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R7 robot provides a different sort of walkabout

Not sure how many uses you can find for this one, but there it is all the same. It's the R7, a walkable robot...

4WD robot flaps circles around the competition

Check this out: a ground robot that has four-wheel drive, and that's just the beginning. It's called the Spybot 4WD, and its made by MacroSwiss....

Robots could flap paper wings and fly

Can paper move a robot? Researchers in South Korea think so, and they are out to prove it. A team at Inha University has discovered...

Samsung to release pair of robot room cleaners

Some people enjoy cleaning, but I am definitely not one of those people. With the advances in technology these days, we're already seeing some...

Microsoft strides into robotics fray

Microsoft is getting into the robotics game, with a whole toolkit of Windows-based resources and a fistful of funding for a research group to...

A school tale of two robots

Isaac Asimov would be proud. A New York teenager isn't letting his stay in a hospital get in the way of his schooling. Using a...

Robot controlled by brain waves

Maybe you've seen an episode of a science fiction show in which a person has wires connecting his head to a machine. The suggestion...

Robot-driven cars get next challenge

In late 2007, the next Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Grand Challenge will take place. It's a car race with robots at the wheel. The...

A “robotic” gearbox from Renault

While images of Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 2 are immediately conjured up by the idea of robots taking over the world, Renault isn't set...

Navy orders more iRobot bomb destroyers

More robots are on the way, and the Navy couldn't be happier. The U.S. Navy has placed an order for 213 more iRobot bomb disposal...

Researchers’ dream: bacteria to power robots

Think of it as electronic photosynthesis. A team of researchers made up of scientists from two American universities envisions using a strain of bacteria as...

Jindo the robot dog knows more tricks than Aibo

If you were a fan of Aibo, Sony’s robot dog, and you were sad to see him go out of production, this news will...

Citizen Eco-Be is one tiny rolling robot

Several companies are at work trying to make better and better robots. Citizen hasn’t been one of them up to now, but they have...

Voice-Activated R2-D2 AstroMech Robot from Hammacher

R2-D2 it is you. It IS you! Forget the R2 models and figures you played with in the past, this Voice-Activated R2-D2 from Hammacher...

Surgery in space will be possible with robots

Up until now, if you were in space and you needed surgery you were pretty much out of luck. Well, not anymore. A team...

USRobotics forays in VoIP Products, Internet Phone Launch Next Month

USRobotics this week announced its foray into the $493 million Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) equipment market. The company has planned to begin launching...

U.S. Robotics launches 802.11g USB Adapter

U.S. Robotics announced a new 802.11g Wireless USB 2.0 device. This device will be both USB 1.1 and 2.0 compliant and will use accelerated...

SK Telecom unveils Security Robot

According to Korea Times -- "A new sophisticated robot will be able to guard your home around the clock and keep you informed on...

Epson Develops World’s Smallest Flying Microrobot

Tokyo, Japan -- Seiko Epson Corporation has developed the uFR ("Micro Flying Robot"), the world's smallest flying prototype microrobot. Epson developed the uFR to...

Samsung Unveils High-tech Robot Vacuum Cleaner

The home will never be the same again. Renowned for its innovation, Samsung Electronics has unveiled a trailblazing product that may transform the domestic...

Sony Unveils the ERS-7 Third Generation AIBO Entertainment Robot

Entertainment Robot America (ERA), the division of Sony Electronics Inc. (SEL) responsible for the iconic series of autonomous AIBO(R) Entertainment Robots, announced today that...

iRobot Roomba Robotic FloorVac Gets Even Smarter

iRobot, creator of the first affordable robotic vacuum, today added two new models to its popular Roomba(R) Robotic FloorVac family, offering consumers more power...

World’s Smallest Robot

Popular Mechanics reports: ""It's small enough to "turn on a dime and park on a nickel," or so say the inventors of a 1cm-tall...

Seiko Epson Develops Power-Saving, Bluetooth-Controlled Micro Robot in Palmtop Size

Seiko Epson Corp has developed a small robot with a volume of 7.8cm3 and that weighs 12.5g. Named Monsieur II-P, it succeeds Monsieur, the first...

