Tag Archives: Robot

Giant Robot War!!

Ok, now this isn’t going to be an article about a cool new innovation, but a little splurt of nerdgasm instead. Japan has officially accepted the USA’s challenge to a giant robot battle! Taking place in one year, the battle will pit American brute force against¬†Japanese finesse to determine which nation is the supreme ultimate […]

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Robot Cheetah-Hurdler

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This robot world just took a huge leap into the future. Literally and figuratively. Developed by MIT researchers, this Cheetah bot has improved from its last showing last year, where it was able to run at 10 miles per hour. This time, it’s shown to be able to jump hurdles, much like a human can. […]

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Grape-Stitching Robot

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Doctors have to have to calmest hands ever to be able to do some of the work they do, which includes stitching up a laceration wound, incision…etc. Now, even robots can do those tasks, as demonstrated by this robot. This robot is extremely precise, and Da Vinci uses it to perform minimally invasive procedures. +40 […]

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Industrial Legos

We all, to some extent, grew up tinkering with Lego bricks, building cascading towers, cool little vehicles, or just trying to get that annoying little flat piece unstuck from another block. Ugh, just thinking about it makes me frustrated.¬† Well, now you can relive your childhood with the Uberblox! Consisting of aluminum nodes, bars, and […]

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Microtugs

A team from Stanford has just developed a tiny robot capable of pulling more than 2000x its own weight. Using directional adhesives similar to those on geckos, these robots are able to winch in multiple times their body weight, exceeding the power on the winch before they suffer from the adhesive slipping. The microtug can […]

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Octopus Clears Rubble

Years after the 2011 Fukushima quake-tsunami disaster, rubble is still being cleared. To aid in cleaning up the area, Japanese researchers have developed a 4-arm, 4-wheeled crawler bot, which aims to help clear the rubble, as well as save lives. Dubbed the “Octopus” because of its 8 limbs, this remote controlled bot can be fitted […]

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Balloon Animal Bot?

Clowns are creepy. But the balloon animals they make are great! Don’t you fret, because RE2 Robotics has got your back! The Highly Dexterous Manipulation System, or HDMS, includes dual robotic manipulator arms mounted on a movable humanoid torso, which can be easily mounted onto a robotic platform to perform a multitude of tasks. As […]

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