Robotics

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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DARPA’s Next Grand Challenge – Humanoid Robots

DARPA’s Next Grand Challenge – Humanoid Robots

Asimo – the most famous humanoid robot – will not attend the Challange The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is about to announce a new and extremely challenging robotic competition where – for the first time humanoid robots ...

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MorpHex – Rolling-Walking 6 Legged Robot

MorpHex – Rolling-Walking 6 Legged Robot

The MorpHex (Credit: Kåre Halvorsen) It has no guns or shields but it can walk and roll just like the Destroyer Droids (aka Droideka) of Star Wars. Developed by an avid Norwegian robot hobbyist, the MorpHex is an ongoing project, ...

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Boston Dynamics Reveals Super Jumping Robot

Boston Dynamics Reveals Super Jumping Robot

Sand Flea (Credit: Boston Dynamics) Sand Flea with its piston (Credit: Boston Dynamics) U.S. Company Boston Dynamics recently demonstrated a new type of tiny robotic jumper capable of surpassing almost any type of obstacle by jumping as high as a ...

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Underwater Surveillance Robojelly Developed

Underwater Surveillance Robojelly Developed

Robojelly with uniform bell in water (Credit: Virginia Polytechnic Institute) A unique multi university research initiative funded by the U.S. Navy has resulted in a new generation of robotic-like jellyfish. The movement of the robot though water which has been ...

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BeetleCam Robotic Camera Returns to Africa

BeetleCam Robotic Camera Returns to Africa

The Burrard-Lucas brothers with the new BeetleCam robots A BeetleCam closing in on a lioness In 2009, two young British wildlife photographers embarked on a remarkable project to develop a wheeled robot that can carry a professional camera and take ...

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Next Generation BigDog Tested in the Wild

Next Generation BigDog Tested in the Wild

Illustration of the LS3 (Credit: Boston Dynamics) DARPA – the U.S. military advance research agency, has been promoting the development of a robotic well-trained pack animal. Since 2005 the U.S. company, Boston Robotics has been working on exactly that type ...

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The Great Pyramid’s Chamber of Secrets

The Great Pyramid’s Chamber of Secrets

Robotic Images Reveal Secrets of Great Pyramid (Source-Djedi Team) The settling of a couple major and long lived questions involving the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt are only a tiny fraction of what remains to be answered in the ...

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