Author Archives: Matt Wang

EASE Hovercraft

The existence of flight robotics is tenuous at best. Its primary problem comes from finding ways to fuel the robot efficiently while still maintaining functionality, which has caused problems in the past. But this newest creation by CyPhy Works takes an innovative and yet somehow also strange perspective on this issue. The EASE robot hovercraft […]

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Romotive: Personal Robot

Ever since the movies of personal robots first came into existence, mankind has dreamed of having one of their own. But so far, many of these personal robots have been on both extremes of the spectrum, either plastic toys or incredibly expensive machines. With Romotive, however, a mere iPhone or iPod Touch can be used […]

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Kuratas Battle Mech

Oh boy have I got to get one of these. This hulking goliath moves around like a boss and is the newest vehicle and awesome fighter. At 13 feet tall and weighing 4.4 tons but carrying a hefty price tag, this monster is just too legit. This simple how-to video displays the basic functions of […]

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Mechbass Robotic Guitar

And it looks like robots everywhere will be jazzing up the world of music. And their newest ally? Mechbass, the Robotic Guitar. Another musician here to rock out the party and play some legit music. The Mechbass was made by a Victoria University of Wellington student called James McVay, for his honors project. Using SolidWorks […]

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Robot Water Snake

Now I’ll admit; this probably isn’t one of the most appealing robots to think about when considering just what might lurk under the depths of water. Originally, you could only find dangers like sharks or irukandji jellyfish in the ocean, but this robotic snake could show up in your backyard! Though hopefully that won’t be […]

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Transformer Robot

This is more of a fun robot to have around. Anyone who has ever been a Transformer fan will probably have also been disappointed by the lack of automated “transforming” that goes on. But this robot, built by Kenji Ishida and JS Robotics, actually transforms from car to humanoid, and can walk around and fire […]

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Robot Dragonfly


Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have an affordable flying camera that follows you around? You know, when you’re trying to film yourself skiing, set up a security system, or get a companion when you actively move around? Well, to such a concept, most would turn to the natural world. And what animal is […]

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