the 100th of the […]
Kondo bot battles rage in Japan, vision of humanity's imminent destruction crystallize by Joshua Topolsky, posted May 10th 2009 at 4:16PM You may be familiar with the modular line of Kondo robots sold in Japan [...]
Meet Nexi, the Media Lab's latest robot and Internet star – MIT News Office David Chandler, MIT News OfficeApril 9, 2008 A new experimental robot from the MIT Media Lab can slant its eyebrows in anger, or raise them in surprise, and show a wide assortment of facial expressions to communicate with people in human-centric […]
HRP-4CThe girlie-faced humanoid boasts 42 motion motors programmed to mimic the movements of flesh-and-blood fashion models.
Toyology: Really small robot makes iSobot look Amazonian Really small robot makes iSobot look Amazonian