Tag Archives: Inspirational

COMAN, COmpliant huMANoid

Most humanoid robots in the past have had a fatal flaw. With stiff joints that could potentially whack someone who they work alongside or lose balance and fall to the ground, most humanoid robots aren’t necessary fit to work with other people. But COMAN was created with the sole purpose of fixing this problem. Meet […]

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3D Printed Exoskeleton for Children

Awesome video about awesome people who use awesome technology to make the world a better place; this video is a must see for people of all ages and interest groups. The exoskeleton design featured in the video is one that has been used on adults before. There is nothing novel about the design of the […]

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Keepon Cute Robot

The simple bloblike shape of “Keepon” belies its subtle complexity. Inside the dancing blob are 4 motors that control its side-to-side and forward and back head bobbing, the rotation, and the up and down motion as Keepon interacts with people. Using cameras located in the eyes, Keepon is able to recognize faces and actively interact with people […]

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2012 FIRST Robotics Championships

Recently, close to 30 thousand spectators and competitors gathered in St. Louis to compete in the largest robotics competition in the world. The following 4 minute clip is one of the best I’ve ever seen. It captures the excitement and all the motion in the competition. Note to self: Make sure to attend next year, […]

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Helen Greiner Creates Real Life R2-D2

Co-founder of iRobot is one of many of Helen Greiner’s claims to fame. She is truly an extraordinary pioneer of robotics and has advocated their use for “everything from sniffing out bombs along Baghdad roadsides to exploring pyramids in ancient Egypt to mopping a kitchen floor.” She was inspired by R2-D2 in Star Wars to create […]

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“Robots are Cool!” – will.i.am

I’ve shown this video to hundreds of people, and every single one of them has walked away, amazed at how many celebrities and figures in our community think ROBOTS are COOL! Every student in the nation needs to watch this inspiring video which showcases some amazingly popular individuals endorsing robotics. +230   

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“We Stopped Dreaming”


I’d love to share a speech by Neil Degrasse Tyson. Hes a really cool guy who is a big proponent of NASA, and in general funding for robotics, science and technology. One of my favorite speeches is his one called “we stopped dreaming” its really inspirational for me at least, and I always think.. our generation wont have a NASA […]

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