Robotics

CES 2013: Winbot 7 – Your Window Cleaning Robot

CES 2013: Winbot 7 – Your Window Cleaning Robot

The Winbot-7 Already have a robotic vacuum, a robot lawn mower, a robotic pool cleaner? how about a robotic window cleaner? Ecovacs Robotics has a new window cleaning robo-assistant called Winbot 7 on display now on the CES trade show ...

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New: Korean Anti Bird Robot

New: Korean Anti Bird Robot

anti-bird robotic ground vehicle (Credit: KBS) Two Korean manufacturers joined forces to create what might be the first ever anti-bird robotic ground vehicle. This robo-car uses loud sounds and a green laser to scare away birds endangering military and civilian ...

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Toshiba Quadruped Robot to Help Inspect Fukushima

Toshiba Quadruped Robot to Help Inspect Fukushima

Toshiba quadruped walking robot Toshiba recently unveiled a four legged robot that was built to help Japanese technicians inspect and work on the most damaged parts of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant – a place where radiation is so ...

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Robot Actively Learn to Play Table Tennis

Robot Actively Learn to Play Table Tennis

The robot and the team during one of the tests (credit: Axel Griesch/MPG, München) Researchers from the University of Darmstadt in Germany have been working on a project that is aimed at allowing a robot to learn how to play ...

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RoboBees – the Next Small Step for Robotics

RoboBees – the Next Small Step for Robotics

Potential model of a robobee – (Credit: Harvard University) Several teams of researchers from the U.S. and the U.K. are working on creating the first robotic bees which could mimic parts of the behavior of living bees but also be ...

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Mantabot – the Next Generation Sea Robot

Mantabot – the Next Generation Sea Robot

Mantabot prototype in action (Credit: University of Virginia) Researchers from University of Virginia and three other universities have been working on “reverse engineering” the way stingrays and manta rays move through water and have successfully created the Mantabot – an ...

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HydroView – iPad operated Robotic Sub you can Buy

HydroView – iPad operated Robotic Sub you can Buy

HydroView – underwater tiny sub Like sailing? Diving? how about a miniature unmanned submarine that you can use to perform inspections under your boat, explore marine life, find sunken vassals and lost equipment on the sea floor and even help ...

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SmartTripod to Replace Human Photographers?

SmartTripod to Replace Human Photographers?

The SmartTripod – the robotic photographer Wait and the SmartTripod What if you could shoot a video without the need for a photographer? a developer from Silicon Valley who participated in a competition recently created a prototype of a robot ...

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Panasonic Tests a Hair Washing Robot

Panasonic Tests  a Hair Washing Robot

Panasonic’s robot in action Panasonic recently demonstrated the first ever robotic hair washing machine which is now being tested at a hair salon in Japan and might replace human hair washers in the future. Should hair stylists have anything to ...

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Korea Test Robotic Prison Guards

South Korea was always one step ahead in many areas of technology, and now it seems that they are going to take the lead in another area – prisoner supervision. More precisely, the country has moved forward with a government ...

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