Sony Debuts High-Speed AIBO ERS-210A and ERS-220A Entertainment Robots

Entertainment Robot America (ERA), a division of Sony Electronics Inc., today announced the release of two upgraded high-speed AIBO„µ Entertainment Robots . The new...

Evolution Robotics Introduces the ER1 – The First Personal Robot System for Consumers

Evolution Robotics™ Inc., a robotics technology company, today unveiled the Evolution Robotics ER1™, a personal robot system designed for the home and workplace, at...

Panasonic Develops “Vacuum Cleaning Robot”

Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., best known worldwide for its Panasonic-brand products, today announced it is developing a vacuum cleaning robot for household use...

Sony Develops SDR-4X a Small Biped Entertainment Robot

Sony Corporation today announced the development of a prototype small biped entertainment robot "SDR-4X" that can adapt its performance to its environment and situations...

Necoro Robocat, the New Robotic Pet

Omron Corporation will begin selling as a new product a cat type communication robot from November 20. Orders can be placed at Takashimaya (limited...

Murata Proposes Bluetooth-Enabled Humanoid Robot

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. announced the development of a humanoid robot equipped with a Bluetooth module. Murata proposed the concept of humanoid robots by taking...

Sony Expands Aibo Entertainment Robot Line by Debuting New Models

Underscoring its vision to bring a new form of entertainment into every U.S. household, the Entertainment Robot America (ERA) unit of Sony Electronics will...

PINO the Humanoid Robot

The next generation of robot research will study the formation of relations between humans and humanoids. The exterior design of the robot will...

Motorola and Flashline Demonstrate the Ultimate Wireless Lego Robot

Using a mobile phone to remotely control a robot might sound like science fiction, but it's a reality that Motorola (NYSE: MOT) and Flashline...

The Smallest Robot Ever

Imagine a remote-controlled swarm of roach-sized tanks storming into a building through the pipes and vents. Armed with the proper sensors, cameras and communication...

Palm Pilots now becoming Robots

By Daniel Sorid Palm Pilot application No. 413: sending it for coffee. Ambitious owners of personal organizer can now move beyond such passe uses such as...

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New 3D- Printed Concept Tires are Airless, Will Never Go Flat,...

This new concept tire might make changing tires and even flat tires a thing of the past. Perhaps when this comes out cars won’t...

Essential Gadgets to Throw a Great Smart Barbecue Feast

When summer comes, it seems that the traditional barbecue feasts always take place so people can even feel hotter while doing the barbecuing. Go...

The Road to Xenotransplantation – Growing Organs in Pigs – is...

There’s a worldwide organ shortage, and xenotransplantation has long been floated in major medical circles as an alternative solution. For some time, attempts at...

A Unique Electric Racecar Will Be Running in Le Mans 24...

If you’re familiar with the new sport featuring the BattleBots, then you might think that the new Green4U Panoz Racing GT-EV may be one...

Review: The LittleBits Code Kit for Kids

Programming is a pursuit that rewards creativity and problem solving, but even for those interested in computers, it’s not exciting or glamorous. When it...

Amazon is Spending $13.7 Billion to Buy Whole Foods

On Friday, Amazon announced officially that it is buying American supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. The online retail giant further announced that the...

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Essential Gadgets to Throw a Great Smart Barbecue Feast

When summer comes, it seems that the traditional barbecue feasts always take place so people can even feel hotter while doing the barbecuing. Go...

Meitu Just Launched a Sailor Moon Phone with a Selfie Stick

Anybody who has Meitu on their phone surely loves taking selfies. Many want to own a selfie stick in order to avoid having to...

HiMirror: Instant Skin Analysis through a Snapshot

Skincare is very important because if you don’t take care of your skin, you’ll end up having plenty of blemishes and it will age...

R.I.P. MP3: But the MP3 is Still Alive and Will Be Just Fine

People on the internet seem to be spilling a lot of pixels over the fact that the MP3 has been declared dead by its inventors...

People Don’t Buy Tablets Anymore and the Device Trend is Dying

You may be part of the dying breed if you own a tablet. Customers are buying fewer tablets so keep that in good condition...

5 Amazing Travel Gadgets That May Come in Handy on Your Next Trip

Sometimes you just need to get away. Go far away from the city and leave all the stress behind. However, there are times when...